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Sr. Accountant - International


Morristown, NJ
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Sr. Accountant - International
Job ID 6547           
Morristown, NJ
Full-Time Regular
Bachelors Degree
Minimum 5 Years

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit .

Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position will assist the Manager in all aspects of accounting and reporting for Covanta’s growing international business, including preparation and analysis of financial statements, general ledger maintenance and statutory reporting.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to complete the monthly accounting close.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts to supporting documentation, investigate and resolve reconciling items timely.
  • Prepare, review and enter journal entries.
  • Ensure compliance with company accounting policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.



B.S. - Accounting

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience including international accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Peoplesoft or similar ERP experience; proficient Excel user
  • Longview experience is a plus
  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and solving problems
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Detail oriented with an understanding of U.S. GAAP and IFRS

(Internal Code: *LI-COV)