Accountant III - Corporate Accounting

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Skills & expertise
Attention to detail
Communication skills


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Job description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. 

Position Purpose: 

Performs various specialized accounting functions of complex nature and ensures that procedures and practices are being followed in accordance with Company policy, accounting principles, and contractual requirements.  Prepares internal detailed reports.   Works directly with Headquarters providing comprehensive reporting such as Vector financial reports.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries for multiple entities.
  • Prepares account reconciliations.
  • Assist with the annual audit. Ensures the accuracy of information and compliance with established accounting principles and Company policies. 
  • Reconciles VIE accounts.
  • Issues I/C non project invoices. Resolves I/C disputes as necessary.
Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

Preferred experience


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a similar role. Must have broad knowledge of accounting concepts, accounting office practices and procedures usually obtained through either college courses or equivalent commercial experience. 
  • Computer skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and accounting systems software.  Ability to develop complex spreadsheets and modify formats in order to complete assignments.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.


  • Must adhere to departmental policies, schedules and deadlines.
  • Plans and carries out successive steps and resolves problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, and accepted practices.
  • Assistance is provided with unusual situations that do not have clear objectives.
  • Suggest improvements to processes and/or procedures to increase accuracy and efficiency.
  • Regularly assists others in the resolution of problems and issues.
  • Regular contact with all functional areas to communicate and resolve issues. 
  • May have frequent contact with governmental authorities and/or auditors to clarify, obtain or furnish information and to resolve problems.
  • Must possess above average organization and communication skills required to interact with multiple internal and external contacts. 
  • Effective written communication skills with good vocabulary, good grammar and the ability to independently compose routine written communications. 
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to details, and present good planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • Must have the ability to handle diverse tasks simultaneously and be able to work effectively with interruptions and meet strict deadlines.  Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Spends most of time in an office environment. Must be familiar with keyboarding and general office equipment.
  • Occasional travel may be required for training activities.

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