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Title:  Senior Accountant

Requisition Id:  4986
Job Function:  Finance
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
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Position Purpose:

The Lease -  Center of Excellence (CoE) will be responsible for: leading lease accounting across all business units, heading continuous improvement efforts for the CoE, providing guidance in the implementation and operation of applicable accounting systems (specifically, the lease administration tool), maintain data hierarchy, common set of reports, training staff, overseeing adherence to finance and accounting policies, and preparing financial reports related to the Company’s lease portfolio.   

Key Job Activities:
  • Make certain that appropriate Lease asset data is maintained
  • Ensure timely, accurate reporting for leased assets are available for accounting and business decisions
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts for the Lease Center of Excellence including in the following areas:
    • Day to day management of Lease Accounting System
    • Support the accounting teams by bridging procurement/business needs in tracking leases in the PowerPlan lease system with accounting monthly recording and reporting requirements
    • Review system for global lease journal entries and partner across the organization for accurate assurance of lease journal entries
    • Maintain lease share-point repository including training/historical materials for reference and training.
    • Establish sustainable process for capital vs operating testing and documentation / conclusions thereof
    • Assisting operations in safeguarding leased assets through the oversight of tracking and verification of assets
    • Assisting in the assessment of Lease asset impairment (maintain “watch list”)
    • Identify ways to improve processes through effective system usage
    • Establish and maintain lease related policies and procedures and other related policy requirements
    • Provide technical input and consultation to the business on lease accounting
    • Develop and evolve Management Reporting for leased Assets inclusive of ROI focus Lease
    • Operate controls related to the monthly and quarterly lease process
  • Lease System / Accounting Administration:
    • Lead / coordinate with PowerPlan (lease system) on betterments / change requests
    • Master data coordination with other systems
    • Training of users
    • Continuous improvement


Required Education: in Bachelors or Accounting
Experience (North America & LATAM):
  • 3-7 years of hands-on experience in accounting and finance roles of increasing responsibility
  • Experience in a more than $1.0 billion, global company
  • Strong background in accounting
  • Public accounting; public company experience (preferable)
  • Experience in effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills capable of interacting with staff, peers, and senior leadership competently and effectively
Certifications and/or Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.