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Senior Accountant - Auditor

Company: Charah Solutions Inc
Location: Louisville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Do you thrive in a company in which you roll up your sleeves and get it done? Do you want to work for a company that is people-centric, execution driven, accountability focused and marked by world-class safety, a high level of energy and unquestionable integrity?If so, come join us. Charah Solutions is the leading provider of environmental services and byproduct sales to the power generation industry. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, we assist utilities and independent power producers in sustainably managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity. With over 30 years of experience, we also design and implement solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, fly ash sales, and structural fill projects. To be our best, we need the best. At Charah Solutions, our best begins with you. Charah Solutions offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Company Contribution After 1 Year, Paid Time Off, Incredible Safety Record, and Well-Maintained Equipment. As a key member of the Finance & Accounting team, you'll be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and planning of the Company's internal audit programs, including the implementation of the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) program. Post SOX implementation, you will play a lead role in the creation of an in-house Internal Audit function, and you will be responsible for testing of the Company's key internal controls in accordance with SOX to ensure compliance. This position reports functionally to the Chief Financial Officer with direct interaction with the outsourced internal audit firm and other members of the accounting and finance department. The ideal candidate can operate as a high-level individual contributor and critical thinker who works collaboratively with a team of accounting and finance professionals. Responsibilities Position may involve performing other duties as required, which may not be mentioned below. Specific duties may change from time to time.

  • Support the execution of internal audits with the help and direction of the outsourced internal audit firm
  • Prepare audit documentation, including control matrices, flowcharts, narratives, testing documentation, findings and recommendations
  • Work with financial and non-financial company personnel to support the creation of process narratives and the identification of key controls within the business processes
  • Assist with the development of project scope for the internal audit assignments, including the Company's SOX implementation
  • Support external audit procedures over testing of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls in accordance with SOX
  • Identify issues, recommend areas for improvement, and help develop creative and effective solutions to mitigate risk and successfully remediate potential audit issues
  • Utilize data analysis tools to identify risks and evaluate trends to improve Company's control environment
  • Complete projects and reports in an accurate and timely manner with a commitment to meeting deadlines Qualifications
    • Valid driver's license required
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and CPA and/or CIA certification
    • Minimum 4 years of accounting experience, including financial auditing and / or public accounting at the senior auditor level; Big 4 experience preferred
    • Experience in the construction and/or power and utilities industry preferred
    • Strong knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles and other general and operational principles
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word
    • Strong process and analytical skills
    • Strong systems and software aptitude Work Environment & Conditions
      • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
      • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written
      • Sustain interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and externally
      • Maintain company information in a confidential manner
      • Professional appearance, warm demeanor, collaborative work style and a positive attitude
      • Must be able to hear and see naturally or with correction Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Charah Solutions Inc, Louisville , Senior Accountant - Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Louisville, Kentucky

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