Assistant Controller

Job Title

Assistant Controller

Primary Location

Altamonte Springs, Florida

Employee Type


Job Description

Waste Connections Accounting professionals bring their number crunching expertise along with their strong communication skills to help guide our company to profitability. Controllers don't just keep score, they are active in our operations, know our business, and provide a solid financial foundation for our company to succeed now and in the future. If this sounds like you, we want you to keep reading the description below .

Why you need to join us!
• CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.
• INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.
• RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

We are looking for a talented Assistant Controller who wants to learn and excel at our Altamonte Springs, FL location.

This position would require that you relocate to another one of our locations after a 12 - 24 month training period.

Responsibilities include:
  • Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements for each operating location
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Preparation of annual financial budgets
  • Preparation of detailed budget, income or expenditure reports
  • Completion of monthly financial projection analysis
  • Rate analysis and review
  • Managing flow of accounting data to/from remote facilities
  • Evaluating and assessing internal controls and operating results including analysis of budget to actual results; presents cost reduction recommendations to management
  • Providing training to non-financial personnel on internal control compliance and accounting procedures
  • Learn all functions and aspects of accounting department
  • other accounting or administrative tasks as required and assigned
  • Involvement in special projects as needed

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA orMBA a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience as either a senior accountant or assistant controller role is preferred
  • Must be open to travel to local sites as needed. Same day trips are most common but overnight travel could occur.
  • MUST be willing to relocate with 12 - 24 months
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel and related accounting business systems

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V.)