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Senior Director - Finance

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Windsor, Connecticut, United States

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

I. Job Summary
Finance leader for a multi-billion dollar business unit. Responsibilities to include collection, payroll, accounts payable, accounting, reporting and financial planning/analysis.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Manages the following functions and staff for a given site or geography: billing and collection, payroll, accounts payable, and accounting and reporting.
  • Administers the financial analysis activities and provides for the analysis and interpretation of past, present and indicated future results of the company and divisions and affiliates, relating to sales, costs, profits, and rate of return.
  • Administers and provides for financial planning and budget preparation and follow up controls and comparisons relating to both short-term and long-term plans for corporate, divisional, and affiliate units.
  • Administers design and implementation of financial information systems; seeks ways to improve financial reporting and controls.
  • Spearheads periodic campaigns for profit improvement and finding other potential savings for the company. Issues interpretative written reports to management relating to weak spots in need of corrective action.
  • Reviews all capital expenditure requests from the standpoint of approval control and insures that required financial analysis has been completed where required for those proposals requiring senior management and/or Board approval.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:

  • Direct supervision of 4 full-time employees, including:
  • Indirect supervision of 30 full-time employees.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelors Degree (accredited) in Accounting, Business Administration or similar area of study.
  • Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of previous experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely.
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely.
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely.
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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