Senior Accountant
Waste Connections - Portland, OR

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Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future!

Due to internal promotions, Waste Connections, the third largest waste industry company in the U.S., has an immediate position available for a Senior Accountant for our Portland, OR operation. On top of competitive pay, bonus, stock, and family benefits we offer a great working environment and opportunities for advancement. Join a nationwide company with a strong Oregon presence.

The Senior Accountant position offers abundant growth opportunities with a large company. The position has strong growth potential and is ideal for those that have the desire to become a Controller, handling the accounting for several business units within the Company. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing the financial functions of several of our operating locations. This is an excellent opportunity for an operationally-minded, hands-on individual looking for an established career path with growth opportunities.

Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's degree in accounting from a major university and 2-5 years of accounting experience. Salary range is $55-65,000 DOE.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements for each operating location

  • Providing variance analysis monthly of actual results vs. budget and forecast

  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts

  • Preparation of detailed annual financial budgets

  • Completion of monthly financial projection and analysis

  • Rate analysis and review

  • Completion of financial proformas for contracts and capital justification

  • Evaluating, assessing and strengthening internal controls

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Partnering and being a business leader with the District Manager
EDUCATION / Requirements

*BS/BA degree in Accounting

*2-5 years relevant experience

*willing to relocate along the west coast for future opportunities

*budgeting process experience a plus

*proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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" . EOE

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