Staff Accountant
Waste Connections Inc - Puyallup, WA

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Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future! Waste Connections, the third largest waste industry company in the U.S., has an immediate position available for a Staff Accountant for our LRI Hidden Valley Landfill location in Puyallup, WA. Join a nationwide company with a strong South Sound presence; LRI/Hidden Valley Landfill, Murrey's Disposal and LeMay Enterprises are Waste Connections operations. The Staff Accountant position has strong growth potential and is ideal for someone that has the desire to become an Assistant Controller, and eventually a Controller, where s/he would be handling the accounting for several business units within the Company.

As a Staff Accountant, you will be trained to do the accounting for several districts (business units), and will have heavy Accounts Receivable responsibilities, will book journal entries, reconciliations, and may be involved in the budgeting and forecasting processes. This is an excellent opportunity for an operationally-minded, hands-on individual looking for an established career path with growth opportunities. A Bachelors Degree in Accounting or a related field is required. The ability to relocate within 2 years is also required for this position.

Responsibilities include: Full Accounts Payable responsibilities Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements for each operating location Reconciliation of general ledger accounts Assist in the preparation of annual financial budgets Assist in preparation of detailed budget, income or expenditure reports Completion of monthly financial projection analysis Learn 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 Special projects as assigned Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 12 credit hours Accounting coursework is absolutely required 0-2 Years Accounting experience Ability to relocate within 2 years of start date 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'. EOE

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