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Waste Connections Staff Accountant in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Job TitleStaff AccountantPrimary LocationElk Grove Village, IllinoisEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

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.

Our company is a nationwide, publicly traded industry powerhouse and we are looking for best in class accountants to leave the world of audit and public accounting behind for an opportunity with incredible growth and leadership opportunities. We provide work life balance and continuous skill training to always prepare you for advancement to the next level.

Your role will continuously develop as a business partner and analyst, working hand in hand with Operations both in the office and in the field to achieve success.

This is an opportunity for accounting professionals who are entrepreneurial minded, appreciate an autonomous and unstructured work environment, and want to take an interactive role in providing leadership and guidance in a progressive and growing industry.

As a Staff Accountant, you will report to the District Controller overseeing the financial functions of several of our operating locations.

More specifically:

• Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements for each designated operating location.• Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts.• Monthly narrative analysis of significant financial variances to budget and forecast.• Monthly completion of a three-month financial forecast.• Rate analysis and review.• Effective ongoing communication of financial related information to business counterparts.• Managing flow of accounting data to/from remote facilities.• Assisting with quarterly Sarbanes Oxley compliance and review.• Planning and participating in the annual financial budget process.• Providing training to non-financial personnel on internal control compliance, accounting procedures and financial statement review.• Some travel and awesome potential for relocation opportunities.

Your technical background should include:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting• 0-2 years of accounting experience. Public accounting experience a plus, but is not required.• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Excel and related accounting business systems.• Demonstrated excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.

This position may require company paid relocation within 1 to 2 years for promotional purposes.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at .

Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)