Waste Connections, Inc Assistant Controller in Austin, Texas

Job Title

Assistant Controller

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Austin, Texas

Job Description

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

We have a position available for an Assistant Controller. This position would require that you relocate to another one of our locations after a 12 - 18 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

  • Special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 12 credit hours accounting coursework is absolutely required, Master preferred

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience as either a senior accountant or assistant controller role

  • Must be willing to travel to local sites 25% of the time. Typical travel consist of 1-2 day trips.

  • MUST be willing to relocate with 12 – 18 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.)

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.