Waste Connections, Inc CAN-Assistant Controller in Concord, Ontario

Job Title

CAN-Assistant Controller

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Concord, Ontario

Job Description

Looking for a career not a job? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you want to understand the ins-and-outs of a business? Do you have an accounting degree, but hate sitting in a cubical?

Location: Toronto, ON

Waste Connections is a publicly traded company that specializes in the removal and disposal of trash. We pride ourselves in being a team of driven employees who do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason. Our decentralized business model empowers employees to make an immediate impact at the local level. And, most importantly, we work hard but play harder!

As an Assistant Controller at Waste Connections you will be involved with every piece of the accounting cycle. From processing invoices and reconciling payments to booking journal entries and presenting annual budgets, each day brings a new challenge. When not helping with the daily accounting functions you will be working with employees from all aspects of the business. You are not expected to sit at your desk all day, but instead to learn about Operations, Sales, Customer Service, and more. Your success within the role is all dependent on how hard you work, how well you communicate, and your ability to become a leader. The key to Waste Connections’ continued growth and success is finding, developing, and promoting individuals who meet these expectations.


  • Must be a self-starter with the initiative to learn and a great work ethic

  • Interested in being exposed to and interfacing with multiple facets of the organization

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements

  • Support operations personnel with daily, weekly and monthly metric calculations

  • Assist in annual budgets, audits, system implementations, etc.

  • Willingness to relocate for promotional opportunities


  • 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

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, short term and long term disability, life insurance, and unlimited opportunities to 'Connect with Your Future'. For more information and to apply, please visit www.wasteconnections.com at http://www.wasteconnections.com/ .

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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.