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Assistant Controller

Calgary, AB

Assistant Controller


$100K + Bonus + Stock Options


STRIVE is a Vancouver-based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting Finance, Construction, Corporate Administration, and Operations. Our proactive recruitment approach allows us to uncover high-caliber professionals for niche, specialized, and what are often regarded as "hard to fill" roles. At the same time, our simple philosophy recognizes the need to fully understand every client and candidate's motivations, requirements, and objectives.



The client is a US Headquartered, dual-listed corporation, with $8 billion in global revenue. As an Assistant Controller, you will support the District Controller in daily accounting tasks in addition to monthly forecasting, the annual budget, and special integration projects. You will interact with employees across all Departments including Operations, Engineering, IT, Sales, and Customer Service. Your success within the role is reliant on an ambitious work ethic, excellent communication and the ability to problem-solve. The key to Waste Connections’ continued growth and success is sourcing, developing, and promoting individuals who meet these expectations.


  • Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements
  • Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts
  • Completion of monthly financial projection analysis
  • Monthly narrative analysis of significant financial variances to budget and forecast
  • Effective ongoing communication of financial related information to business counterparts
  • Planning and participating in the annual financial budget process
  • Prepare all capital purchase requests for the district, including preparation of all support documents
  • Implement and maintain required internal controls
  • Implement and maintain regular reporting processes to support operations
  • Coordinating and performing Inventory counts
  • Providing training to non-financial personnel on internal control compliance, accounting procedures and financial statement review
  • Special projects as assigned.

Skills & Experience:

  • 3-4 years’ experience, preferably in oil & gas or manufacturing industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • CPA Certification a plus.
  • Big 6 Experience an asset
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel and related accounting business systems.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively within all levels of the organization
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities
  • Must be a self-starter with the initiative to learn and a great work ethic

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus Structure
  • RRSP Matching
  • Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Comprehensive dental, medical, and vision benefits


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