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District Accountant - Kelowna, BC #352985

Company: Waste Connections, Inc

Date: 10/20/2019

City: Kelowna, BC

Job Title

District Accountant

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Kelowna, British Columbia

Job Description

District Accountant – BC Interior (Kelowna)

Are you looking to join a growing team that is full of opportunity and career growth? How about a team that celebrates wins, supports you directly in achieving your goals, offers flexibility and pushes you to the next level? At Waste Connections of Canada , our leadership team’s #1 priority is you!

Waste Connections is a leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America. A publicly traded company, 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 Accountant at Waste Connections you will be involved with every piece of the accounting cycle. You will support the District Controller in daily accounting tasks in addition to monthly forecasting, the annual budget and special projects. You will interact with employees from all aspects of the business including Operations, Sales, Dispatch, 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.

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and prepare annual budget process and monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages

  • Liaise with internal auditors, as required and maintain internal controls

  • Implement and maintain reporting processes, including financial statements and monthly analysis

  • Travel within BC interior and Interprovincial travel required


  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Accounting or Economics (BComm, BMgt)

  • Minimum 3-4 years of full-cycle accounting experience

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Highly organized with attention to detail

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and navigate multiple priorities

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel and related accounting business systems

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a company with great operating values and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and retirement packages alongside a variety of rewards, bonuses, and incentives.

Come, become part of a team that leads by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements:







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.

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