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Casella Waste Systems Inc. Market Area Controller in Peabody, Massachusetts

Position Summary

The Market Area Controller develops budgets for divisional consideration by region leadership, oversees and directs accounting operations within a few cost centers under multiple divisions of Casella.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close processes to ensure reports are entered and completed on time.
  • Works with the Assistant Controller to identify and correct inconsistency in reporting within specific accounts or as related to mapping of database activity.
  • Assists Regional Controller with overall compliance in performance of controls and the accuracy of the financial statements and compliance with the company’s principles and standards, SOX and GAAP.
  • Oversees the preparation of financial statements and filing to align with guidelines of GAAP.
  • Measures cost and control through annual operating budgets in order to stay on task and within guidelines of manufacturing needs.
  • Develops, executes, and manages control systems to ensure company integrity and regional distribution inventories.
  • Communicates with accounting team and other departments to engage in future planning as well as ensuring all current functions are meeting their financial and operational goals; creates clear goals for direct reports in order to provide accountability and feedback.
  • Conducts ad hoc analyses of the organizations' finances and prepares reports in order to facilitate decision making.
  • Assists in budgeting and cash management activities as well as oversees audits of policies to preserve the organizations assets.
  • Manages and provides leadership to team members by effectively communicating, establishing clear goals and objectives, coaching team members on achieving goals, and ensuring access to training and development opportunities that assist employees in attaining the necessary skills to achieve team and corporate results.
  • Participates in training and other learning opportunities to expand knowledge of the company, products, sales, and services and performs any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and/or abide by our core values.
  • Ensures compliance with all company, state, and federal policies, regulations, and laws regarding employment and employee safety.
Education, Experience & Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other related field, 8-10 years of responsible leadership experiences in management or a supervisory position, 8-10 years of experience in an operational environment, and be legally eligible to work in the US. A Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel quarterly is necessary. An advanced degree, certifications in techniques for process improvement, specialized training in accounting or finance, and experience and/or interest in an environmental and/or sustainability field is preferred.

Outstanding relationship management, coaching and development skills, a solid understanding of the solutions business and industries, and knowledge of a safe working environment are needed. A strong understanding of planning, processing, and manufacturing service contracts and a demonstrated knowledge of strategic economics, budgeting and accounting principals are expected.


Ethical and communicative individual who is disciplined, intelligent, and utilizes strategic information and objectives of the sector to make beneficial financial decisions for the market area and further develop a team.


Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance, Maternity & Parental Leave, Flexible Spending Accounts, Discounted Stock Program, 401K, Employee Awards, Employee Assistance Plan, Wellness Incentive, Tuition Assistance, Career Pathways, and More.


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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an environment of inclusion and mutual respect where opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and veteran status, status as individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as a company and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

Job Locations US-MA-Peabody

Job ID 2024-5220

Category Finance & Accounting

Type Regular Full-Time