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Controller | Accountant in Kansas City at Next Level Performers

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description

Accountant | Controller

Are you a Controller | Accountant looking for a new opportunity working directly with the owner of a 34-year old locally-owned business?

As a Controller, do you have in-depth experience administrating a company's accounting system, procedures, and controls?

Does your Accounting experience include generating financial statements including month end, AR/AP?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Why work for American Waste Systems, Inc?

•       You will work directly with the owner

•       Your experience and talent will help guide the financial health of the organization

•       A variety of work -   The American Companies has several entities including American Waste Systems, Total Venue, American Sweeping, American Pavement Maintenance and Holsman Stables.

•       You will be responsible for both backward and forward looks for the financial health of the organization.

A day in the life of the Controller includes:

•       You will be responsible for the administration of the company's accounting systems, practices, procedures, and finances.

•       Generation of financial statements and management reports including balance sheet and income statement, A/R, aging report, budget-to-actual reports and cash flow.

•       Lead the accounting team.

•       Conducting journal entries, account maintenance, reconciliation of ledger and bank accounts.

•       Preparation of reports for banks, outside accounting firm, auditors and others as required.

•       Interacting and building relationships with outside accounting firm and banks.

•       Participation in operational decisions regarding future company goals and procedures to meet company forecasts/budgets.

Job Requirements

Skills to be successful:
The ideal candidate is a confident self-starter who is very detail oriented and motivated in a fast-paced environment. We seek someone who has been in and enjoyed a position of responsibility and responding to the business, as opposed to someone who is just doing bookkeeping or “numbers crunching.'

•       BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.

•       10+ solid years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting position, preferably in an entrepreneurial environment.

•       Demonstrated track record of consistent, organized and responsive support to management.

•       Exceptional proficiency with QuickBooks and MS Office is required.

•       Must be able to manage cash and vendors in a variety of cash flow situations.


$65,000 with excellent benefits and a variety of perks.

For consideration, please submit your resume today!

American Waste Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Key Words: Accountant, Accounting, Controller, QuickBooks, A/R, A/P, Bookkeeper, Full-Charge Bookkeeper