Assistant Controller

Rumpke Consolidated companies, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is a non-hazardous solid waste and recycling collection, transfer, and disposal company that operates primarily in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, as well as parts of West Virginia. The environmentally conscious company invests considerable time and resources into sustainability and environmental protection. As a growing company, Rumpke can provide you versatile career opportunities along with competitive salaries and a suite of incentives and benefits.

Job Summary:

This position is for an Assistant Controller of a $100 Million + revenue level market area containing various hauling companies, transfer stations, recycling processing facilities and landfills in various locations within multiple states. The incumbent will act in the role of a financial business partner with the Region Vice President, performing complex business analysis, evaluating detailed pro-forma’s, assisting with bid creation/submittals, analyzing contracts and productivity optimization, managing acquisition/divesture due diligence and the integration or disposal process, responsible for completion of region annual budgets and periodic forecasts. Primary duty is to support the Region Vice President and location (branch) Managers by providing essential information and analysis that allows the Managers to make good business decisions that match up with corporate goals and objectives.

This position will support business units primarily in Ohio, with home office in Columbus Ohio. This position will require some daily travel, but overnights are not expected.

Essential Functions:

General Ledger Financial Statement• Review, analyze, modify, and approve. • Review and approve backup and journal entries that affect each district/region operation. • View/print financial statements for personal review. • Verify all changes completed and submitted by due date from various operational managers and coordinate with Area Controller or Assistant. • Provide verbal or written explanations for moderate-large variances from Base Line Plan

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable• Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff proper/correct coding for accuracy. Provide training as necessary • Assist Corporate Credit & Collections Department with cutoff dates/customer follow-up • Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff that invoices are accrued per corporate policy. Provide training as necessary.

Fixed Assets• Review cost from general ledger to detail • Ensure capital requisitions are generated correctly and provide training as needed • Run reports and evaluate as needed • Ensure compliance with Company asset disposal procedures

Audit• Review and respond to Corporate Internal Audit Reports on a timely basis • Identify recurring issues and provide training as needed.

Budgeting/Forecasting • Assist operational managers in setting time frames, reviewing, consolidating, modifying, and completing annual budgets and periodic forecasts • Responsible for ensuring the completion of budgets and forecasts in accordance with the corporate deadlines.• Responsible for re-budgeting or forecasting for new acquisitions.• Assist region and operational managers with the preparation of the capital expenditure budget or forecast.• Assist Region Vice President with the annual presentation to Corporate Executives

Acquisitions/Divestitures/Swaps/Municipal and other Bids• Provide for/be responsible for the review, analysis, due diligence, pro-formas, for any region- related acquisition, divestiture, or swap. Directly coordinate with and through the Corporate Business Development Department • Partner with region manager or other Executives, or individually as directed, to negotiate contracts, and attend to financial and operational matters as requested/required• Transition new acquisitions into existing operations, as needed.• Assist in the preparation, review, presentation and submittal of bids • Work directly with IT department to ensure new customers are adequately communicated to, are added to the Order Entry System, and are billed correctly and timely• Assist in scheduled training of operational staff as needed.• Schedule and coordinate meetings with department heads to transition the acquisition or divestiture process

Pricing• Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff pricing for all services and equipment is established and reviewed routinely to reflect cost of providing equipment or service and desired margin.• Assist in implementing price adjustments as required to meet District, Region and Corporate objectives.

Billing• Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff that all customers are accurately billed for all services rendered in a timely fashion.• Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff/Corporate Office that accounts receivable balances reflect timely payment of customer invoices.• Ensure through direct communication with operational managers/staff/Corporate Office that company goals for Accounts Receivable management are met or exceeded.• Responsible for approving credits in billing system that exceed operational manager’s limit of authority.

Computer Technology
  • Strong IT skills in the implementation and operation/usage of major business systems including Order Entry and Accounting/Finance/Budgeting.
  • Very strong Personal Computer skills with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Word, and Access. Microsoft Excel skills must be above average to highly skilled
  • Knowledge/experience in SAP/SAC Planning a plus.

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:
  • Accounting/Business BA or BS Degree from a four (4) year college or university (minimum)
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience as an Accounting Supervisor/Controller in a medium to large business environment.
  • CPA or comparable technical designation/advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with Waste Hauling Operations. Operational understanding/knowledge of Transfer and Landfill Operations required.


This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.