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Finance Director

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Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2022
Category: Finance
Job ID: 116225

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors is seeking a Finance Director to become a business partner of US West Region Sales & Service group. This role is responsible for the continuous improvement and implementation of financial and management information systems. This role supports Vice-Presidents and Regional Managers to ensure that financial data is maintained and reported in a timely and accurate manner.

The role provides an opportunity to work in a friendly, fast-paced environment with a team-player mentality that has a sizable impact on future investments within Clean Harbors’ Sales & Service Organization.

Preferred location of position is Seattle area but will consider other candidates on the west coast.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment 
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Operations, Vice-Presidents, and Management to support Sales & Service Management. Act in a "business partner" capacity with Regional Management;
  • Perform monthly closing of all Profit and Loss (P&L) activity in the region; Analyze job profitability and analyze P&L each month. Analyze key costs incurred for various tasks and specific jobs vs expectations. Prepare and post Journal Entries;
  • Analyze information flow and recommend and implement improvements. Participate, recommend, and track cost savings projected vs actual;
  • Prepare budget for the region and its branches;
  • Present, explain, and comment on financial results at the branch or region level to Executive Management, including processes and procedures critical to the generation of timely and accurate financial results. Recommend areas for improvement from any unfavorable trends;
  • Research and compile information from various systems and sources and recommend approaches to improve profit to operations personnel, as well as system and control improvements to senior management;
  • Responsible for reading, comprehending, and following the applicable narratives pertaining to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements;
  • Responsible for timely and accurate submissions to auditors when questions arise surrounding audits.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA Preferred;
  • 7+ years experience in a similar role;
  • Advanced MS Excel skills;
  • Strong SQL skills;
  • Excellent detail, organizational, communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and adjust accordingly;
  • Must be an analytical and flexible thinker.

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us. 

Join our safety focused team today! To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class. 

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company. 


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