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Accounting Manager

Location: Norwell, MA, United States
Date Posted: May 8, 2023
Category: Accounting
Job ID: 122869

Job Description


Clean Harbors, located in Norwell MA, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join their Corporate Accounting team.  Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental and industrial services throughout North America with annual sales exceeding $5 billion.   A growing company, we are also the largest re-refiner and recycler of used oil in North America.  Everywhere industry meets the environment, we strive to provide eco-friendly products and services that protect and restore North America’s natural environment.  One of our primary goals as a company is supporting our customers in providing environmentally responsible solutions to further their sustainability goals in today’s world.

The Company’s accounting and finance team is a group of energetic and hard-working individuals devoted to providing high quality services to internal and external stakeholders.  In recent years the team has adopted new technologies in this effort and team members have been provided opportunities to grow their career.  We are now looking for talented new members to join our team.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Fast growing company focused on people and technology creating a cleaner safer environment.
  • Dynamic team-oriented colleagues.
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career.
  • Competitive wages.
  • Comprehensive health and other benefits coverage.
  • Group 401(k) with company matching component.
  • Positive and safe work environment.


  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of and provide coaching and development to one or more Senior Accountants.
  • Prepare reconciliations of balance sheet accounts that are more complex in nature.
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries.
  • Oversee month-end close process to ensure results are reported accurately and timely.
  • Reporting to the Director of Corporate Accounting, the candidate will also engage and communicate with key senior executives (i.e. Controller, CFO) on various accounting and finance matters.
  • Act as a primary point of contact with external and internal auditors during annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Participate in the preparation of footnotes for inclusion in SEC filings.
  • Maintain and report on judgmental accounting estimates monthly.
  • Participate in the annual budget/monthly forecast process.
  • Opportunities to participate in strategic projects supporting other parts of the business and subject to greater visibility across the organization.

          What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Driven self-starter possessing critical thinking, problem-solving skills along with an appreciation for detail.
  • Hard working, forward-thinking individual looking to further their career at a company with multiple growth opportunities.
  • Effective communication and teambuilding skills combined with an ability to manage multiple on-going tasks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA or CPA in process preferred.
  • 5+ years in public accounting or public / private mix.
  • Experience in Oracle ERP a plus.

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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