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Finance Manager Inventory Accounting

Location: Norwell, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2021
Category: Finance
Job ID: 73393

Job Description


The Opportunity

Clean Harbors is seeking a Finance Manager, Inventory Accounting in Norwell, MA. This is an excellent opportunity to join a large and respected company in an important role in the finance department.  The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, organized, detail-oriented finance lead.  The successful candidate will report to the Director, Inventory Accounting and work closely with other leadership positions in the company. 

The Finance Manager, Inventory Accounting role is an important role in the finance department.  Key responsibilities include inventory valuation, analysis, and management of inventory from WIP to finished goods.

Why work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Leading Environment Sustainability and Circular Economy Efforts
  • Spirited and passionate team who display core values of safety, teamwork, integrity, customer service and stakeholder value
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times; 
  • Maintain the inventory accounts in the General Ledger
  • Create monthly journal entries
  • Generate and analyze inventory reports
  • Monitor costs of production and impact on inventory valuation
  • Diagnose the causes of inventory variances, including quantity and cost drivers
  • Ensure practices are in place to prepare supporting documentation needed for management, internal and external reporting, external auditors, and SOX requirements
  • Ability to drive process improvements and develop systematic processes
  • Work for Finance Director, Inventory Accounting and with supply chain operations to understand inventory levels and provide recommendations on how to optimize inventory positions

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Experience in finance and accounting functions in a medium to large company with 8-12 years of experience overall and at least 3 years specifically in inventory management and valuation.
  • Possess strong cost accounting experiences and skills
  • Proven information systems/accounting software expertise and Excel skills
  • Oracle Experience is a plus
  • Possess strong analytical skills and an entrepreneurial spirit with an ability and desire to roll up their sleeves and be hands on
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates sound communication and collaboration skills
  • Undergraduate degree required, CPA or MBA preferred

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

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

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

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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