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Interstate Waste Services, Inc. Operations Controller- NYC Market area in Teaneck, New Jersey


Interstate Waste Services is the most progressive and innovative provider of solid waste and recycling services in the country! We primarily service Northern New Jersey, Southern New York State, New York City, and recently expanded our operations of transfer stations into Pennsylvania and Ohio, where we also own and operate a state-of-the-art rail-served landfill. We cater to a diverse range of residential, industrial and commercial customers. Our mission has always been to provide our customers with the highest quality waste, recycling and environmental services, while keeping focus on employee, customer and environmental safety.

What makes our company culture unique is we have mastered the ability to balance the standards of a large corporate company while maintaining our small business family style culture.


Overview: We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Operations Controller to join our team in our New York City Market Area. As an Operations Controller, you will play a critical role in overseeing and optimizing our company's operational finance processes. You will be responsible for monitoring financial performance, analyzing operational data, implementing efficiency measures, and providing strategic recommendations to improve overall performance. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, Waste Industry operations management, and analytical skills to drive operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Monitoring and Analysis:

  2. Monitor and analyze financial performance metrics, including revenue, expenses, and profitability.

  3. Identify areas of improvement and cost-saving opportunities through financial analysis.

  4. Develop and maintain financial models to forecast and track operational performance.

  5. Operational Efficiency:

  6. Assess current operational processes and procedures to identify areas for improvement.

  7. Implement strategies to streamline operations, reduce waste, and increase efficiency.

  8. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements and best practices.

  9. Budgeting and Forecasting:

  10. Assist in the development of annual budgets and forecasts.

  11. Track actual performance against budgeted targets and provide variance analysis.

  12. Make recommendations for adjustments to ensure financial goals are met.

  13. Risk Management:

  14. Identify operational risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.

  15. Implement internal controls to ensure compliance with company policies and regulations.

  16. Monitor and assess potential risks to business operations and develop contingency plans.

  17. Reporting and Communication:

  18. Prepare regular reports and presentations on operational and financial performance for senior management.

  19. Communicate key insights and recommendations to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.

  20. Collaborate with finance, accounting, and other departments to ensure accurate reporting and alignment of goals.

  21. Compliance Reporting:

  • Prepare and file Annual Report for the NYC Business Integrity Commission.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Operations Management, or related field; CPA, MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.

  • 5+ Years experience in the Waste Industry is strongly preferred.

  • Proven experience in operations management, financial analysis, or a related role.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful conclusions.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis tools (e.g., Excel, ERP systems).

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and efficiency.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience in risk management and internal controls is a plus.

  • Knowledge of relevant industry regulations and compliance requirements.

Additional Information

Career opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with Interstate

Waste Services. Many of our Supervisors, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as

Helpers, Drivers, or Dispatchers. IWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate

diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,

age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

Salary and benefits

Interstate Waste Services is committed to providing a world class work place to all employees. Each

eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including, competitive pay, 401k

benefits with company match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also

receive Paid Time Off and Holidays

Salary Range Minimum

USD $125,000.00/Yr.

Salary Range Maximum

USD $175,000.00/Yr.

ID 2024-2203

Job Locations US-NJ-Teaneck

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time