Senior Staff Accountant

Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 08-24-2018
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion.  Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.
 
Our Corporate head office is currently searching for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our accounting team.  The Accountant will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements, reconciliations, analysis and special projects.

What will you do?
  • Manages and coordinates the overall financial administration of the assigned division(s).
  • Preparation and submission of monthly financial statements with full analysis and commentary to Senior Staff and the Corporate Accounting Department.
  • Variance analysis on income and expenses as support to the monthly financial Statements.
  • Maintain accounting records within Great Plains.
  • Maintain and create production/statistical databases/Excel tables.
  • Assists regional controller with annual budget preparation and forecasts.
  • Assists with month end close; reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and inter-company accounts.
  • Reconcile bank accounts.
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset maintenance and reporting for all locations.
  • Provide assistance to Operation Managers as required to increase profitability of the division(s)/company.
  • Mentor/oversee clerical staff and conduct regular performance reviews.
  • Maintain/oversee timely vendor invoice processing and perform/oversee customer collections.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all staff, vendors, clients and municipal government contacts.
  • Maintain and create production/statistical databases/Excel tables.
  • Ad Hoc reporting.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
What will you bring?
  • Final year of CPA studies or CPA designation.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in working in fast paced, deadline driven accounting environment.
  • Advanced skills with productivity software, MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong skills in using accounting software applications (Great Plains, RTA Fleet Management Software, Route Optix or Materials Manager would be an asset)
  • Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills to function in a deadline driven environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with employees at various levels of the organization.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Manufacturing background would be an asset.
What do we offer?
  • A rewarding career in a Company with a mission to create environmentally sustainable communities.
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth.
  • Ongoing support and resources to ensure your success in this role.
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change.
Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways: 905-336-9084; or by mail at 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON, L7M 1K4.
 
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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