Senior Accountant

Oakville, ON Full-time $80000.00-$90000.00/year


(Oakville, Ontario)


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 Accountant to join our accounting team.  The Senior Accountant will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements, reconciliations, analysis and special projects.

Position Description: 

Ø  Manages and coordinates the overall financial administration of the assigned division(s).

Ø  Preparation and submission of monthly financial statements with full analysis and commentary to Senior Staff and the Corporate Accounting Department.

Ø  Variance analysis on income and expenses as support to the monthly financial Statements.

Ø  Maintain accounting records within Business Central.

Ø  Maintain and create production/statistical databases/Excel tables.

Ø  Assists regional controller with annual audit, budget preparation and forecasts.

Ø  Assists with month end close; reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and inter-company accounts.

Ø  Preparation of municipal invoices and revenue share schedules.

Ø  Responsible for daily/monthly bank reports

Ø  Provide assistance to Operation Managers as required to increase profitability of the division(s)/company.

Ø  Preparation of HST and Stats Canada reports

Ø  Manages accounting staff and conduct regular performance reviews.

Ø  Maintain/oversee timely vendor invoice processing and perform/oversee customer collections.

Ø  Maintain positive relationships with all staff, vendors, clients and municipal government contacts.

Ø  Maintain and create production/statistical databases/Excel tables.

Ø  Ad Hoc reporting

Ø  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

Ø  Final year of CPA studies or CPA designation.

Ø  Minimum 5-7  years of experience in working in fast paced, deadline driven accounting environment.

Ø  Excellent proficiency with productivity software, MS Office Suite, particularly Excel. (advanced skills)

Ø  Strong skills in using accounting software applications (Business Central, RTA Fleet Management Software, Navusoft or Materials Manager would be an asset)

Ø  Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills to function in a deadline driven environment.

Ø  Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with employees at various levels of the organization.

Ø  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


Reasons to Apply, Stay and Grow with Emterra Group

·         Competitive wages and annual wage increases!

·         Comprehensive health benefits (drug, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance)!

·         Employee Assistance Program, paid for by the Company!

·         Tuition reimbursement program and professional development support!

·         Be part of an entrepreneurial organization that wants to continue to learn and grow!

·         Ability to have impact and make change!

Emterra Group is committed to maintaining an equitable, fair, and diverse environment. Any applicants who have a disability or require reasonable accommodation may speak directly with our Human Resources Department. Reasonable accommodations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.



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