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District Accountant

Barrie, Canada

As anAccountantat Waste Connections of Canada, you will be involved with every piece of the accounting cycle. You will support the District Controller in daily accounting tasks in addition to monthly reporting and special projects. You will interact with employees from all aspects of the business including Operations, Sales, Dispatch, Customer Service, and Maintenance. Your success within the role is reliant on an ambitious work ethic, excellent communication and the ability to problem solve. Your success within the role is reliant on an ambitious work ethic, excellent communication and the ability to problem-solve. The key to Waste Connections’ continued growth and success is sourcing, developing, and promoting individuals who meet these expectations.

We have an immediate opening for aDistrict Accountantfor our Barrie and Bracebridge Districts, located in Barrie, Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate month-end district close process including billing,

  • Prepare, key GL journal entries

  • Review and approve all accounts payable invoices

  • Prepare month-end financial statements and monthly analysis reports

  • Prepare annual budget and participate in the budget review process

  • Implement and maintain required internal controls

  • Review and approve various items in Trux – Cash, Adjustments

  • Prepare district quarterly and annual reporting packages, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, analysis of key balance sheet sections, and discussion of financial statement variances

  • Liaise with internal auditors, as required

  • Implement and maintain daily, weekly and semi-monthly reporting processes

  • Prepare financial analysis for any district project or decision, as required

  • Prepare all capital purchase requests for the district, including preparation of all support documents

  • Co-ordinating and performing Inventory counts – Rolling Stock, Container & Truck Shop / Container Shop inventory


  • CPA or nearing completion of CPA

  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience

  • Bachelor's degree, Business or Accounting Preferred

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Highly organized with attention to detail.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and navigate multiple priorities.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel and related accounting business systems.

  • Ability to relocate within Ontario in 2 – 3 years for growth opportunities.

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, RRSP plans. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more. 

Waste Connections of Canada/Enviro Connexions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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