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Accounting Supervisor in Toronto at NX UTILITIES

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the full cycle accounting of all finance related items daily.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete the month and year end close processes, including journal entries, general ledger, and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and cash management
  • Monitor the established internal controls and escalate errors and/or inconsistencies in the application of procedures
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of one to two employees, as well as any transactions they post
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate income tax, monthly HST filings, commodity tax, and any other applicable government agency filing requirements
  • Maintain fixed asset schedules
  • Prepare and post all approved month end journal entries
  • Complete schedules for the month end binder and balance sheet working papers as required
  • Assist with the annual yearend audit and other routine bank audits as required
  • Maintain a systematic filing system for all financial related documents
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.    Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising             performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.




  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent number of years’ experience
  • CPA designation preferred


  • Two to five years’ accounting experience in a construction industry or project related environment
  • Strong understanding selling, general, and administrative expenses (SG&A) as well as profile and loss statements (P&L)
  • Experience creating and implementing processes and internal controls
  • Ability to interpret and analyze complex financial transactions, proactively investigate and resolve variances, prepare accurate financial statements, and provide reports and analyses timely

 Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency utilizing Jonas, Oracle, or other ERP system
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skill level

 Soft Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think analytically, apply sound judgement, and solve complex problems
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Superior time management skills; must be able to meet strict deadlines

  Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Company requirements
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Working on a computer for 6-8 hours a day
  • Sitting at a desk for 6-8 hours a day