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Accountant - Mid

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

 


The Accountant is responsible for the accurate and timely recording of financial transactions within the Company’s financial system and assist with financial reporting deliverables for the Renewable Energy Group and its subsidiaries.
 
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Accountabilities

 

  • Prepare journal entries and support the monthly financial close cycle
  • Prepare account reconciliations and bank reconciliations
  • Prepare support to the notes to the consolidated financial statements
  • Responsible for Intercompany billing and reconciliation of Intercompany accounts 
  • Prepare standalone financial statements for subsidiaries of the Company 
  • Provide support for external and internal audits
  • Working with the FP&A team, review variance analysis to detect potential errors
  • Support system implementation, maintenance and enhancement activities.
  • Actively participate in identification and execution of process improvements/best practice initiatives

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with an emphasis in Accounting required
  • A CPA designation, or curiosity about pursuing this designation 
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) or IFRS required
  • Prior work experience preparing journal entries, GL reconciliations, financial analysis and financial statements
  • Three years of Accounting experience preferred
  • Willingness to learn, excellent analytical, communication and teamwork skills  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) particularly in Excel required.
  • SAP or Hyperion experience is an asset

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.

 

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

 

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person's unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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