Sr. Accountant

newterra - Brockville, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Newterra is a leading provider of modular water, wastewater and groundwater treatment solutions to the resource, power generation, industrial, private development and municipal markets. With its suite of patented technologies and capabilities that include design, engineering and manufacturing in its own facilities, Newterra maintains control over the high quality and on-time delivery of its systems. Operations in Canada, United States, Germany and Chile allow Newterra to address the needs of clients on a global basis. In addition to being selected as a Cleantech Top 100 Company in 2013 and 2015, Newterra has also achieved Platinum status as a distinguished recipient of Deloitte’s 50 Best Managed Companies Award for the past eight consecutive years. For more information, visit

Newterra is an equal-opportunity employer dedicated to attracting talented people who share these goals and ideals. If you thrive in an environment that rewards rolling up your sleeves, thinking beyond the status quo, and doing what it takes to deliver innovative solutions, we’d like to talk to you.

The Senior Accountant is a member of the Newterra Finance Team responsible for the day to day management of the Newterra Group of Companies’ financial reporting as well as the Engineered Solutions and EPRO business units. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Corporate Controller, Assistant Corporate Controller, and Business Unit Controllers to support financial reporting and analytics for the Newterra Group and their respective Business Units.

They will be the team lead for banking and cash management as well as sales and use tax.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Financial reporting and analytical support for the consolidated financial statements and key metrics package for Newterra Group
  • Financial reporting and analytical support for the Engineered Solutions and EPRO divisions including but not limited to:
  • Month end reporting improvements and preparation
  • Business Unit reporting packages
  • Business Unit working papers
  • PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Provide monthly analysis and recommendations to General Managers
  • Inventory and Balance Sheet analysis

· Maintenance of the central pivot data table

· Maintenance of the monthly budget vs actual reporting

· Maintenance of the monthly corporate shared allocation spreadsheet

· Assist Corporate Controller and Senior Financial Analyst in ensuring adherence to Newterra’s internal control policies and other ad hoc requests

· Banking / cash management team lead, which includes statutory bank compliance reporting

· Sales/tax team lead and tax compliance

  • Continuous improvements through a review of transactions, systems & processes to determine and implement improvements that could be made, financially or otherwise
  • Annually, work with auditors and tax advisors
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of the annual budgets for all divisions and corporate consolidated
  • Responsible for performing duties in a safe manner and promoting safety to others in accordance with Newterra’s safety policies and procedures. This includes reporting all safety concerns, near-misses and incidents to their Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned

Demonstrated Behaviours

  • Newterra is seeking an individual embodying diligence, perseverance and the ability to multi task in a constantly evolving dynamic environment. This challenging and invigorating environment is duly rewarded.

Experience and Skills Required

  • Professional accounting designation (or working towards)
  • 3-5 years of management accounting experience
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail, advanced excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Organizational and leadership abilities

**Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada**

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Human Resources and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact those under consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Additional pay:

  • Bonus Pay


  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care


  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)