Accounting Supervisor

Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.
Welland, Ontario

Posted On: September 14, 2023
Last Day to Apply: September 29, 2023



Requires an

Accounting Supervisor



Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. (WHESC) is a progressive electric distribution utility delivering electricity in a safe & reliable manner while maintaining a high quality of service to meet the needs of our 25,000+ customers within the City of Welland. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and ensure that all general ledger transactions are accurately accounted for on a timely basis and conform to relevant standards (i.e., IFRS, OEB Handbook).
  • Analysis and reconciliation of accounts (i.e., bank, revenue, cost of power, variances).
  • Payroll processing, including weekly, monthly and annual remittances and reporting requirements.
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable/CSR Clerk.
  • Organize and oversee year-end audit (including preparation of working papers and financial statements) and other audits as necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory filings (i.e., Reporting & Record Keeping, rate applications).
  • Identify and support the implementation of process improvement initiatives, including the implementation of ERP solutions.
  • Provide administrative and analytic services to support the senior management team as required.
  • Organize, perform and manage organizational inventory counts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, or equivalent, with a recognized Accounting Designation (CPA, CMA, CGA).
  • Have a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience. Audit experience would be considered an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, with proficiency in other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting practices and procedures and internal control systems.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and experience in a regulated industry would be an asset. 

Applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications, in confidence by 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2023 to:

Subject: Accounting Supervisor 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please advise if any accommodations are required to process an application for the advertised position as per the Accessibility Act. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, all information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will only be used during the selection process for the subject posting.

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