Financial Services Coordinator

Oakville Hydro
Oakville, Ontario

Posted On: November 24, 2021
Last Day to Apply: December 24, 2021


Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 74,000 individuals, families, and businesses in Oakville.  The company maintains an active commitment to conservation, safety, and is strongly invested in the social and economic well-being of the Oakville community.  Oakville Hydro is a two-time past recipient of the Local Distribution Company Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association and a Canada’s Safest Employers Silver Award recipient, recognizing the organization as an exceptional leader in the industry.

At Oakville Hydro, we believe that our continued success as an industry leader is due to our innovative, customer focused, team-oriented employees who continually strive to exceed customer expectations and take pride in all areas of our businesses. 

Successful Oakville Hydro employees:

  • Are customer-centric – they understand and embrace the role of delivering exemplary service
  • Lead – they lead by example through their actions and attitudes
  • Innovate – they look for opportunities to improve, do things differently, and add value for our customers and business
  • Commit to Excellence – in all that they do

We promote a culture that is diverse, inclusive, innovative, and performance driven in an environment that is fun and exciting. Individuals who choose to be a part of our organization are offered:

  • Potential to lead innovative projects and initiatives
  • Career path exploration and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to get involved with teams and charitable events that support the community
  • Comprehensive total reward package

About the Role

Financial Services Coordinator

We are looking for a dynamic individual with exceptional customer service skills. Working in a fast-paced, and customer-centric environment, the Financial Services Coordinator is accountable for maintaining and controlling the Accounts Payable cycle for Oakville Hydro and the group of companies. The position also ensures prompt and efficient entry of supplier invoices ready for payment so as to ensure payment due dates are met and cash terms are realized.

Duties include:

  • Maintain and operate the Accounts Payable System which includes inputtingng invoices into the system and handling cheques or Electronic Fund Transfers for suppliers
  • Review data entry to ensure accuracy and resolve any outstanding data entry issues which may occur
  • Ensure that the Accounts Payable policy guidelines are followed
  • Identify and work to create efficiencies within the current system 
  • Reconcile accounts Payable Vendor Statements monthly 
  • Respond to internal and external phone calls, questions, and information requests regarding Accounts Payable 
  • Work in compliance with all health and safety and environmental legislation including, but not limited to, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Oakville Hydro Policies and Procedures.  It is the responsibility of the employee to obtain applicable health and safety information from the Company intranet site or your manager 
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager 

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Post-secondary Accounting Courses
  • Displays keen attention to detail and can prioritize accordingly in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Has strong planning, and problem-solving skills with a clear focus on the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in an Accounts Payable role
  • Experience within a utility environment is considered an asset
  • Proficient Computer skills with MS office suite of product (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Experience working with Great Plains would be considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of corporate systems, policies and procedures including knowledge of basic functions of different areas of the business

Other Success Factors: 

  • Brand ambassador - enable, engage, encourage and exemplify the behaviours and attitudes of the brand
  • Embraces a culture of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is a fast learner who can adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Is agile, responsive, and displays a sense of urgency
  • Is self-motivated, with the ability to work independently or as part of team
  • Be an Innovator – engage colleagues and find new ways to work and win

Please send your resume with the position title in the subject line, to

Oakville Hydro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Oakville Hydro will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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