Burlington Hydro Inc.
Burlington, Ontario

Posted On: December 21, 2021
Last Day to Apply: January 21, 2022



Burlington Hydro Inc. is currently seeking an Accountant. Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position is responsible for supporting the management team decision process through presentation of financial information as well as providing reliable information and analysis, on a timely basis. This position will act as the backup for the Financial & Regulatory Accountant during absence. 


  • Compile and analyze monthly financial statements
  • Prepare all assigned monthly Journal Entries
  • Provide monthly expense analysis
  • Respond and resolve day-to-day accounting related queries/problems from various departments
  • Complete month-end and year-end process of GL, work orders, and miscellaneous accounts receivables
  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating budgets
  • Assist in the process of the annual audited financial statements
  • Comply with all applicable legislation, Ontario Energy Board (OEB) Accounting and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) procedures along with generally accepted accounting principles and Federal and Provincial Acts
  • Process and analyze monthly power bill for payment and its margin calls
  • Calculate monthly Unbilled Revenue Amount
  • Estimate monthly Distribution Revenue
  • Complete and submit Stats Canada surveys requiring Accounting and Financial information
  • Review accounts payable vouchers and cheques for accuracy and completeness
  • Prepare miscellaneous invoices when required
  • Assist in the preparation of the Cost of Service and other Rate Filings
  • Process monthly Directors pay and keep work order deposit current
  • All other duties as assigned 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; Utility Accounting experience is an asset
  • CPA or enrolled in CPA program
  • Excellent knowledge of Canadian Accounting Standards (IFRS, ASNPO) and Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS)
  • Hands-on experience working with financial statements and general ledgers, previous audit and review preparation experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel


  • Excellent verbal and written skills, with acute attention to detail
  • Ability to remain composed and efficient in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize work effectively, organized and ability to identify issues and resolve problems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


Established in 1945, Burlington Hydro is a local distribution company (LDC) serving the City of Burlington, with a total licensed service area of 188 square kilometres and a customer base of 68,500 customers (consisting of Residential, General Service, Street Light, and Unmetered Scattered Load customers/connections). 

At Burlington Hydro, we strive to exemplify excellence in every aspect of our business. From the exacting work of our engineers and the professionalism of our customer service representatives, to our resilient operations crews and all those in-between, we work together to deliver value at every level of the organization. It’s a value proposition that lies at the very core of our company – caring for people and community, and caring about stewardship and sustainability – all with a commitment to continuous improvement in everything we do. 

We rely on the skills and abilities of all of our employees to assist us in reaching our mission, goals and objectives. We put high emphasis on our Core Values and expect all employees to act consistently in accordance with those Values.  

We care about our team, our work, our customers and our business. Our commitment to delivering quality service and providing a safe work environment govern all of our daily activities. Each member of our team has a responsibility to help one another achieve success, and satisfaction on the job. Vision and strategy are vital, but it's our people who create value. 

Burlington Hydro is consistently voted as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers. We promote a culture that is performance driven, values centric, diverse, and inclusive. We’re always looking for good people who share the same values and want to combine their professional talents with a commitment to our goals. 

To be part of our team, we look for candidates who:

  • Thrive in a dynamic team environment and resilient in the face of challenges or uncertainty
  • Are committed to safety and working as part of a team to ensure the highest standards of safety are upheld
  • Take the initiative, leads by example, demonstrates a positive attitude and respectful of diverse perspectives
  • Have a strong track record of excellence in all that they do 

In exchange, we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Safe working conditions
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental) for you and your family
  • Defined benefits plan
  • Exciting career challenges
  • Training and development support 

In accordance with Burlington Hydro's COVID-19 Vaccination Proof Policy, as a condition of employment, successful job applicants must provide an official QR code as proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date. This requirement is subject only to valid human rights-based requests for accommodation. 


Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by clicking here.

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

Diversity & Inclusion: Burlington Hydro Inc. is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. Our commitment to excellence in diversity goes beyond promoting equity. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Burlington Hydro Inc. 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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