General Accountant

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  • Full Time
  • Lindsay, ON
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Closing date: Jul 8, 2018

Kawartha Conservation

Job Description

General Accountant
Permanent Position
$60,948 – $72,387
Comprehensive Benefits Package

At Kawartha Conservation, we believe our success is dependent on people who want to achieve great things. We have a team of individuals who are talented, dedicated, and are committed to our mission to “provide leadership in watershed management and conservation”.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and team-oriented individual to fill our position of General Accountant. This position is responsible for the full accounting cycle and performing complex financial analysis, reports, forecasting, performance measurements, and other financial and accounting related tasks to ensure compliance with public sector accounting standards and best practices. The General Accountant will provide expertise, guidance, and assistance to the Leadership team and provide input and assistance in the production of the corporate budget
To be successful in this position your qualifications will include:
=> Post-secondary education in Business, Finance or Accounting.
=> Professional accounting designation (CPA) preferred or progressing towards completion of designation.
=> Minimum five (5) years of pertinent work experience, preferably in public sector finance, including financial analysis, budget preparation, business plan development, internal controls, capital asset accounting and interpretation of financial statements and Key Performance Indicator tracking.
=> Thorough knowledge and experience in the application of accounting principles and practices.
=> Excellent knowledge of financial reporting methods and analytical tools available.
=> Progressively responsible experience in an accounting/financial environment; has the ability to work with minimal supervision, to be organized to complete work assignments, and to meet deadlines.
=> Experience and knowledge of computer software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and accounting software.
=> Ability to perform complex analysis with high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
=> Excellent problem-solving and reasoning skills when coordinating, monitoring, validating, analyzing and assessing complex transactional, budget, and other financial information.
=> Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with staff and clients.
=> Takes a pro-active approach to business improvement and drives innovative change.
=> A team player, capable of self-directed, independent work.
=> Experience in customer and client service.
=> Valid M.T.O. driver’s license with a clean driving record

If you possess these skills and share our corporate values of knowledge, innovation, integrity, teamwork, and performance excellence we encourage you to visit our website at for a full job description, and to review our complete list of corporate values that drive our success.


Applicants are required to electronically submit a cover letter, demonstrating how you meet the position qualifications above, and a resume in one MS WORD or ADOBE PDF, no later than midnight, July 8, 2018 to:

Re: General Accountant
Kawartha Conservation
277 Kenrei Road, Lindsay ON K9V 4R1
Tel: 705.328.2271 Fax: 705.328.2286

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

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