Senior Accountant


Locations: Thunder Bay

Company Overview:

Established in 1973, Equipment World Inc. is a leading Northern Ontario company with branches in Thunder Bay, Sudbury & Sault Ste Marie.  EWI specialises in equipment sales, rentals, installations, and much more. We are seeking a detail-oriented Senior Accountant poised to advance into the pivotal role of Comptroller. In 2018 we joined the Descours & Cabaud Group based in Lyon France and are now a proud member of this $7B worldwide corporation.  While maintaining our local community presence and entrepreneurial spirit, we now have unprecedented growth potential for both our customer base and our TEAM members. If you're passionate about financial stewardship and thrive in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you!



  • Work closely with the Comptroller to ensure the financial health of the company.
  • Administer accounting operations to meet corporate and legal requirements.
  • Manage accounting activities including reconciling general and subledgers, asset management, and bank reconciliations.
  • Oversee the flow of accounts payable and accounts receivable to the general ledger.
  • Prepare financial statements and update internal systems with financial data.
  • Maintain financial records through journal entries and record keeping using Sage ERP.
  • Prepare trial balance of books, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Reconcile bank statements and participate in financial audits.
  • Assist with budget preparation and contribute to the review and implementation of financial policies.



  • Business Degree required.
  • CPA certification is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Sage is an asset.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel is preferred.


Salary: Renumeration will be based on skill set and experience with an expected starting range of $70,000 - $80,000.



  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match



  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6A5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)



  • Secondary School (preferred)



  • Accounting: 1 year (preferred)
  • Auditing: 1 year (preferred)
  • Sage 300: 1 year (preferred)



  • Chartered Professional Accountant Certification (preferred)


Work Location: In person