Oakville, ON, Canada Req #759
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Our Mission at Pethealth Inc. is to bring vitality to lives… furry and otherwise.  This includes pets, and the people who care for them; our employees, our partners, our customers, our business and our communities.

The Accountant will play a key role on a dynamic and committed team, where each individual’s contribution has a direct impact on the success of the Pethealth Group of Companies (“the Company”). Reporting to the Manager of Accounting, and based in our corporate headquarters in Oakville, ON, the Accountant will have the opportunity to provide a broad range of accounting support and analyses in a fast-paced organization. Accountant will also participate in process improvement in the Finance department and get exposure to various operational segments in various jurisdictions.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries for month end including but not limited to (Revenue, Prepaid, AR, and Accruals, Payroll, Deferred Revenue)
  • Assist in preparation of monthly bank reconciliations. 
  • Prepare various month end reports in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year end close processes
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities in reports prepared.
  • Analyze current accounting practices and processes.  Make recommendations and implement efficiencies within the team and the business;
  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility and for other businesses within the Company;
  • Prepare financial components for various business operations review;
  • Assist with external and regulatory reviews, audits and examinations when needed and complete requested materials;
  • Provide assistance to the planning & analysis function, when needed; and
  • Various ad hoc financial and operational analyses and contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned
  • Other Duties as assigned



  • College diploma or university degree program with a focus on accounting
  • At least three years of progressive accounting experience, including full-cycle accounting responsibility
  • Experience with multiple company statement consolidation and IFRS is a strong asset

Required Qualifications (Certifications, Licenses, Software Programs, KSA’s):

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Proficiency in Windows-based accounting systems and MS Word
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and financial reporting considered an asset. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics preferred;
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and as part of a team in a highly deadline driven environment;
  • Strong pro-active characteristics

Additional Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be flexible in work schedule to meet the demands of quarter-end and year-end reporting cycles, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment


Work Requirements:

  • Frequent communications, verbal and written.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time. 
  • Must be able to read, count and do simple mathematics.
  • Be able to lift up to 10lbs. occasionally.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a phone with headset, calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.


We thank all candidates for their interest.

If selected for an interview, you  will be contacted by email within 7 business days.

Pethealth is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or national origin. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Other details

  • Job Family Services - Finance and Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Some College
Location on Google Maps
  • Oakville, ON, Canada