Environmental Accountant

by Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Guelph, ON
Date Posted: Dec 10, 2021
Experience: 2 Years
Education: University Degree

Job Description

RWDI is a global consulting firm, bringing our wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for our clients.  We share a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding expectations of our clients. 

Are you an Accountant with experience in a consulting environment? 

RWDI is seeking an Environmental Accountant to join the Stewardship/GHG/CSR Delivery team in our London office.
The role includes but is not limited to:
  • Day-to-day execution of green accounting processes for a variety of high-profile clients in North America
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail while retaining focus on client needs and the bigger picture
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships; meet and exceed client expectations, report milestones
  • Responsible to handle specific client Environmental Stewardship Management Systems from planning & forecast estimates to compliance reporting across all provincial regulatory territories
  • Carry out ongoing program assessment plans and support peer client site audit work
  • Address all regulatory authority reporting, enquiry and 3rd party audit requests
  • Ensure Quality Assurances are completed and documented according to company standards and client scope
  • Travel to client sites required to conduct site assessments and second party audits

We are currently accepting applications from Accountants with the following qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience in business processes and accounting responsibilities
  • A minimum of an Undergraduate Business / Accounting degree or equivalent experience.
  • Environmental Management System experience an asset; others will be considered (eg. ISO 14000 or 14065)
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a fast-paced team and environment
  • Results oriented with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while successfully meeting schedules; balancing unplanned client requests
  • Ability to prepare detailed working papers in an accurate, complete and timely manner
  • An aptitude for practical problem solving
  • Desire and ability to work in and contribute to technical delivery teams
  • Excellent team collaboration skills and experience

Candidates should also possess:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and knowledge of MS Access an asset
  • Execute & coordinate assessment and audit processes – both systems and process
  • Proactive and self-directed individual with strong organizational skills particularly time management and work planning
  • Ability to understand the impact on client operations and financials
  • Enrollment in CPA program would be an asset

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Program
  • Group Health Benefits
  • RRSP Matching
  • Fitness Allowance
  • Learning Spending Account

Please submit your cover letter and resume at the following link:

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Thank you in advance for your application.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  
RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.   
We are committed to diversity and inclusion.
Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with AODA and the Human Rights Code.