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Hamilton Utilities Corporation

Accounting and Administrative Clerk



Company Information

Company Profile

Hamilton Utilities Corporation (HUC) is a Holding Company owned by the City of Hamilton. HUC owns 100% of HCE Energy Inc. and 100% of HCE Telecom Inc.

HUC provides engineering and development solutions to its customers and strives to be a leader in the utilities industry. HUC continues to expand its energy and telecommunications portfolio to encompass renewable solar assets and diverse telecommunications offerings.

HCE Energy, established in 2002, is comprised of a portfolio of energy related companies, products and services designed to be competitive in and grow and generate value from the renewable energy market, O&M opportunities, electrical generation and district energy (DE). HCE Energy Inc. delivers DE solutions providing decreased lifecycle costs, capital cost avoidance, and unmatched reliability for heating and cooling needs.

HCE Telecom, established in 2015, is a fibre-based facilities carrier that focuses on delivering high speed connectivity services to the business market primarily throughout the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area using advanced technologies to effectively offer 10Gbps and higher access services. HCE Telecom's network is designed for enterprise and public-sector requirements. In March 2017 HCE Telecom Inc. acquired Sunrise Interactive Solutions Inc.; an innovator in IP voice, hosted contact centre and data centre solutions.


Company Mission

We will meet our customer’s energy and communications needs by providing superior value in an innovative and sustainable manner with helpful, courteous and prompt service. Our employees can expect a safe and fulfilling work environment based on fair compensation, personal and team recognition, equitable treatment and opportunities for personal development. We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations and report our activities in a timely, accurate and transparent manner. In so doing, our shareholders will receive a superior return on their investment.


Company Vision

To be a Top Tier energy and communications service provider within the North American market by 2025

Job Description


  • Entry level position on the Finance Team, focusing on transaction processing and entry, accounts payable and accounts receivable.   Supports the Finance Team through assisting with month-end processing, banking, year-end audit preparation and record-keeping.

  • Reports to the Manager, Accounting
  • Responsible for ensuring all purchasing policies and procedures are followed and that appropriate authorizations are obtained for all transactions
  • Accountable for accuracy and integrity of his/her work
  • Frequent contact with suppliers and customers makes this role representative of the organization; accountable for maintaining professionalism and integrity that reflects Hamilton Utilities Corporation’s core values
  • Accounts payable function for all entities including generation of Purchase Requisitions, review of Purchase Orders and Invoices with accurate comparison to contract terms to ensure correct billing and assessed taxes; back up documentation is compiled and final approvals issued; validation of account allocation and issuance of disbursements, entry of information into accounting system for processing.
  • Coordinates with vendors to ensure accounts are balanced and reconciled on a regular basis and that any discrepancies are resolved in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assists with cheque run preparation and remittance.
  • Accounts receivable representative for all entities including preparing invoices for charges relating to customer services, collections, cash applications and aged receivables reporting and reconciliations.
  • Monitors outstanding invoices in the billing cycle and follows up with customers regarding payment.
  • Reconciles corporate credit card statement.
  • Performs general accounting functions as assigned such as preparing journal entries, monthly accruals, prepaid amortization, HST filing for each business and ensures any reconciling items are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Accurately prepares and maintains accounting documents and records.
  • Maintains corporate policies, electronic files and spreadsheets
  • Some light administrative work including filing, monitoring of office equipment as required
  • Ordering, receiving and reconciling of office supplies; maintains office supply room as required; light lifting
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please include a copy of your resume and cover letter by the submission deadline date.

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Hamilton Utilities Corporation
Posting Date: 07-Sep-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 101-Nov-2017
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