Accountant - Pickering, ON

Date: Aug 30, 2023

Location: Pickering, CA, L1W 1Z8

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

Hubbell is a global company committed to fostering an environment that respects and encourages individual differences, diversity of thought, and talent. We strive to create a workplace where employees feel their contributions are welcomed and valued, leading to better business outcomes, and allowing employees to bring their whole selves to work every day.  At Hubbell Canada, we offer you an opportunity to succeed and grow within an industry leading organization. We have a solid track record of developing our people and providing competitive compensation in a flexible work environment.

Posting Address

870 Brock Rd S

Pickering, ON     L1W 1Z8

Position Overview

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of General Ledger system (SAP) including but not limited to maintenance and reconciliation of bank accounts, intercompany and assigned balance sheet and profit and loss accounts, fix revaluation, and posting of journal entries and accruals.  Coordinating and updating fixed assets by keeping proper record on all information for additions, disposals, and depreciation.  Maintaining Concur expense reporting system for all Hubbell employees.  Preparing tax payments and coordinates with tax authorities and tax consultants when needed.  Preparing forecast for capital expenditures.  Ensuring compliance to both internal policies and procedures, SOX controls and local and US GAAP.  Assisting with other accounting duties, projects and other analysis when required.

You require a degree of independence, organization, and pro-activeness to ensure Finance functions are operating as desired.  Communication with internal and external groups is required to ensure appropriate documentation and authorizations and resolve issues, if any.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to items noted in the Position Overview:

  1. Works and coordinates with offshore financial services such as One Hubbell Finance and EXL to matters related to accounting and reconciliation of cash, fixed assets, intercompany transactions, and other accounts. 
  2. Prepares and maintains analysis for volume rebates, commissions, and other assigned accounts.
  3. Prepares reconciliation and completes tasks in Blackline.
  4. Prepares capital expenditures forecast and explain variances against actual.
  5. Provides other accounting support, projects and other analysis as required. 

Skills and Experience

  • Enrolled in CPA program and a minimum of 4 years related business experience.
  • University or college graduate (Business, Finance).
  • Advanced knowledge of excel, MS office applications and ERP systems.
  • Experience in SAP and Hyperion Financial Management/OneStream would be an asset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tax experience is preferred.
  • Reporting accuracy
  • Demonstrates initiative in improvement activities.


Associates Degree
Bachelors Degree in Finance or Business

Relevant Industries


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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