Metroland Media

Hamilton Spectator

Job Location(s) CA-ON-Hamilton
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 10:01 AM)
Job Title
Staff Accountant
Job Category
Job Type
Full Time
Number of Positions




Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.


Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit




We have a highly motivated team, with a professional and fast-paced work environment. We are looking for an ambitious CPA student. The applicant must have the ability to learn quickly and perform in a team environment. 



  • Preparation and review of financial statements for Metroland properties.
  • Responsible for commissions, daily revenue reporting, balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation of journal entries, analyze and reconcile accounts.
  • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis and information requests from business leaders.
  • Generating and managing reports using various account systems.
  • As part of this role, you will be required to handle credit card information. Metroland Media is a PCI compliant company and requires people in this role to take PCI training to handle cards in a safe and compliant manner.



  • Degree or Diploma in Administration or in related field.
  • Highly competent in mathematics and reconciliations.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal as well as a competent listener.
  • Customer focused professional with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Capable of taking initiative and can work independently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment.
  • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.




Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.#LI-DNP


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