Junior Accountant - Elmira, ON

Location: Elmira, ON
Type of Employment: Full-Time

Premier Equipment Ltd is a full-service John Deere dealership specializing in agriculture, lawn and commercial grounds care and compact construction equipment. With heritage dating back to the 1950's, our organization has grown through the decades bringing to life John Deere's commitment to customers of quality and innovation.

Premier proudly serves Southern Ontario with 8 locations (Alliston, Ayr, Elmira, Listowel, Ospringe, Tavistock, Smithville and Norwich), offering a robust parts inventory and over 90 technicians able to provide service and maintenance.

Our Purpose statement is “To be the best part of our customer’s day by improving their business and lifestyle.”

We appreciate that customers have many options when it comes to who they select to meet their equipment and service needs – be it for their business (farm, landscape or compact construction) or for their lifestyle (lawn, garden, home and workshop). When customers call on Premier Equipment it is because they have a problem or need they require assistance with – could be an equipment or technology need, or a repair or service need. Whatever the circumstance, we challenge our staff to be the “best part of our customer’s day” by effectively providing them with quality products and exceptional service to meet needs and make their business more productive or their tasks around their home or property more efficient or enjoyable.

We offer competitive wages, a competitive benefits package, RSP matching, Profit Share, paid COVID leave along with many other perks. As an essential business, we offer secure employment with an engaging team atmosphere!

Come and hear what we are all about!


  • Prepares various daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and statements.
  • Records routine transactions (data entry) and adjusting journal entries.
  • Gathers, reviews, analyzes, and reports on various financial information.
  • Performs intermediate to complex account reconciliations.
  • Communicates with others in the organization to answer accounting related questions or resolve issues.
  • Assist with various audits, as required.
  • Backup for other Junior Accountant and teammates during busy times of year and to cover vacations.

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 3+ years in an accounting position.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and various computer programs.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and organization.
  • A problem-solving mindset with ability to work with minimal instruction.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and be flexible when urgent matters arise.
  • Able to work individually as well as with other Junior Accountant on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Open to sharing and switching tasks with co-workers as required.
  • Strong team-focused mindset to support co-workers and meet tight deadlines.
  • College Diploma, University Degree or equivalent work experience is an asset.

At Premier Equipment, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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