Lightspeed is seeking a full-time Accountant. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the ideal person to join us is self-motivated, possesses strong organizational skills, and is extremely attentive to detail. The working environment is dynamic, and daily tasks include a variety of accounting duties. If you’re interested in the opportunity to expand your skills by working with the Finance team of a growing technology company, this may be the position for you.

Now we get to brag about us: Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while crafting a better customer experience. Lightspeed empowers small business owners with a complete overview of their business in one place - more than 50,000 businesses processing over $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile Point of Sale software and newly acquired eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), and Investissement Québec (IQ). We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.


As an Accountant you will:

  • Be in charge of the monthly close procedures
  • Review Accounts Payables bill entry and prepare for payment
  • Handle bank reconciliations
  • Perform payments and accounts receivable reconciliations
  • Perform accounting for payroll
  • Prepare monthly sales taxes filings
  • Consistently improve our control environment
  • Be an active participant in the automation projects
  • Assist and perform in a wide variety of accounting tasks


  • 3+ years experience in a similar position
  • DEC or B.Comm in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of automated accounting systems
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality
  • Adept at handling sensitive documents
  • Fluency in English


  • Fluency in French
  • Experience with Netsuite
  • Knowledge of payroll accounting
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