Senior Accounting Analyst


The Palfinger values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group Palfinger offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, Palfinger operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the Palfinger North America Region ( ), Palfinger continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

Palfinger is seeking a strong Senior Accounting Analyst candidate familiar with preparing financial statements and expert knowledge of accounting and financial theories and practices, within manufacturing, to join the team and work out of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Niagara Falls, ON. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.


Job Summary

The Senior Accounting Analyst will be responsible for provide accounting support for diverse regional topics and create detailed financial models and anaylsis in support of project-based initiatives. This is a critical role in troubleshooting and providing present value calculations of regional financials and establishing a basis for key decision making activities.

This role reports to the V.P, Finance, offering a competitive compensation package and opportunity for on-going career growth.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide accounting support for diverse regional topics
  • Create detailed financial models in support of project-based initiatives
  • Offer advanced analysis and review of financial transactions for troubleshooting
  • Apply IFRS compliant advice on accounting and financial topics
  • Prepare high-quality financial presentations and ad hoc analysis for accounting tasks
  • 50% travel within North America will be required to support projects


  • Professional accounting designation is required (CPA, CPA-CA, CPA-CMA, CPA-CGA)
  • Several years of experience in progressive accounting roles
  • Experience preparing financial statements and expert knowledge of accounting and financial theories, practices, tax, and applicable legislation
  • Experience in implementing and managing internal controls
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced level MS Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and performance rewards
  • Comprehensive Benefits package with flexible options
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth
  • Environment of Respect, Integrity, Openness, Inclusion and Support

Carolyn Wilcox

Director, Recruiting

Niagara Falls

Palfinger, Inc.
7942 Dorchester Road Ontario L2E 6V6