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Title:  Financial Analyst


Waterloo, ON, CA, N2V 1C6

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at


We are currently seeking a financial analyst to join our corporate group. This position will be located based out of our Waterloo, Canada office. This is an excellent opportunity in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. The company’s corporate team is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting with respect to the global operations of the company.




  • Assist in the preparation and filing of monthly sales tax and Value Added Tax (VAT) returns for the Descartes worldwide group in conformance with government requirements;
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts and monthly journal entries;
  • Prepare payment requests for processing on a timely basis;
  • Assemble various required documents and analysis;
  • Respond to internal ad-hoc /service requests in a comprehensive, professional and timely manner;
  • Support the Corporate Finance group in other initiatives as required.




  • Minimum requirement of a university degree with a focus on business/finance;
  • Enrolled in a program to pursuing an accounting designation;
  • Professional written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization;
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a changing environment; and
  • Experience with SAP would be an asset.


What We Offer


We offer a flexible and casual work environment, as well as mentorship and on-the-job training to support your personal growth. You will have an opportunity to contribute new ideas and we welcome your fresh perspective.



Descartes is committed to equity and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, colour, ancestry, age, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, citizenship, ethnic origin, family or marital status. If you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process or would like a copy of this job posting in an accessible format, please contact Human Resources at or 1-800-419-8495.

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