Recruitment Associate


Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: ASRA020

Are you a positive, detail-driven person with a passion for recruiting? We are currently seeking a permanent Recruitment Associate to contribute to the recruitment process for accounting and administrative search assignments. This position will work within a strong team in a high growth company, where we balance dedicated client service and employee work/life balance.

Accountant Staffing is the only specialist recruitment firm in Atlantic Canada focusing on accounting and finance positions, while our sister company, Administrative Staffing, focuses on administrative candidate search assignments. In operation since 2002, we provide junior to executive level recruitment service for some of Nova Scotia’s most respected organizations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Job candidate interviews
  • Candidate career updates
  • Job posting creation
  • Offer letter, placement document and other correspondence preparation
  • Applicant and candidate information updating
  • Reference checks
  • Candidate database search and communication
  • Background check administration
  • Payroll processing support as needed
  • Marketing initiative support
  • Other recruitment support as required

As the ideal candidate, you have completed a university degree or NSCC diploma in business, human resources or language arts. Offering minimum 2 years in a professional office environment performing recruitment support duties or equivalent education and professional client service, you enjoy roles that combine recruitment administration and interaction.

Working in a close, team environment, you bring enthusiasm for the recruitment industry, as well as the proven flexibility to take on new tasks and manage priorities. You excel in a client service environment, enjoy developing strong relationships, and are highly detail-oriented. With above average writing and communication skills, you are comfortable using databases, word processing programs and social media.

Situated within the historic Alexander Keith’s Brewery building on the downtown Halifax waterfront, we offer a very competitive salary and bonus structure, medical benefits, and professional development. We promote a work culture that combines focused client service with a relaxed, fun office atmosphere.