Accounting Technician

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13906

Our client is seeking an Accounting Technician for a permanent role located in their Halifax office. This is a great opportunity for a high energy, dedicated individual looking to join a team of professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client bookkeeping assistance including accounting entries and problem solving issues in the bookkeeping function
  • Reviewing entries to ensure that bookkeeping is consistent and accurate
  • Personal tax document scanning and e-file administration
  • Notice to reader working paper files and financial statements for less complex files
  • Proofreading and printing final financial statements and packages for clients
  • Following up on queries from clients
  • Providing clients with document copies as requested
  • Communicate with the Canada Revenue Agency regarding queries on behalf of clients
  • Computer program installation and program update management
  • Daily data back-up maintenance
  • Administration and reception fill-in and support as needed
  • Office management back-up for the administrative assistant
  • Other duties as required


  • College diploma in business or accounting
  • Minimum 2-3 years progressive accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting concepts
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Quick learner and comfortable with learning software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to new tasks and projects
  • Prior public accounting firm experience is an asset, but not required

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to the attention of Carmen Dockendorff by email.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.