Part-time Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14121

Are you an experienced Accountant with an interest in supporting an organization that works closely with entrepreneurs in the creative arts field? We’re currently seeking a Part-time Accountant for a permanent opportunity in Halifax performing diverse accounting duties 3 days per week. Working in the downtown Halifax office, the successful candidate will be a key member of a small team, performing full cycle general accounting and analysis functions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Asset, liability, and capital account entries for two entities
  • Financial reporting under IFRS
  • Journal entries
  • Financial analysis
  • Funding and service agreement review
  • Operational and construction budget analysis
  • Expense analysis
  • Cash forecasts
  • Payroll processing
  • Monitoring and processing AP
  • Invoice preparation
  • Monthly bank and investment account reconciliations
  • Government remittances
  • Ensure compliance and maintain all relevant documentation
  • Contribute to procedure and process improvements
  • Annual operations budget preparation for the Director of Finance
  • Annual year-end statements and audit coordination


  • College or university education focused in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ accounting experience in a similar role
  • QuickBooks Online considered a strong asset
  • Above average Excel skills required
  • Previous non-profit experience considered a strong asset
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Inquisitive, analytical nature
  • Ability to work independently
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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

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

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