Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14143

Our client in Halifax, Nova Scotia is currently seeking an Accountant for a diverse role within their publicly traded, locally based company. This is a new position responding to ongoing growth. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will work closely within a fantastic, professional accounting and finance team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for full cycle accounting for a North American based portfolio. As a progressive, tech-driven organization, your interest and ability to work effectively from home on occasion is a key quality. If you are seeking a challenging and fulfilling role within a positive, entrepreneurial and dynamic work culture, this may be the career move for you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day general accounting for multiple US and/or Canadian locations
  • Weekly client billing, payment processing and AR follow-through
  • AP processing
  • Client payroll processing
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Month-end close
  • Prepaid adjustments
  • Accruals and Amortization
  • Financial statement analytics
  • Assist with implementing new business processes required to streamline accounting and management processes
  • Other accounting tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting and strong technical accounting skills
  • Minimum 5 years relevant, full cycle accounting experience
  • Mid-to-large size payroll processing experience an asset
  • Strong computer skills – Advanced Excel and Quickbooks Enterprise are considered assets
  • Self-starter with initiative, who enjoys finding inefficiencies and assisting with process development
  • High attention to detail, organized and capable with managing your own priorities
  • Successful in a dynamic, fast-paced and deadline driven environment

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