Junior Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Dartmouth
Job Number: AS14568

Junior Accountant 

Our client, an established, well-known construction company located in Dartmouth, is seeking a permanent Junior Accountant to join their team. As the successful candidate, you will be required to assist the team with general day to day accounting duties and help generate financial statements, completing reporting packages, and liaising with senior management and other coworkers. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Construction job & contract setups 
  • Project budgeting and forecasting 
  • invoicing 
  • Monitor project progress and assist with financial analysis 
  • Review cost and billing reports to ensure proper management of cost codes 
  • Create and submit journal entries to assist with monthly close processes 
  • Produce monthly project financial reports 
  • Maintain accurate job revenue recognition 
  • Assist the Controller and Senior Accountant in generating financial statements to complete monthly and annual reporting packages 
  • Work with an independent audit firm for financial system and budget audits 
  • Assist in quarterly and year-end inventory counts 
  • Hourly payroll and time entry as needed 
  • Provide backup for accounts receivable as needed 


  • Post-secondary education in accounting and finance 
  • Working toward or interested in working toward a chartered professional accountant designation 
  • Experience with JD Edwards software is an asset 
  • Proper communication skills 
  • The ability and willingness to grow and learn 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills  
  • A self-starter capable of working independently 
  • The ability to work well within a team 

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

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

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