Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13672

Our client, a reputable, not-for-profit organization, is seeking an experienced Accountant for a permanent opportunity located in Halifax. Working closely within a team of dedicated staff and as a valued member of the management team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the full cycle of accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable processing
  • Donation and grant processing
  • Quarterly grant reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • HST remittances
  • Budget and forecasting
  • Cash flow management
  • Journal entries
  • GL maintenance
  • Property accounting
  • Payroll and benefits administration
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Financial reporting to the Board
  • Year end audit preparation

Key requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 5 years’ full cycle accounting experience
  • Professional and compassionate demeanour
  • Proven ability to work well independently
  • Prior project allocation experience is an asset
  • Accounting experience within a not for profit is an asset
  • Sage 50 experience considered a strong asset