Senior Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Dartmouth
Job Number: AS13992

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant for their corporate office in Dartmouth. This is a new, permanent opportunity with a reputable, long-standing organization. Reporting to the Controller, and working closely with a team of dedicated individuals, the successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of month end and year end tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Month-end close support
  • Journal entries and bank reconciliations
  • Financial schedules and sub-ledger maintenance
  • General Ledger reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Fixed asset accounting
  • Government remittances
  • Financial report preparation for management
  • Cost variance analysis
  • Customer invoicing
  • Other duties as required

Key requirements:

  • Completion of Accounting Degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive accounting experience
  • CPA designation in progress or recently completed is considered an asset
  • Prior cost accounting experience within a manufacturing, engineering or project driven environment is an asset
  • ERP system experience is an asset
  • Experience with GAAP and IFRS accounting standards
  • Strong ability to work well in a team environment
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Detail oriented and organized

This role will appeal to you if you thrive in an exciting, team-based environment.

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