Accounting Technician

Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14103

Our client, a successful and growing local accounting firm, is seeking an Accounting Technician for a long contract role located in their off-peninsula Halifax office. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and hands-on individual looking to contribute to a small, close team of professionals.

Client Bookkeeping Responsibilities:

  • General bookkeeping
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Recording expenses
  • Managing documents
  • Payroll processing
  • Following up on queries from clients
  • Providing clients with document copies as requested
  • Personal tax preparation
  • Communication with the Canada Revenue Agency on behalf of clients
  • Other duties as required


  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting
  • Minimum 3 years progressive accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of general accounting concepts and best practices
  • Prior public accounting firm or personal tax experience is an asset, but not required
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to new tasks and projects
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online is considered asset
  • Familiarity with Sage 50 is an asset, but not required

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