Senior Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Dartmouth
Job Number: AS14113

Our client, a large international manufacturer, is seeking a Senior Accountant to perform accounting and finance functions as a key and valued member of the Canadian affiliate located in Dartmouth. This is an excellent, permanent opportunity for someone looking to contribute their strong technical accounting skills in a varied and challenging opportunity.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Month-end financial statement preparation
  • Journal entries
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Expense account schedule preparation and variance analysis
  • Monthly and quarterly financial reporting
  • Weekly cash forecasting
  • Backup for AP & AR routines
  • Financial audit request support
  • Financial information preparation for census and survey compliance
  • Serve as a strong support to the manufacturing and commercial operations teams to drive efficiency and revenue growth
  • Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing projects
  • Internal control maintenance
  • Support the preparation of corporate tax returns
  • Identify process improvements and efficiencies related to transaction processing and month-end procedures
  • Other accounting project duties as requested

 Requirements: 

  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, completed or in progress, will be considered an asset
  • Minimum 5+ years’ progressive accounting experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Superior communication skills and attention to detail
  • Inquisitive, problem solver
  • Accounting in a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Proven success working both independently and as part of a team

As part of a larger, network of companies, this organization offers a positive, close-knit team environment and desirable compensation package

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