Accounting Assistant


Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14246

Our client, a reputable and successful company in the engineering industry, is seeking an Accounting Assistant for a contract opportunity in their Halifax office. Working closely with Project Accountants and offering a flexible schedule and working hours, this is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter with a strong and dedicated work ethic.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing employee expense claims
  • Account payable processing
  • Corresponding with vendors as needed
  • Financial data entry
  • General ledger maintenance
  • Other accounting duties as required

Key Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting
  • 2 – 5 years related experience in an AP-focused position, ideally in a project-based environment
  • Previous experience working with electronic ledgers required
  • Proficiency with ERP systems ideal
  • Aptitude for technology and software programs
  • Strong communication skills and a professional attitude
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

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