Manager, Accounting & Finance


Type: Permanent
Location: Dartmouth
Job Number: AS14278

We are seeking a Manager, Accounting & Finance for a permanent opportunity with our client based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Reporting to the CFO, this is a fantastic position for a designated accountant who thrives in a growing, entrepreneurial environment and is seeking the opportunity to contribute meaningfully within a dedicated and dynamic team of professionals.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee and review all daily accounting and financial transactions
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Cash management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Journal entries
  • Budgeting and forecasting assistance
  • Financial analysis
  • Review bi-weekly payroll (for Canadian & US employees)
  • Staff supervision and performance management
  • Support senior management with financial reviews and year-end  audit
  • Financial process and internal controls review
  • Ad hoc project work as required

Requirements: 

  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation completed or near completion
  • Minimum 2- 5 years’ progressive accounting experience at the senior accountant level
  • Sage product experience preferred, or proficiency with similar systems and strong technical capabilities
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency required
  • Ceridian payroll service software experience an asset
  • Payroll certification will be considered an asset, but is not required
  • Superior leadership skills and strong communication
  • Proactive work ethic and desire to offer process improvement suggestions
  • Ability to quickly adapt and shift between urgent tasks
  • Dedicated team player with a positive and progressive approach

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