Staff Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Kentville
Job Number: AS14313

Our client is seeking a Staff Accountant for a permanent opportunity in their Kentville, Nova Scotia office. Bringing established general accounting experience and education, as well as a dedicated, client-focused work ethic, the successful candidate will have a desire to contribute to a professional and collaborative team environment. This mid-sized public accounting firm is dedicated to maintaining work/life balance and values each employee’s contribution. 

Key Requirements:  

  • Examination of source documents pertinent to engagement 
  • Checking and proofing reports and schedules 
  • Corporate tax & some personal tax filing 
  • Monthly and year end client accounting and bookkeeping 
  • Other accounting support to the Partners and clients as required 


  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting 
  • 3+ years’ experience in a full cycle accounting role 
  • Some prior experience, or co-op exposure to working within public accounting is an asset 
  • Strong computer & software proficiency  
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities 
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment with proven ability to meet tight deadlines 
  • Ability to work in a team while being efficient when working independently  
  • Client-focused approach and strong communication skills 

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