Senior Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14327

Our client, a successful and actively growing company in the health services field, is seeking a Senior Accountant for a permanent opportunity in their Halifax, Nova Scotia office. The successful candidate will bring well-rounded full cycle accounting experience and comfort with MS Excel, while possessing a dedicated work ethic and the desire to learn and grow within this tight-knit organization.

This is an exciting growth position for a candidate who enjoys the combination of accounting for a small portfolio of companies, with higher level support to the Corporate Controller.

Key Requirements:

  • Accounting for a portfolio of subsidiaries
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Budget to actual reporting and analysis
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Prepaid adjustments
  • Accruals
  • Amortizations
  • Account reconciliations
  • Payroll processing (hourly, time-sheet based)
  • Client billing and payment processing
  • Accounts payable and Accounts receivable follow-up
  • Other accounting duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education in accounting
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar full-cycle accounting role
  • Above average proficiency in MS Excel
  • Experience using QuickBooks and payroll specific software are assets, or the ability to pick up on new programs quickly
  • Previous payroll processing for mid-large groups is an asset
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to work efficiently in a busy environment
  • Organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks and demands
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and willingness to take initiative
  • Exceptional time management skills to meet weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Ownership of role and ability to assist with process improvements
  • Strong communication skills with internal and location staff

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