Senior Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14372

Reporting to the Controller, our client is seeking a Senior Accountant for a new position created due to ongoing growth in the organization. The successful candidate would be responsible for full-cycle accounting on a portfolio of companies in a privately-owned company focused primarily on renewable energy.

The position is hands-on and primary responsibilities include:

  • Interim and annual financial statements for presentation to management, external lenders and partners
  • Assist with annual year-end engagements
  • Cash flow forecasts and manage cash positions
  • Posting of all journal entries
  • Cost reporting on projects under development
  • Review bank reconciliations and HST returns
  • Process review and documentation
  • Serve as backup for bookkeepers, etc.
  • Assist the finance team with producing and developing ad-hoc reports for management

Qualifications:

  • CPA designation in progress or recently completed; or comparable experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a financial-reporting environment
  • Experience with preparation of financial statements
  • Familiarity with Sage Accounting software would be an asset
  • Proficient with Excel and comfortable with other Microsoft Office software
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own or within a team
  • Ability to work remotely

This employer is committed to work/life balance, and offers a very friendly, easy-going, collaborative environment and the opportunity to be a part of exciting growth. They offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to combine in-office working with some remote working options.

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