Junior Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14362

We’re currently seeking a Junior Accountant for our established and highly reputable client in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a permanent, full-time opportunity within an active and collaborative office environment and ideal for an experienced Accounting Clerk with excellent relationship building skills and a proactive approach to working.  This opportunity combines AP and AR responsibilities with other general accounting support duties.

Key responsibilities:

  • AP and AR transaction review for completeness, accuracy and compliance with corporate policies
  • Manufacturer account and invoice review and processing, identifying and resolving any variances
  • Reviewing AR and AP balances
  • Delinquent AR follow-up
  • Account reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Deposits
  • Preparing and posting daily general ledger entries
  • Ad hoc and routine monthly report preparation
  • Ensuring accounting policies are adhered to and accuracy maintained in areas such as purchase order preparation, invoice coding, etc.
  • Coordinating payments and disbursements
  • Assisting with the preparation of payroll information (i.e. commissioned staff)
  • Assisting senior staff with month-end procedures as needed
  • Responding to requests from the corporate controller and other members of the accounting department

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting  at the college or university level
  • Minimum 3- 5 years’ accounting support experience
  • Proficiency with various computer programs & strong technical abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong rapport builder
  • Well organized and highly reliable
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify trends and/or variances
  • Successful in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

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