Junior Accountant


Type: Permanent
Location: Dartmouth
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Junior Accountant

Our client is seeking a Junior Accountant for an amazing permanent opportunity within their Dartmouth office. Working within a cohesive and productive team, the successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties while supporting the Controller.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
  • Process payroll
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Prepare and file government remittances and workers compensation premiums
  • Maintain general ledger accounts
  • Support the Controller with month-end and year-end activities
  • Assisting with annual budget process
  • Data entry and database management of sensitive and confidential information
  • General administrative support
  • Assist with financial reporting and financial analysis
  • Participate in improvement projects and other ad hoc requests as required

Key Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in business and/or accounting
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Experience with Sage 50 is considered an asset
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel skills
  • Interest in pursuing CPA program is an asset
  • Ability to work efficiently in an independent role while supporting the larger team
  • Highly professional and values the need for confidentiality
  • Displays strong communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in continuous process improvement

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