Senior Accountant

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14399

Senior Accountant

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 corporate head office. This is a newly created opportunity to meet ongoing expansion with locations across North America.

The successful candidate will bring well-rounded full cycle accounting experience, while possessing a dedicated work ethic and the desire to contribute within this tight-knit accounting and finance group.

Key Requirements:

  • Accounting for a portfolio of 2-3 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 review
  • 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
  • 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.