Manager, Finance & Administration

Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS14518

Manager, Finance & Administration

Are you a motivated, versatile, and personable senior accountant looking for an innovative and dynamic group to contribute your skills? Our client in Halifax is seeking a Manager, Finance & Administration to join their cohesive team and manage the day-to-day accounting for 2 organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Multiple bank account and credit card reconciliations
  • Processing daily transactions
  • Statutory filings
  • Government funding report preparation
  • Forecast and budget preparation
  • Financial statements
  • Cash flow management
  • Variance analysis
  • Year-end audit financial statement preparation and support to auditors
  • Contract compliance management
  • Claims preparation
  • Payroll and benefits administration
  • Coordinate staff training and meetings as required
  • Strategic input and implementation of accounting initiatives
  • Supporting the executive team with growth plans
  • Mentor and review work for 3 administration team members


  • Bachelor's degree specializing in accounting
  • 5+ years' full-cycle accounting experience including financial reporting, budgeting and analysis
  • Prior leadership experience is an asset or desire to expand this skillset
  • Knowledge of operational support functions (IT, Office Management, Procurement, etc.)
  • Prior experience within a non-profit is considered an asset
  • Ability to take initiative and a strong work ethic
  • High level prioritizing skills and ability to address critical, deadline driven tasks
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Sage 50 and Microsoft experience required

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