Senior Financial Accountant

Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax Regional Municipality
Job Number: AS13104

Our client is currently seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for their Halifax Regional Municipality location. This is a long-term contract opportunity with an established and reputable grouping of companies. Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Prepare and review financial statements
  • Monthly intercompany transactions
  • AP & AR transaction review
  • Prepare schedules to support financial statements
  • Senior accounting team assistance and junior staff support
  • Year-end working paper preparation assistance
  • External auditor support
  • Other accounting and project support as needed

The ideal candidate has completed a post-secondary program focusing in business or accounting and gained at least 5 years’ experience in a full cycle accounting role. A CPA designation completed or in progress will be considered an asset, but is not required.

Utilizing strong analytical and problem solving skills, you are a motivated and focused individual who takes initiative to meet goals. With exceptional time management abilities, you are highly organized, driven, and detail-oriented. The ability to consistently meet tight deadlines is required, along with a positive, team-player attitude. Advanced Excel skills are essential for this role.