Accountant


Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13552

Our client is seeking an Accountant for their office in Halifax. This is a six to eight-week contract opportunity with an established and thriving organization. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the ideal candidate has strong communication skills, and is very team oriented.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Reviewing accounts payable and expense reports
  • Journal entries and account reconciliations for a grouping of companies
  • Preparing working paper files for audit support
  • Fixed asset schedule maintenance
  • Preparation of statutory filings
  • Other accounting duties as required

Requirements:

  • 1-3+ years’ experience performing full accounting cycle duties
  • College diploma or University degree an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of accounts payable processing
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, with high attention to detail
  • Flexible worker who takes ownership of responsibilities
  • Excel & Word proficiency
  • Strong computer literacy and ability to learn new systems quickly

Working within a friendly, supportive environment, this is an excellent opportunity for the adaptable and knowledgeable candidate.