Accountant


Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13623

Our Client, an established and respected educational institution, is currently seeking an Accountant for their location in Halifax. This 12 month, contract opportunity combines AP and AR management, as well as other general accounting responsibilities within the small, accounting department. If you are seeking a challenging and fulfilling role within a strong, team-oriented work environment, this position will appeal to you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monthly billing and preparation of statements
  • Processing of daily payments and weekly bank deposits
  • Account collection emails and calls
  • AR reconciliations
  • Accounts payable processing for vendors and employee expenses
  • Issuing weekly cheques
  • Vendor account reconciliations
  • Revenue reconciliations and deferred entries
  • Journal entries
  • Quarter and year end accounting support
  • Other related accounting responsibilities
  • Manage inquiries from staff and clients

Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ relevant accounting experience
  • Post-secondary education focused in accounting at the college or university level
  • Superior attention to detail and high accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and helpful
  • Ability to work on both team-based and independent assignments
  • Above average organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • QuickBooks experience is an asset