Accounting Assistant
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Contract
Experienced
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Competition Number: AS15849-CB

Our client, a group of companies operating in the construction industry, is seeking an Accounting Assistant to work on a temporary, 6 month contract basis. This position will report out of their Halifax office. Ideally, the successful candidate will work closely with the company's Controller and will be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day financial aspects of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Managing account reconciliations
  • Assisting with the payroll process
  • Prepare and enter journal entries
  • Tracking and maintaining general ledger entries
  • Month end accruals
  • Financial statements support

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in accounting 
  • Minimum of one year experience in a similar role
  • Great communication and technical accounting skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with superior attention to detail
  • Highly analytical thinker

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If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to the attention of Natalie Clothier by email to [email protected] Please quote position #AS15849-CB.

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

Accountant Staffing is Atlantic Canada's only specialist recruitment firm focusing exclusively on the placement of accounting and finance professionals. Organizations use the services of Accountant Staffing to fill a variety of roles from Junior Accountant to Chief Financial Officer. For more information about Accountant Staffing or to view additional positions, please visit our website at www.accountantstaffing.com.

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About Accountant Staffing

A little bit about us

Accountant Staffing is the only specialist recruitment firm in Atlantic Canada focusing on accounting and finance positions. We assist Nova Scotian employers with junior to senior level and temporary or permanent staffing requirements. So whatever your staffing requirements from Junior Accounting Clerk to CFO — we are here to help.

Established in 2002, Accountant Staffing is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and offers recruitment services throughout Nova Scotia. Our Consultants have current knowledge in every aspect of the accounting market in Nova Scotia and have developed relationships with accounting professionals throughout our province and beyond.

Our business is people. We listen carefully to employers and candidates to understand their needs so that we can match the skills, experience and goals of our candidates with the exact requirements of the employer. It's all about "fit".

What types of roles do we fill?

We focus on junior, intermediate and senior level accounting positions throughout Nova Scotia. Examples of roles we recruit for include (but are not limited to):

SENIOR: CFO, VP Finance, Director of Finance, Controller, Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Senior level Accountant, Internal Auditor, Financial Analyst and Budget Analyst, Financial Reporting Officer

INTERMEDIATE: General Accountant, Property Accountant, Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Supervisor, Payroll Specialist, Part-time Bookkeeper

JUNIOR: Accounting Clerks, Accounting Technician, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist, Payroll Clerk, Tax Clerk, Data Entry Clerk

Check out our sister company Administrative Staffing for other opportunities.

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