Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: AAB-2301CB

Job Description

Job Title: Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance & Administration, the Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper will be responsible for providing day-to-day administrative duties, weekly/monthly bookkeeping and providing administrative support to the team.

This individual will have excellent organizational and time-management skills, be a self-starter, and have experience using Microsoft 365. Attention to detail is a must.

The duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • General administrative duties
  • Organize and schedule meetings
  • Attend meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Assist with event planning and execution
  • Provide administrative support to the team
  • Assist the Program Manager with KPI reporting
  • Manage and track all office equipment
  • Bank reconciliations - weekly
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Accounts Payable/Expense report processing
  • Provide month-end reports for finance
  • Adhoc administrative or bookkeeping duties as required


  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or related experience
  • 1-3 years related accounting and administrative experience
  • Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping principles and practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized and able to multi-task
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, and able to work independently

Additional Information:

CEED is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Canadians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If this applies to you, you are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package and RRSP matching. A typical workweek is Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. This position is dependent upon program funding availability. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes and cover letter. Please state salary expectations in your response.

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