Summer Student Accounting Assistant
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 7116
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Eastlink is a family owned, entrepreneurial and innovative company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We take great pride in being a leader in delivering creative competitive, customer focused telecommunications solutions, and connecting our customers to the things and people that matter most. Serving a customer base across seven provinces, our advanced solutions include Internet, Mobile, TV, Telephone, Security and Automation, Data Communications and exclusive locally produced programming on Eastlink Community TV.

We embrace diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.


As a key member of the Finance team, the Summer Student Accounting Assistant will work out of our head office on 6080 Young Street, Halifax, NS. The Summer Student Accounting Assistant will be responsible for preparing of payments and continual bank reconciliation, confirming electronic banking files, completing and verifying data entry (payment posting/account adjustments/invoices) to various billing systems, reporting cash flow on a daily basis, electronic mail processing, providing information to support our internal and external customers, and support other ad hoc activities as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education concentrated in Accounting considered an asset.
  • Prior Accounts Payable position or similar role considered an asset.
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles relating to Accounts Payable.
  • Previous accounting experience within the cable/telecommunication industry preferred.
  • Fluency in spreadsheet applications – Microsoft Excel (advanced user preferred).
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to follow established policies & procedures with a strong attention to detail;
  • Flexible with a commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Desire to work in a positive and dynamic team environment.

Why Choose Eastlink?

Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Get your career started with us and stay with us, your journey begins here!

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About Eastlink

Our Story
In the early 1970s, Eastlink entered the cable television business in Amherst, Nova Scotia with a handful of employees and a single cable license. Since then, this Platinum Status Canadian Best Managed company has grown to more than 1,700 employees delivering world-class communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to hundreds of thousands of residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia and Bermuda.
Eastlink has been heralded as a pioneer in the Canadian telecommunications landscape and carries the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle.

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