Senior Corporate Accountant
in Dartmouth, NS

Dartmouth, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: AS15937-CB

Our client, a reputable group of companies in operation more than 50 years, with business entities across North America, is seeking a Senior Corporate Accountant for a permanent position within their team in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Using continuous improvement ideologies and industry-leading technology, they ensure reliable and sustainable service which has fueled their growth to become a leader in their industry.


  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations including balancing trial balances, payroll account reconciliations, tracking petty cash and additional reconciliations as required
  • Assist in the monthly consolidation process
  • Treasury duties including bank reconciliations and daily cash report preparation
  • Prepare monthly fuel audits and reports for Executive
  • Provide information and analysis to operational groups as needed
  • Assist with inquiries on budgeting and forecasting
  • Manage various accounting projects and initiatives
  • Provide assistance to customers and vendors
  • Developing ad-hoc reports as requested
  • Special projects and other responsibilities


  • Post-secondary education in accounting or finance
  • CPA designation newly completed or in progress plus 3-4+ years' experience or 5-8+ years progressive experience with an accounting degree
  • Excellent communication skills - Verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to deal proactively and professionally with internal and external parties
  • High level of self-motivation and energy
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with Great Plains is considered an asset
  • Experience in the transportation industry is considered an asset

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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

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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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