Senior Accountant
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 3156
Ocean Capital Holdings Limited is a privately held company located in Saint John, NB with interests across number of business lines, including broadcasting, real estate, construction, industrial distribution and service. Our purpose is to have winning businesses and great people, all contributing to better communities. We unlock the potential of our businesses through imagination and a passion for winning, and we celebrate the uniqueness in each person. Our focus is on excellence and accomplishments.
Ocean Capital Holdings Limited is adding capacity to our existing team and has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant to work in our Saint John Office. This position reports to the Manager- Accounting and will provide a broad range of services and support to Ocean Capital Holdings Limited (OCHL) and related companies. The successful candidate will join an experienced team of senior Finance, Investment, and Accounting professionals. As an integral member of the accounting group, you will play a critical role in the daily accounting functions, cash management and financial reporting.
Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and schedules, including journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analysis for multiple companies.
  • Prepare annual budgets and schedules including management reporting.
  • Assist in creation of annual management and shareholder reporting.
  • Day to day transactional processing: billing, cash forecasting, credit card administration.
  • Support and engage with audit processes - internal and external.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of formalized accounting and reporting policies and standards.
  • Assist in identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives impacting accounting and reporting.

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation .
  • Minimum 2 years of progressive accounting experience, post CPA designation.
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree.
  • Proficiency with MS office tools.
  • Experience with mid-market to top tier ERP system.

Personal Attributes
  • Effective communicator.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Reliable self-starter with ability to work independently.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Understand and appreciate the need for confidentiality.

Providing the opportunities for career and professional growth, we support our employees` movements to different companies withing our group.
We are a CPA pre-approved program training office, with a robust support program to enable candidate success as they work towards their designation, as well as support of annual professional development.
If you are interested in the position, please apply here with a resume and cover letter.
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