Recent or Potential Grads – Accounting Assistant – Louisbourg Seafoods

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: April 24, 2022

Accounting Assistant

About the Company

Louisbourg Seafoods is a family operated seafood business, built incrementally over the past three decades.  We process snow crab, lobster, shrimp, groundfish, whelk, sea cucumber and mussels and ship our products all over the world.

Who We Are Looking For

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accounting Assistant to apply their skills and knowledge to a growing seafood company. This is a permanent position reporting to the Office Manager and located in our Sydney office.

You are invited to apply to Louisbourg Seafoods for this position if you are:

  • Process driven, detail oriented and work well under pressure
  • Able to anticipate requirements of others and solve problems
  • Results driven, able to meet deadlines
  • Organized and resourceful
  • Adaptable, Outgoing and Confident

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable processing
  • Complete weekly payroll submissions
  • Preparing HST returns, T4s, and ROEs
  • Daily data entry of bank transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Communication with suppliers
  • Processing journal entries
  • Provide assistance to management with projects and administrative duties


  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in an accounting role
  • University degree or diploma in Accounting or related experience
  • General knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Previous Experience using Sage 300 considered an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Detail orientated with strong problem resolution skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take initiative


  • Casual dress
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift

To apply:

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If you want to work for an organization that values and rewards hard work, innovative thinking, and continuous improvement, please apply today; be sure to include your resume and cover letter.

We sincerely thank our applicants interested in this opportunity and wish to advise that only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

Louisbourg Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we commit to a fair, inclusive opportunity to apply.