• Location: Truro, NS
  • Deadline: August 7, 2021

Cost Accountant

Our client, a recognized leader in the manufacturing industry with locations across North America and overseas, is seeking a Cost Accountant to join their team. This is a permanent opportunity based out of their location in Truro, Nova Scotia and ideal for an Accountant looking to contribute meaningfully to a committed and successful team.


  • Set up and maintain cost accounting model integrity
  • Valuation of inventory
  • Ensure cycle count activities are in compliance with corporate inventory policies
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Variance reporting and financial analysis
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits
  • Review and maintain internal controls
  • Assist with annual budget and year-end audit
  • Prepare costing, profitability, and waste reports
  • Other ad hoc cost analysis
  • Additional related responsibilities as required


  • Post-secondary education in accounting or finance
  • CPA designation completed, currently in progress or candidates interested in starting the program in the near future
  • Previous experience in cost analysis and inventory financial controls is an asset
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and an approachable demeanour
  • Aptitude and curiosity in learning new systems and processes
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and works well in a deadline-driven environment
  • Works effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work with the “big picture” in focus
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Work With Us

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to the attention of Carmen Dockendorff by email to Please quote position #AS14385-CB.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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