• Location: Dartmouth, NS
  • Deadline: August 31, 2021

Junior Accountant

Our client is seeking a Junior Accountant for an amazing permanent opportunity within their Dartmouth office. Working within a cohesive and productive team, the successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties while supporting the Controller.


  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
  • Process payroll
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Prepare and file government remittances and workers compensation premiums
  • Maintain general ledger accounts
  • Support the Controller with month-end and year-end activities
  • Assisting with annual budget process
  • Data entry and database management of sensitive and confidential information
  • General administrative support
  • Assist with financial reporting and financial analysis
  • Participate in improvement projects and other ad hoc requests as required


  • Post-secondary education in business and/or accounting
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Experience with Sage 50 is considered an asset
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel skills
  • Interest in pursuing CPA program is an asset
  • Ability to work efficiently in an independent role while supporting the larger team
  • Highly professional and values the need for confidentiality
  • Displays strong communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in continuous process improvement

Work With Us

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to the attention of Natalie Clothier by email to

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

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