Recent & Potential Grads – Cloud Accountant [New Graduate – Atlantic] – Various Locations

Cloud Accountant [New Graduate – Atlantic]

Office LocationHalifax, NS (Downtown)

Alternate Location:Antigonish, NS, Bridgewater, NS, Digby, NS, Halifax, NS (West End), Halifax,NS (Clayton Park), Kentville, NS, New Glasgow, NS, Port Hawkesbury, NS, Sydney, NS, Truro, NS, Yarmouth, NS

Req #7292

Discover Your Impact
You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone’s friendly and helps each other out? That’s like Grant Thornton. Except here we’re all professionals and there isn’t a mayor or a general store. What we’re trying to say is that we’re a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 2500 people across Canada, and we truly care about our colleagues, our clients and the communities where we work and live. That’s what’s most important to us. We’re building a thriving organization that’s purpose driven and still want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.

Discover what success feels like here
If you’re a bit like us, you’re driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts “we before me”, where flexAbility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back. At Grant Thornton, you’ll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that’s when the magic happens!

Discover your voice within an award winning culture
Grant Thornton has been recognized by the Great Place To Work Institute for 14 years in a row as one of Canada’s best workplaces. We were also recognized as a Great Place to Work in 2020 for Today’s Youth. This is your opportunity to experience what our culture is like for yourself!

We believe flexibility in our way of working is essential to creating a culture and environment that enables our firm to achieve our Purpose to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive.

Discover Your Best Self
Imagine working for an organization that believes in the power of authenticity in everything that we do.  Whether you’re working on a client file, lobster fishing in Nova Scotia or rock-climbing in the Rockies we want you to bring your whole self to work.

You’ll be a part of a team where leadership is shared, and your colleagues at all levels are fiercely committed to your development.  As part of a global organization, with offices in more than 130 countries and across Canada, you’ll have opportunities to connect and learn globally.

As an Accountant, Cloud Accounting Services your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform full cycle accounting services utilizing cloud applications such as QBO or Xero;
  • Assist with completion of payroll functions
  • Prepare basic T4 returns
  • Prepare month end close procedures including reconciliation of bank accounts and credit cards and ensuring transactions are properly journalized
  • Assist with government filings such as sales tax returns and payroll filings
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly financial reports and management reports
  • Collaborate with clients on a regular basis and assist them with day to day accounting inquires
  • Communicate issues to manager and collaborate on resolutions

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an Accountant, Cloud Accounting Services? Like the colour purple? Great. Here’s a few more boxes we’re also hoping you can tick:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • A passion for technology and innovative thinking
  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor and/or Xero certification preferred
  • Ability to create macros and/or VB scripts in Microsoft Excel an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Associates degree in business/accounting or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles and processes

Join our team!
To become a member of one of the most dynamic firms in Canada, please submit:
•    Your resume
•    Cover letter
•    A copy of your most recent transcripts

The application deadline is: Monday February 21, 2022 at 11:59 pm AT

At Grant Thornton we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That’s our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?

If you are selected to move forward in the recruiting process the first step will be for you to complete a digital interview through HireVue.  Digital interviewing is a modern way to interview which sets a level playing field for all candidates.  Simply record your answers to pre-set interview questions from Grant Thornton LLP using your computer and webcam, or your mobile device. 


Effective November 1, 2021, Grant Thornton has established a Vaccination Policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Newly hired colleagues must be fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status, or request and be granted an exemption to the policy, as a condition of employment.

Grant Thornton LLP supports the spirit and principles of Employment Equity and is committed to maintaining an environment which is perceived to be fair and non-discriminatory.  We welcome applications from designated group members – Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities and accommodations are available for Persons with Disabilities taking part in any aspect of our selection/hiring process. Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process or otherwise, please notify us of this via and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.