SUMMER 2024 CO-OP: Accounting Assistant – Atlantic Central

  • Location: Remote
  • Deadline: January 21, 2024

Atlantic Central is currently accepting applications for a summer co-op term position of Accounting Assistant. 



Atlantic Central is the trade association for credit unions in Atlantic Canada.  We support credit unions in becoming the financial institution of choice through the excellence of our people, the quality of our products and services, and the strength of our leadership. Together, we work to advance the collective voice of credit unions and promote the credit union difference. In addition to liquidity management, we provide a range of financial services, leadership, and advocacy. 

Our greatest asset is our employees. We are committed to balancing health and wellbeing with efficient service delivery and strive to create an environment where all team members have opportunities for growth and where everyone is welcome, included, and supported.   


In the role of Accounting Assistant, you’ll report to the Supervisor, Accounting Services and will provide support to the Finance Department. 



  • Verifies posts and balances various business transactions including funds received, disbursed and accounts receivable. 
  • Processes general journal entries to various G.L. accounts. 
  • Processes accounts payable including verifying accuracy of invoices and resolving any discrepancies, obtaining necessary approvals, preparing or coordinating preparation of payments. 
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned. 



This position offers the ability to work remotely and services Atlantic Canada. 



As the ideal candidate you will be working towards completing a degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and be a participant in the university’s Co-op program.   



You have a demonstrated understanding of basic financial principles, accounting practices, procedures and terminology.  You have the ability to learn new software, and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Access).  You have the ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports with high accuracy. You can prioritize and able to work with limited supervision. 



This is a full-time summer work term position and the hours of work per week are 37.5 hours. The term for this position will be from May 13, 2024 to August 30, 2024. 



This position will be paid hourly at $23.50 an hour plus vacation pay. 



Interested candidates should cover letter and resume via email to (please send in MS Word or PDF format).   


Applications will close on January 21, 2024.  


About Atlantic Central 

The role of Atlantic Central is to represent and support the credit unions of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. Our credit unions proudly serve over 295,000 members and play a significant role in the Atlantic Canadian economy.  

We are proud to be a Certified B CorporationTM joining a global movement of people using business as a force for good. We are committed to making business decisions that are in the best interests of our employees, credit unions and their members. 


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