SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2023: Accounts Payable

  • Location: Bedford, NS
  • Deadline: January 31, 2023 at 4:00 pm

Clearwater Seafoods


Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants
and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels and
processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality,
food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, shrimp and crabs.

Since its founding, Clearwater has invested in science, communities, people and technological innovation, as well as resource
management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed the company to remain a leader in today’s global
seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.

In 2021, Clearwater was acquired by a partnership between Premium Brands and the Mi’kmaq Coalition, comprised of seven
Mi’kmaq communities in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today, Clearwater is proudly Indigenous-owned, committed to creating a
sustainable seafood future for generations to come.

Clearwater’s Bedford, Nova Scotia office requires a Finance Accounts Payable Student for a four-month term. The anticipated
start date for the position is May 2023.

Purpose of Position:
The purpose of this position is to work with and support Clearwater’s Transaction Centre Team.
Reporting Structure:
o This position will report to the Accounts Payable Manager.
Major Responsibilities:
o Assist the Accounts Payable and Transaction Centre team with day-to-day activities.
o Invoice data entry and matching with documentation.
o Expense report verification and data entry.
o Assist with accruals and journal entries.
o Support ongoing Accounts Payable and Transaction Centre projects.
o Perform other related duties as assigned.

Key Behavioral Competencies (Personal Characteristics):
o Strong time management skills
o Ability to work as a team and independently
o Sound written and verbal communication
o Strong attention to detail
o Strong initiative with a key focus on results
o Problem solving and analytical skills
o Planning and organizing skills

Job Qualifications:
o Working towards a post-secondary degree in business with a focus in accounting or finance.
o Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Excel.
o Working knowledge of accounting and finance concepts would be considered an asset.
o Experience in SAP environment an asset.
Working Conditions:
o Environment: Office and Remote
o Work Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
o Dress Code: Business casual
o COVID-19 Vaccination: Required

Please note this opportunity is designated to Indigenous Peoples who identify themselves as First Nation (Status
and non-Status), Métis or Inuit as part of the Clearwater Careers Set Sail Program