Senior Accountant

J.D. Irving
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant

JDI Finance has over 250finance professionals delivering accounting and reporting, business analysisand transactional services to the operating divisions of J.D. Irving, Limited.It is a collaborative organization of dedicated financial professionalsoffering many careers paths within finance and across our diversebusinesses.

We are currently seeking a talented professionalto join our JDI Finance team and showcase these talents in the role of Senior Accountant. As the successfulapplicant for this opportunity, you will be located at Irving Shipbuilding in Dartmouth,Nova Scotia, focused on our Shipbuilding Companies.

What We Offer:

As a valued member of our Finance team, you have the opportunity of a multitude of career paths across a number of diverse industries, all while building your skills with the organization. We offer a competitive benefit and salary package, and continuous training and development opportunities. Our Dartmouth office location offers an employee fitness facility, as well as a café and parking.

Irving Shipbuilding is in the business of building qualityships and repairing vessels. IrvingShipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for theDepartment of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company'scommitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment isan integral part of its business.

  • Bachelor's Degree, and Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) Designation
  • 3-5 years of post-designation experience in accounting and reporting
  • Excellent financial acumen, operational understanding and a detailed 'hands on' approach
  • Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Leadership or mentorship experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience with accounting software, and strong Microsoft Office Excel skills

Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial statement preparation & variance analysis
  • Coordination of internal and external audits
  • Continuous improvement Projects
  • Coaching of accounting associates to ensure ongoing team development and support

The successful applicant must meet requirementsfor Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), and Canadian Government Securityclearance.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity please apply online!

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.