Senior Accountant

J.D. Irving
Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada
Competitive salary
18 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant will provide accurate and timely reporting for internal and external users of financial information for the Cavendish Group of Companies by maintaining the integrity of our financial reporting system. In addition, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a "can do" attitude, and will thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy and detail.

In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Preparing and analyzing weekly and monthly financial statements
  • Monitoring internal controls and compliance
  • Aiding in the annual budgeting process
  • Identifying accounting process improvements
  • Developing information solutions for corporate decision makers and making recommendations for systems enhancements

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting with an accounting designation (CA, CMA , CGA or CPA), or working towards it
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple activities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong sense of urgency and detail-oriented, with a focus on delivering high quality work
  • Motivated to continually ensure integrity and improve financial reporting

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

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

Cavendish Farms Corporation 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.