Project Accountant

J.D. Irving
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Competitive salary
28 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant

At J.D. Irving, Limited you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and passion to achieving results.

JDI Finance has over 250 finance professionals providing accounting and reporting, business analysis and transactional services to the seven different operating divisions of J.D. Irving, Limited. It is a collaborative organization of dedicated financial professionals offering many careers paths within finance and across our diverse businesses.

We are currently seeking a talented professional to join our JDI Finance team and showcase these talents in the role of Project Accountant. As the successful applicant 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 and repairing vessels. The Company's primary site, the Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for 130 years. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense as part of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy, as well as the Canadian Coast Guard. The Company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.

  • Bachelor's Degree, and Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) Designation
  • Minimum 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.
  • JD Edwards, Cognos, Alteryx and Tableau experience considered an asset.
  • Shipbuilding or large project experience considered an asset.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the preparation of various financial reports needed by the business for internal customers.
  • Analyze and monitor financial results and variance analysis on large projects.
  • Coordinate with other departments in managing consistent information flow.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.
  • Continuous improvement Projects
  • Ability to be flexible, effectively manage priorities, meet deadlines, and work as a team.
  • Coordinate with the billing team for appropriate program claims for Canada
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skill, especially Excel, is a necessity.

The successful applicant must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), and Canadian Government Security clearance.

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.

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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.