Accountant

Municipal Group of Companies

Bedford, Nova Scotia

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The Municipal Group of Companies, based in Bedford Nova Scotia, is a large, diversified organization engaged in all major aspects of heavy civil construction, mining and environmental services within the Atlantic Provinces. The Municipal Group of Companies is a recognized CPA Pre-Approved Training Office in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our accounting department, based out of Bedford, NS.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in daily maintenance of accounting records (including but not limited to journal entries, reconciliations, petty cash, capital assets, inventory adjustments)
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly financial statements and review with Management.
  • Perform internal audit procedures
  • Maintain year-end working papers and spreadsheets, and assist with preparation for any audits or independent reviews
  • Complete account reconciliations as part of month-end close
  • Develop, analyze, and interpret results from construction projects, manufacturing facilities and other accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other KPIs
  • Provide timely and accurate service to internal clients and stakeholders
  • Sundry duties as required by the Department

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Eligible and interested in pursuing the CPA designation
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of SAP is considered an asset
  • Utilizes strong organization skills and can lead and work as part of the accounting team, while being able to work under extreme deadlines and pressure
  • Knowledge of the appropriate tools for analyzing, and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services, displays strong math skills
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor, high sense of urgency
  • Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Emily Siepierski
Via Email: esiepierski@municipalgroup.ca

Please reference “Accountant” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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