Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting

Accounting & Finance
Nova Scotia
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Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting  

Halifax, NS
Reference # HL-13591

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, cold water shrimp and crabs.

As a leading harvester, processor and marketer of sustainably-sourced seafood, Clearwater supplies its products to wholesalers, retailers and foodservice distributors throughout the world. Selling its products globally under the Clearwater, Macduff and various private label brands. Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in its science, innovative technology and management approaches to support sustainability and grow its wild seafood resource. This commitment has established Clearwater as a global leader in sustainable seafood excellence.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting to join the Corporate Reporting and Accounting team. Reporting to the Senior Corporate Accountant, Corporate Reporting, this position is responsible to analyze routine information for accuracy and business insight and to generate accounting entries and analysis that require data interpretation or professional judgement.

Key responsibilities, among others, will include:

  • Reviewing and posting accruals and journal entries
  • Performing fixed asset, general ledger, and inventory accounting
  • Preparing remittances for EDC, VAT, and other government filings
  • Reconciling intercompany and goods in transit accounts for all companies
  • Preparing working papers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances
  • Ensuring GL account integrity
  • Preparing month end schedules and reporting
  • Creating balance sheet and income statement budgets for Annual Operating Plan (AOP)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • CPA designation or be working towards CPA
  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • SAP user knowledge is an asset
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

We are looking for dedicated, hardworking and detailed accounting professionals. Candidates with strong organizational skills with proven technical ability will excel in this role. Working well with team members and the ability to multitask and deliver under tight deadlines is imperative in this role. If this sounds like you, apply now!

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below:
For more information contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Sara Morey, Consultant, at or 902.424.1117

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