Senior Accountant (Assistant Controller)

Accounting & Finance
New Brunswick
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Senior Accountant (Assistant Controller)

Saint John, NB
Reference # HL-15197


Ocean Capital Holdings Limited is a privately held company located in Saint John, NB with interests across a number of business lines, including broadcasting, real estate, construction, industrial distribution, and service. Their purpose is to have winning businesses and great people, all contributing to better communities. They unlock the potential of their businesses through imagination and a passion for winning, and they celebrate the uniqueness in each person. Their focus is on excellence and accomplishments.


Ocean Capital Holdings Limited has partnered with Meridia in search of a Senior Accountant (Assistant Controller) to work in their Saint John office. This position reports to the Manager of Accounting and will provide a broad range of services and support to Ocean Capital Holdings Limited (OCHL) and related companies. The successful candidate will join an experienced team of senior Finance and Accounting professionals. As an integral member of the accounting group, you will play a critical role in the daily accounting functions.


Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and schedules, including journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analysis for multiple companies
  • Prepare annual budgets and schedules including management reporting
  • Assist in creation of annual management and shareholder reporting
  • Day-to-day transactional processing: billing, cash forecasting, credit card administration
  • Support and engage with audit processes – internal and external
  • Assist with the development and implementation of formalized accounting and reporting policies and standards
  • Assist in identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives impacting accounting and reporting


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in an accounting role
  • Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation
  • Degree in Business Administration
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Ability to work independently as a reliable self-starter
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Understanding and appreciation of the need for confidentiality
  • Experience with mid-market to top tier ERP system is considered an asset


If you are an experienced accounting professional looking for a great opportunity to work with a diverse group of companies, apply today!


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For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Jason Ozon, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Jason Ozon know.


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