Accounting Clerk

Accounting & Finance
Nova Scotia
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Accounting Clerk
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference HL-16046

About Develop Nova Scotia

Develop Nova Scotia is the Province’s Crown Corporation, responsible for leading sustainable development of high-potential property and infrastructure across our province to drive economic and population growth. In short, we build things—and how we build them matters as much as what we build. We engage Nova Scotia’s diverse communities to lead and support projects that create to inclusive, sustainable places that people love.

Our mission is to support the creation of sustainable places across Nova Scotia that attract people and inspire investment. We focus on planning, development, and management of land and infrastructure by, for, and with people. We believe a focus on working with community develops strong places that are intensely local, inclusive, and environmentally sustainable.

Develop Nova Scotia invites applications for the position of Accounting Clerk to join our team of dedicated professionals in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The successful candidate will join a forward thinking, creative team with a true passion for their work.

Develop Nova Scotia is actively working to be deliberate in how we engage communities in our work to ensure all voices are at the table—especially those who traditionally haven’t been there before. We’re also working to build a diverse team that reflects our communities at all job levels. Develop Nova Scotia’s values are deeply rooted in diversity, equity, inclusion, and reconciliation and we encourage applications from Indigenous persons, African Nova Scotians, people of colour, people with disabilities, and women in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented. Members of these groups are welcome to self-identify through their application materials if they wish.

Please visit for more details on Develop Nova Scotia’s mandate and programs.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Clerk is accountable for accurate and timely execution of daily accounting transactions and functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and banking.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Processing accounts payable, coordinating with other team members for approvals and corresponding with vendors
  • Process purchase order requisitions and change order requisitions, ensuring compliance to, and have a heightened awareness of, our procurement policies
  • Coordinate weekly EFT files, communicating with appropriate staff regarding approvals for these
  • Heightened understanding of various lease arrangements with tenants and corresponding set up in ERP system (Yardi).
  • Work in conjunction with Property Manager and Marine Manager regarding monthly invoicing and create monthly invoices for tenants and monthly banking files for receivables
  • Monthly review of Aged Receivables and corresponding with tenants – sending monthly invoices and statements, gathering EFT and other account information, following up on delinquent tenants
  • Ensure receipt of monthly, quarterly, or yearly performance rent reports and payment from retail tenants
  • Daily and monthly reconciliation for parking revenue; monthly parking PAD and coordination
  • Create monthly recovery invoices and ensuring a yearly review on items recovered are appropriate (e.g., utilities)
  • Regular review of tender award status and posting to the provincial website.
  • Review of bank deposit and posting of receivables
  • Data entry and maintaining vendor profiles
  • Maintaining accounts payable and receivable files, both electronic and paper
  • Maintain Accounting Spreadsheets required for audit
  • Monthly invoicing for Capital Projects
  • Procurement administration as assigned
  • Other related duties as assigned

Education & Experience:


  • Diploma or Degree in Business with a focus in accounting
  • 2 years’ minimum experience in an accounting role or an equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Outstanding computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel with the ability to learn new software quickly
  • Knowledge of corporate online banking processes.
  • Excellent communication skill, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Principles is an asset
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple deadlines
  • Critical thinking along with strong problem-solving skills
  • Discretion is essential to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive business matters
  • A driven, perpetually positive attitude

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below.
For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Sara Morey, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Sara Morey know.

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