Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
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Senior Accountant
Saint John, NB
Reference # HL-17023

Ocean Capital Holdings Limited is a privately held company located in Saint John, NB with interests across 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.

We are excited to be working with Ocean Capital Holdings Limited to add to their team a Senior Accountant to join them in their Saint John Office. This position reports to the Manager- 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, Investment, and Accounting professionals. As an integral member of the accounting group, you will play a critical role in the daily accounting functions, cash management and financial reporting.

Responsibilities will 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 possess:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Minimum 2 years of progressive accounting experience, post CPA designation.
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree.
  • Proficiency with MS office tools.
  • Experience with mid-market to top tier ERP system.

Personal Attributes:

  • Effective communicator.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Reliable self-starter with ability to work independently.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Understand and appreciate the need for confidentiality.

Ocean Capital Holdings Limited provides the opportunity for career and professional growth, they support our employees` movements to different companies within our group. They are a CPA pre-approved program training office, with a robust support program to enable candidate success as they work towards their designation, as well as support of annual professional development.

If you are an experienced accounting professional looking for a great opportunity to work with a diverse group of companies, we want to hear from you! Connect with us to learn more or apply now.

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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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