Employment - Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

Anchored Recruiting Ltd.

Full-Time Permanent



Anchored Recruiting is delighted to partner with Louisbourg Seafoods to find an Accounting Assistant to be part of their growing seafood company. 

Our client, Louisbourg Seafoods, is a family-owned business, operating for over 30 years with products being shipped all over the word. They have a unique opportunity for an organized and process-driven individual to join their accounting team. This Accounting Assistant will play a critical role in supporting accounting functions of the business, specifically focusing on accounts payable, receivables, and payroll.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a high degree of adaptability, attention to detail, resourcefulness, and be results driven. Reporting to the Office Manager, you will be part of a team of eight individuals, spread over three offices in the CBRM.

We are seeking an excellent communicator with interpersonal and time management skills. The candidate must be able to anticipate needs of others and be a problem-solver. The successful candidate must be confident in their work and be able to complete a high volume of tasks or projects.

As an Accounting Assistant, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Processing accounts payables and receivables
  • Processing weekly payroll
  • Preparing HST returns, T4, and ROEs.
  • Completing Bank Reconciliations and Journal Entries
  • Communicating with suppliers of the company
  • Providing administrative support to management as needed

Our client is offering you:

  • Fair and competitive salary, based on similar roles in the region
  • Permanent, Full-Time Position
  • Working hours 8:30-4:30 or 9-5:00
  • Cost-shared medical, dental and life insurance, after 3-month probationary period
  • Two weeks’ vacation
  • The opportunity to work with an ever-growing employer in Cape Breton
  • The opportunity to play an important role within an accounting team to support the functions of Louisbourg Seafoods

What you need to succeed:

  • You need to be an adaptable individual and an excellent problem solver
  • You work well under pressure
  • You are detail-driven with strong organizational skills
  • You have expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and Sage 300
  • You demonstrate exemplary customer service skills (high degree of diplomacy, tact, discretion, and good judgement)
  • You thrive in a high-volume environment
  • You have intermediate knowledge of basic accounting principles

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary diploma in a recognized accounting program or equivalent experience
  • Undergraduate degree is an asset
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience in an accounting role

Our client is a diverse and equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, gender, race, or ability.

If interested in this opportunity, please click the ‘Apply’ button below. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please Anchored Recruiting at Info@anchoredrecruiting.ca

All information collected will be shared with our client, Louisbourg Seafoods.

By submitting this application, Anchored Recruiting will be adding you to our Talent pool database. You may be contacted in the future regarding future job opportunities.

How To Apply

Anchored Recruiting Ltd. will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.


Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Anchored Recruiting Ltd.
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Fluent (CLB 10-12)
Posted on
June 8th 2022
July 8th 2022