Senior Accountant, Protrans Personnel Services; Dieppe

Accounting / Finance



About the employer

Protrans Personnel Services Inc. is a full-service recruitment agency specializing in transportation, warehousing and distribution, light manufacturing and administrative placements. We provide businesses with human resource solutions that help them meet their goals, and match employees with rewarding career options.

About the role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual, enrolled in a professional accounting designation program for the position of Senior Accountant for our Dieppe N.B. Location.  

The primary responsibility of the Senior Accountant is to perform daily and monthly accounting responsibilities including: preparing appropriate journal entries and accruals, financial analysis, identify variances, reconciling accounts, preparing management reports and supporting the Director of Finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end procedures that include preparation of monthly reporting, account reconciliations and other duties as assigned
  • Record G/L journal entries and accruals in a timely basis to meet regular business cycles for both weekly and monthly reporting, invoicing and reconciliation
  • Prepare the reconciliation of Accounts Receivable sub ledger to General Ledger
  • Perform and assist in monthly financial analysis for both balance sheet and income statement accounts. Financial analysis includes investigating significant variances (actual to plan, monthly trending of actual), providing explanations of the variance and bringing to management's attention as necessary
  • Support with budget reporting, forecasting and monthly financial reporting by completing responsibilities as assigned
  • Maintain up-to-date internal control procedures documentation, flow charts and procedures manuals on a quarterly basis
  • Prepare audit working papers to support audit and reconciliation requirements as required
  • Management of Blue Cross program with driver business segment
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned


  • Post education graduate in Accounting, Business or Commerce
  • CPA designation, or within a year of completion


  • 3-5 years of experience in general accounting including experience in financial reporting and analysis, forecasting and budgeting


  • Working knowledge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, including reconciliation
  • Working knowledge of computerized financial systems (Adagio or AccPac preferred)
  • Good understanding of accounting principles
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Organized and methodical
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sensitivity to confidentiality requirements

To Apply

Please send your resume to by Friday, August 16, 2019.

We appreciate your interest in Protrans Personnel Services, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.