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Accounts & Admin Assistant - Halifax

23$/hour - Head Office Admin
Ref: 116 Date Posted: Friday 05 Jul 2024

Just a quick drive from Halifax and nestled on the shores of St. Margaret’s Bay you will find an oasis of innovation and fun. Shift. We are experience makers. As managers and staffers of some of Canada’s most northern specialized care facilities, we are a company built around helping people discover their greatness. 

Primary Duties:

The Accounts & Administrative Assistant will play a crucial role in maintaining the financial health of our company while ensuring efficient administrative processes. This multifaceted role requires a candidate with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in accounting software.

Specific Duties:

  • Handle day-to-day accounting tasks, including invoicing, accounts payable, and receivables

  • Reconcile bank statements and ensure accuracy in financial records

  • Prepare financial reports and summaries for management review

  • Assist in general administrative tasks, including document management, filing, and data entry.

  • Processing employee expense and payroll reports 

  • Providing support to the Accounting & Administrative Manager

  • Other accounting support duties as required


Qualifications & Attributes:

  • Proven experience in accounting and administrative roles

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • High level of organization and time management skills 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and Microsoft Windows software

  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable in an ever-changing environment

  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.

  • A diploma or degree in an accounting field or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. An acceptable combination of education and experience in a relevant position.


Employment Specifics

  • Permanent full-time (80%) position

  • 23$ per hour

  • 30 hours per week, Monday-Thursday in office  

  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide a clear vulnerable sector search and child abuse registry check

About Shift

Shift is a specialized care agency founded in 2011. Our team manages complex care facilities for adults and youth in some of Canada's most remote locations. Focusing on helping people discover their greatness, we blend cultural and on-the-land opportunities with experiential learning and trauma-informed care.