The Benefits of Working at Maritime Travel

Maritime Travel Inc. has been around since 1949 but we are still a young company at heart. Each day we strive to improve ourselves and the way we do business. All of this is due to our outstanding team members. We hire and train the best staff, empowering them to give our clients excellent service and value. We do this with consistency, professionalism and a smile. It's a simple approach to business -- but it works!!

The best counsellors are friendly and caring with customers. Intuitive and imaginative -- able to uncover and realize people's true dreams. Organized and thorough -- because detail is critical. Energetic and enthusiastic, even when the chips are down -- because the busy season is hectic. They're also self motivated, yet strong team players. And above all, passionate about travel. It's people just like this who have given Maritime Travel Inc. its reputation as a great travel agency.

Senior Accountant

Posting Date: Nov-17-2022 - Dec-01-2022 Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

As a key member in the Finance department, you will work closely with the Senior Finance Management team and have the opportunity to build strong working relationships with other departmental Managers, Directors and VP’s across the organization ensuring their financial needs are being met.

As a Senior Accountant, your primary responsibilities will include:
- Ensuring the accuracy and quality production of monthly financial statement reports as assigned;
- Preparing and /or reviewing assigned monthly journal entries and general ledger reconciliations, including preparing working paper files / detailed account reconciliations and analysis as applicable;
- Working with detailed spreadsheets to calculate allocations and support incentive calculations;
- Periodically reviewing and analyzing cost reports for variances and reasonability;
- Preparing monthly reports for management;
- Working effectively with the corporate sales and operational teams to prepare and communicate financial information accurately and timely;
- Assisting External Auditors during annual audits and performing periodic internal process reviews; and
- Working on special projects as assigned which may relate to process improvements or the implementation of new systems and testing of new procedures.

As the ideal candidate you possess the following experience / characteristics:

- Have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in an full cycle accounting role
- Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel using data analysis functions including but not limited to: pivot tables, v-lookups, IF statements, and sum and % calculation formulas
- Comfortable working with computer systems, specifically working within an ERP system (we use Acumatica an intuitive and user-friendly GL system), comfortable running reports in other systems with provided instructions
- Strong analytical skills including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
- Ability to effectively manage time while multi-tasking competing priorities
- Able to work with minimal supervision while also being able to actively participate in a team environment with virtual meetings.

Benefits in addition to a salary at fair market value include:
- Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
- Pension program (3% employer matching)
- Vacation accrual (begins immediately)
- Travel Dollars program and access to discounted travel opportunities
- Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives