Careers

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.

Accounts Payable Accountant

Posting Date: Nov-17-2022 - Dec-01-2022 Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia The Accounts Payable role focuses on the administration of the full accounts payable function for the Company and providing support as needed for other accounting /reporting functions as directed,  including but not limited to:

-Administering all aspects of the Accounts Payable function including:
-Receiving, verifying, coding and entering a medium to high volume of invoices;
-Processing HST/GST/QST remittances and expense reports;
-Processing weekly and on demand cheque runs and electronic funds transfers;
-Responding to vendor and internal inquiries; and
-Ensuring recurring rent /CAM and utilities are managed for existing branches and set up for new branches and payments are made accurately and on time;
-Assisting with month end procedures such as preparing month end reports and performing various account reconciliations;
-Assisting with the year-end audit including reconciliation of payable accounts and providing supporting documentation;
-Providing backup for other accounting functions as necessary (periodic vacation coverage); and
-Performing other accounting and administrative duties as required from time to time.

We are looking for an individual that is:
-Motivated by deadlines, highly detailed and results oriented;
-Experienced working with computer systems, specifically comfortable working within an ERP system (we use Acumatica an intuitive and user friendly GL system), comfortable running reports with provided instructions, using excel with pivot tables, look ups and basic formulas, email programs, banking platforms and other supplier platforms with instruction;
-Comfortable actively participating in a team environment with virtual meetings;
-Able to effectively communicate by phone and through email with internal and external customers in a cooperative manner; and
-An effective problem solver.
-Benefits in addition to 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 continuous improvement initiative