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Manager, Accounting and Compliance - Divert NS Open

Truro, Nova Scotia

Divert NS is a not-for-profit based in Truro, NS, focused on supporting the province to recycle and live in more sustainable ways. Through a combination of stewardship programs and multiple initiatives, they provide new opportunities and approaches to waste diversion and reduction. 

On their behalf, we are seeking a Manager, Accounting and Compliance to join their head office team. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, you will be responsible for various financial reporting functions of the company, overseeing all day-to-day operations of the accounting/audit departments and managing and training accounting and audit staff.

Divert NS values diversity and equity. We seek applicants comprised of backgrounds that reflect the communities in which we operate. This includes, but is not limited to age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous peoples in Canada, and racially visible minorities.

What qualities are needed in this role?

As the ideal candidate, you have a breadth of skills and experience in accounting, including accounts payable and accounts receivable, assisting in preparing annual budgets, and familiarity with preparing for annual external audits of financial statements.

You have a professional accounting designation and several years of financial management experience. You are highly analytical with demonstrated problem-solving skills.

A solid team player, you have both the experience and communication and interpersonal skills to lead and inspire accounting and audit staff.

You are comfortable being hands-on and bring excellent project management skills, attention to detail, personal responsibility, and accountability to your work.

A full job description is available here.

If this opportunity appeals to you, please forward your resume and a letter explaining how your background and experience will meet the needs of Divert NS. Applications can be sent to