The Opportunity

Bedford, NS
Accounting and Financial
Entry Level

Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world's largest vertically integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants, and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels, and processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, cold water shrimp and crabs.
As a leading harvester, processor and marketer of sustainably sourced seafood, Clearwater supplies its products to wholesalers, retailers, and foodservice distributors throughout the world. Selling its products globally under the Clearwater, Macduff and various private label brands.

Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in its science, innovative technology and management approaches to support sustainability and grow its wild seafood resource. This commitment has established Clearwater as a global leader in sustainable seafood excellence.

Clearwater Seafoods' Finance department requires Finance Intern based at their Bedford, Nova Scotia Corporate Office. This role is a full-time four month term position.

Purpose of Position:

  • The Finance Intern is responsible to assist with the production of relevant and timely financial information.

Reporting Structure:

  • This position reports to the Finance Manager, Corporate Reporting

Job Duties:

  • Updating monthly reporting reconciliations
  • Assisting in the research and creation of Accounting info sessions for cross training
  • Reviewing statutory statements for mathematical accuracy and note references
  • Summarizing competitions' Quarterly results
  • Reporting to Statistic Canada for various finance metrics
  • Work with team to create an instructional guide of all reconciliations and schedules.
  • Work with me to research SAP reports to calculate Clearwater specific DPO (Day's Payable Outstanding) metric
  • Help in the tracking design of AOP (Annual operating Plan)

Key Behavioural Competencies (Personal Characteristics):

  • Dedicated, hardworking and detail oriented.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed.
  • Flexible in their work schedule and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced and deadline driven team environment.
  • Strong Oral and written communication
  • Working knowledge of Excel formulas (i.e. SUMIF, VLOOKUP)
  • Basic background of accounting/finance (i.e. Balance sheet, Revenue, Inventory, Debits/Credits)

Job Qualifications:

  • Business degree or diploma or 2 years equivalent work experience.
  • SAP user knowledge is an asset.
  • Clear and effective communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia with hybrid remote work schedule

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Clearwater Seafoods

Clearwater Seafoods is one of North America's largest vertically-integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, sea cucumber, langoustine, whelk and crab.

Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.