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Accountant, Accounting & Control

Requisition ID:  168075 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Accounting and Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Ontario; Québec  

City: Stellarton / Dartmouth / Montreal / Mississauga

Location: King St. Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Dartmouth Office, Tahoe Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for a  Accountant to join our Finance team. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Montreal, QC.

Job Description

As an Accountant you will:

Accurately account for transactions in the general ledger accounts
Prepare and review working papers that support account balances, and investigation of any issues
Prepare and post journal entries
Complete period-end close processes, controls, and procedures
Ensure compliance with CEO/CFO Certification requirements
Participate in the internal and external audit of assigned company codes and account
Prepare various analytical and ad-hoc reports

Job Requirements

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

University Degree and Accounting Designation CPA (or in the process of obtaining) preferred
A minimum of 2 years ‘experience in accounting or related field
Knowledge of SAP preferred
Solid analytical and problem solving skills
Advanced Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel)

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus.  If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application.  Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.


Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as: 
•    Growing organization 
•    Competitive salary 
•    Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance) 
•    Pension Plan 
•    Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees) 
•    Ongoing Training & Development 
•    Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers) 



Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.