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Requisition ID:  162570 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Accounting and Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec; Saskatchewan  

City: Stellarton

Location: Home Office - NS, Bureau de Moncton / Moncton Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Bureau de Québec, Calgary Office, Tahoe Office, Winnipeg Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


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 the best and brightest talent to join our team! 

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

•    University Degree and Accounting Designation CPA ( or in the process of obtaining) 
•     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)

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.



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