Clerk Accounting, Accounts Payable (12 months contract)

Requisition ID:  181868 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Supply Chain & Backstage 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Stellarton

Location: King St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 



Ready to Make an impact?

Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities, and we are looking for top talent to join our team!  The position is located in our office in Stellarton. 

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Adhere to all internal audit controls and works with internal auditors as required
  • Prepare and process journal entries
  • Generate reports used for the preparation of periodic financial statements
  • Complete cash application to Customer and Liability accounts
  • Identify and communicate exceptions and variances
  • Prepare and analyze backup for working papers
  • Data entry for, including but not limited to inventory, invoices, customs forms, assets, revenue and real estate
  • Excellent knowledge of general ledger accounts, such as accounts payable/receivable, cash, margins and others, including balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Ensure sales data is accurate and timely
  • Support organizational change through initiatives that improve function-specific processes or performance
  • Other duties as assigned

What you have to offer:

  • College diploma and a minimum of 1 year relevant experience 
  • SAP experience preferred 
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) 



Why work at Sobeys ?

  • Growing organization 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Ongoing Training & Development 

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

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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