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Finance Clerk

Requisition ID:  165184 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Financial 

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 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 Financial Clerk. This position will be based out of our office in Stellarton, NS.

We are looking for an experienced Financial Clerk. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who delivers high quality work and thrives in a dynamic environment. This role is a great opportunity for you to own processes and make a meaningful impact.

Job Description

What you will do in this fast paced role:
•    Opening & sorting of mail on a 2x daily basis
•    Monthly bank reconciliations as assigned, ensuring the general ledger matches the bank statements
•    Preparing & keying journal entries
•    Prepare working papers as assigned
•    Processing of payables (ensuring appropriate approvals, writing cheques or drafting requests for bank drafts, confirming sufficient funds in the bank (i.e. drafting transfer of funds, if required)
•    Compiling year end files for external advisors (i.e. running Sage reports, compiling bank & investment statements and invoice support)
•    Compiling trade settlements for investment transactions 
•    Administration duties such as printing of labels, rolling hard files, preparing files for storage, signature collection, etc. 
•    Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
•    Accounting Diploma and 3-5 experience is a must
•    Sage experience preferred 
•    3-5 years of bookkeeping experience is preferred
•    Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) 
•    Sensitive to extremely confidential information
•    Strong attention to detail


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 
•    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.