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  • Staff | Fall 2024 | Assurance | Halifax

Staff | Fall 2024 | Assurance | Halifax

30 October 2023

Location: CNS (Halifax, NS)
Job title: Staff Accountant
Contact: David White

Are you a recent or soon to be graduate looking for a career in audit? If you take pride in your work and are a leader with great communication skills come join our team at CNS, the Halifax office of BDO Cayman. We are recruiting Staff Associates for a Fall 2024 start date. At CNS we value our staff and seek to provide them a positive work experience with ample opportunity for professional growth and a rewarding lifestyle. We encourage ownership and responsibility for your work and reward excellence with above average pay and flexibility. Other benefits include flexible hybrid work opportunities, no travel to or work from client sites, casual office dress code and atmosphere, opportunity to visit or work in our head office in Grand Cayman, and many more!


Working with teams across our Halifax and Grand Cayman Office, the Staff Accountant will be a member of audit teams with responsibility for performing tasks delegated to them while learning to work more independently and progress toward Senior Associate. Staff Associate may also serve on other non-audit related projects and are expected to contribute to a positive office culture. Teams will be led by employees in both Halifax and the Cayman Islands and the need for short-term travel to the Cayman Islands may be required from time to time.


You should be a recent or soon to be graduate of a business/commerce program with a concentration in accounting, able to start full time by September 2024.

You should want to start your career in audit, with plans to enroll in the CPA program immediately and complete within 2 years.

You must be a sharp individual with a curious nature and strong desire to learn and excel in your job. You should be well organized, able to manage your time and balance priorities, and be a good communicator.

You must be authorized to work in Canada and have a valid passport with no restrictions to travel abroad.

Other facts about CNS:

  • CPA pre-approved firm, with experienced mentors.
  • Competitive starting salary, above industry average.
  • All staff and seniors are either working toward or have obtained the CPA.
  • Our staff’s module pass rate is 95+% and CFE first time pass rate is 85+%
  • Generous study package, including leave and module passing bonuses.

As part of your contract, CNS will cover all costs related to the CPA PEP program, including generous study leave.

To apply:

1) Send your resume and transcript to [email protected] with the subject line "Staff | Fall 2023 | Assurance | Halifax"