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Senior Accountant

Charlottetown, PE, Canada Req #1534
Thursday, May 23, 2024

BIOVECTRA Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BIOVECTRA Inc. has an opening for a Senior Accountant. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Charlottetown, PEI.


The candidate will be responsible for:


  • Coordinating Accounts Payable activities including checking AP postings, investigating exceptions, requesting corrections to accounting team, and coordinating scheduled payment runs using the corporate AP automation software and ERP system. 
  • Reconciling company bank account and biweekly payroll as required.
  • Working with other members of the accounting team to manage cash balances and release schedules.
  • Providing accounting and AP support to accounting team members, others in the organization, and suppliers regarding AP transactions.
  • Coordinating Capital Asset transactions and overseeing the flow from initial request to final addition to ERP system and ongoing confirmation of status.  Updating and creating reports on the capital activity on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Ensuring staff time is booked in corporate time reporting software and recorded in ERP system.
  • Compiling and posting staff expense reports from the corporate expense management software to ERP system.
  • Assisting the Financial Accounting Managers with month-end closeout procedures including reconciling month-end control and capital asset accounts, resolving discrepancies, overseeing monthly accruals, following up on variances, and related activities.
  • Assisting with month-end and year-end requests including audit, regulatory, internal and external requests.
  • Ensuring adherence to corporate accounting policies and internal controls in all activities.
  • Responding to other adhoc department requests as required.
  • Supporting the Financial Accounting Managers and other Senior Accountants.
  • Participating in ongoing process improvement initiatives.


The successful candidate for this position should have:


  • Post-Secondary Education with a University degree in business/commerce.
  • Professional accounting designation or active enrolment in a professional accounting program (CPA) would be considered an asset.
  • Accounting training with 5 years direct experience.
  • Experience using ERP systems and other accounting support software (expense management, month end close, AP automation, time reporting software, etc.) .
  • Working knowledge of accounting methods as it pertains to capital assets.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a multi-task team environment.
  • Excellent decision making skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of software implementations.
  • Ability to multiple tasks.


Entry is salary based on education and skills: $52,650 

BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button 

Closing Date: June 01, 2024

Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. BIOVECTRA is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, apply!   We thank all interested parties; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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