Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Posted on September 13, 2023
Location: Canada, Halifax, NS
Reports to: Manager and Director
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or Masters
Language: English
Experience: 2 years
Apply Before: October 31, 2023
Position Type: Full Time

About the Company

With more than 40 offices on 5 continents, MDD is the world’s premier forensic accounting firm. Experienced in over 800 industries, we frequently work with government entities, independent adjustment firms, insurance companies, law firms, multi-national corporations and small businesses. Our forensic accountants specialize in a wide range of practice areas and our work spans more than 130 countries.

Our professionals help evaluate and determine litigation damages, business valuations and insurance claims in a clear and concise manner that can stand up to scrutiny. Our partners and senior staff regularly provide extensive litigation services and expert witness testimony in courts, arbitrations and mediations throughout the world.

Current and past assignments include a variety of high-profile cases related to commercial litigation, fraud and corruption, business valuations, business disputes, natural and man-made catastrophes, lost profits, business interruption, product liability and recall, and subrogation.

Job Description

Our Halifax, NS office is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical skills, a desire to work in a fast-paced work environment, as well as an interest in learning about new businesses. Our compensation packages are competitive with the major accounting firms.


We are looking for a qualified accountant with an interest in pursuing a career in forensic accounting.

The tasks performed will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preliminary to intermediate analysis of sales, production and other accounting data
  • Physical inventory observation, price testing
  • Examination of source documents pertinent to engagement
  • Check and proof reports and schedules
  • Conduct phone, video or in person interviews to obtain information
  • Prepare preliminary draft of report narrative and schedules
  • Analyze and reconcile claim to final calculation
  • Research, data analysis and evaluation
  • Invoice analysis
  • Attend marketing events and functions with clients


  1. Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA) or near completion
  2. Minimum two years of relevant work experience
  3. Interest in pursuing a secondary designation such as the CBV
  4. Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  5. Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  6. Must be able to work under pressure or tight deadlines
  7. Well-developed analytical, writing and problem solving skills
  8. Ability to understand a business and how loss events have impacted it
  9. Willingness to accept increasing responsibility as experience grows
  10. Proficiency in Microsoft office, specifically Excel, Word, Outlook & Teams
  11. Additional language skills considered an asset

MDD firmly supports the development of our staff, and encourages continued learning through training programs, mentoring, and working with our global offices.

MDD has introduced a hybrid work model that offers our team members the flexibility to work remotely and attend the office for various meetings, training and team collaboration activities.

Take the next step towards an enriching, rewarding and fulfilling experience by applying today. Please include your cover letter and resume.

Take the next step towards an enriching, rewarding and fulfilling experience by applying today.

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  •  Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA) or near completion

MDD is committed to fostering a work environment that believes in treating all people with respect and dignity. Employee diversity and equality is an integral part of MDD’s business practices. MDD welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates selected throughout the recruitment process.

Thank you for your interest in MDD Forensic Accountants.

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