Senior Accountant


Mrs. Dunster's
30 Leonard Drive
Sussex, NB E4E 5T5 

Looking For

Employment Type
Permanent, Full Time

Date Posted
April 2, 2024

Food Service

Submission Deadline
May 5, 2024




Mrs. Dunster’s has been a family tradition throughout the Maritimes and Maine for 50 years. We are a local, family owned and operated fresh bakery, with bakery operations in Sussex, NB, and Moncton, NB. We are known for our unique products, our great customer service, our talented team and our passion for community involvement.

We are looking for a Senior Accountant at Mrs. Dunster’s. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in preparing financial reports at our head office. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.


  • Month-End Balance Sheet Reconciliation: Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all month-end balance sheet account reconciliations, resolving any discrepancies in a timely manner;
  • Variance Analysis: Conduct thorough variance analysis for both expense and revenue accounts, identifying trends, outliers, and potential cost-saving opportunities;
  • Financial Statement Preparation: Provide vital support in the preparation of monthly financial statements;
  • Annual Review: Support 3rd party accounting firm in completing their annual review;
  • Take a lead role in ensuring year end statements are completed on a timely basis;
  • Forecasting and Budgeting: Assist in the preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets;
  • System enhancements as needed support continuous improvement in the use of technology to streamline processes and automate manual activities including: automation of payment and receipt processes, month end inventory costing and product costing;
  • Support the senior financial analyst in preparation of the month end inventory entry and serve as vacation backup;
  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and New Business Opportunity Analysis: Perform in-depth analysis and reporting of KPIs, business cases and new opportunity evaluations , presenting actionable insights and recommendations to enhance financial performance;
  • Process Improvement: Continuously seek opportunities to enhance accounting processes and streamline financial operations, contributing to increased efficiency and accuracy;
  • Data Integrity: Maintain data accuracy and integrity within the financial systems, ensuring the quality and reliability of financial information.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field;
  • CPA designation is highly desirable;
  • Proven experience as a Senior Accountant in a manufacturing or related industry;
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practices;
  • Strong proficiency in accounting software and MS Excel;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.


  • Dental care;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Extended health care;
  • Flexible schedule;
  • Life insurance;
  • On-site parking;
  • Paid time off;
  • RRSP match;
  • Store discount.

Flexible Language Requirement

  • French not required.

To apply

To apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume to Tamara McKee at [email protected].

The ideal candidate is reliable, has a strong work ethic and an exceptional attention to detail. If you think this sounds like you and would like to join our family-owned company, please apply!

All qualified applicants will be considered, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.