Bookkeeper Job in Dartmouth for META |

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April 28 2020
Industries Metal, Metal products
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Bookkeeping, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Dartmouth, NS

About Us

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a full-time contract Bookkeeper with the potential for conversion to permanent. While the role and responsibilities will vary based on business priorities, they typically include the following:

Key responsibilities

  • All aspects of A/P, including receiving & posting vendor invoices and payments, as well as tracking status in ERP and contacting vendors
  • Reconciling bank accounts and other accounts with trial balance
  • Downloading and providing inventory/costing related reports for manager review
  • Setting up suppliers and customers in ERP, issuing purchase and sales orders
  • Compiling payables listings and arranging payments for approval by management
  • Processing employee expense claims, including reconciling reports, assigning GL codes and posting the same in ERP
  • Maintain schedules such as property, plant, and equipment, and prepaids
  • Assist in preparing and posting monthly adjusting journal entries for assets, liabilities, loans, capital, revenue, expense, depreciation, and foreign exchange
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of GST/HST returns quarterly
  • Assist with annual financial statement compilation, audits, and tax returns
  • Strictly follow accounting and operational controls as implemented by management
  • Other financial tasks and reporting, as required


  • Completion of diploma or certification in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in bookkeeping or a related role
  • High level of proficiency with MS software, especially Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
  • Eager to learn and to adapt to high-growth environment
  • Good English communications skills: writing, reading, listening, and speaking
  • Self-motivated and resourceful, with the proven ability to multi-task and operate successfully under tight deadlines
  • Availability to work overtime, as needed
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills

Preferred experience

  • ERP systems
  • Sage accounting software
  • Public market financial statement preparation
  • Working in a start-up or small business
  • Working with international subsidiaries, specifically US and UK

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

What You’ll Love About Us:

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community.

Our Benefits:

  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off over Christmas
  • Casual dress