Our client, a 20+ year-old, profitable growth business in the light manufacturing sector, seeks a talented, hands-on CPA for their newly created role of Controller based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Reporting to the President and an important member of the management team, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of financial operations, providing accurate information to the President and management team, conducting analysis, budgeting, and preparing financial and cost reports. Reporting to the Controller is an AP/AR/Admin Clerk and an HR/Payroll Clerk.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes, reconciliations, and financial statement preparation
  • Analyze accounts, records, reports, journal entries, ledgers, and other accounting documents for accuracy, adequacy, reasonableness, and other proper accounting treatment as required
  • Provide detailed monthly sales and margin reviews
  • Manage and plan inventory counts and follow-up
  • Manage all aspects of Company banking, credit, and cash flow activities, insurance
  • Manage foreign exchange reviews
  • Review of all customer and supplier contracts from a cash flow and risk management perspective
  • Manage company income tax and HST tax accounts
  • Oversee personnel matters, T4 preparation, employee payroll deductions, and benefit plans
  • Implement and manage internal controls with respect to financial policies, processes, and procedures
  • Provide strategic analysis as required to drive improved decision-making including the creation and review of KPIs and dashboards and industry benchmarking
  • Deliver advice and guidance on all accounting matters, including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting


  • Post-secondary degree in Business, Accounting, and/or Finance
  • CPA designation
  • Experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting, cost accounting, and financial management
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and application
  • Experience using ERP systems: Sage 300 and MISys, specifically, an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Excel, Teams
  • Formidable technical writing abilities
  • High level of critical and logical thinking and analysis
  • Ability to organize and plan multiple objectives within established timelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders

This is a great opportunity to make your mark by playing a pivotal role in shaping this company’s financial success. Enjoy a diverse, supportive, and collaborative work environment where your contributions will make a significant impact.

Interested? Call or email Jim Wilson at (902)456-3111 or





Atlantic Canada – Logistics & Distribution


Our client, a large, locally based logistics and distribution company that operates Canada-wide and into the United States, seeks a results-driven Business Development Manager to lead their organic growth and key account management activities in Atlantic Canada.

Reporting to the VP Operations and dotted line to the VP Sales, the Business Development Manager will learn the business through a robust training and development program that will deliver positive results for the business and will position the candidate for future leadership opportunities.   

The ideal candidate has progressed in sales, key account management, and/or business development roles in the transportation industry and possesses the following competencies/capabilities:

  1. Strong organizational skills
  2. Effective verbal and written communication skills
  3. Integrity/Honesty
  4. Results focused
  5. Calm under pressure
  6. Follows through on commitments
  7. Strong listening skills
  8. Team work
  9. Sound business acumen

This is an exceptional long-term career opportunity for someone who wants to learn, grow and succeed in a progressive company headquartered in Halifax.

Interested? Contact Jim Wilson at (902)456-3111 confidently or email your resume and cover letter to






Our client, a twenty-year-old, full-service, multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering firm, operates across Canada from its base in Nova Scotia. They have organically grown to more than 100 architects, engineers, designers, and professionals today.

Their Architecture partnership was formed in 2016 and has grown slowly and carefully to over 12 people, including three registered Architects, Interns, Technicians, and co-op students. They work in partnership alongside the engineering group to ensure timely and effective cross-discipline collaboration. The firm conducts business Canada-wide and works on all types of projects other than residential buildings.

To achieve their objective of long-term, sustainable growth while based in Nova Scotia, they wish to recruit a Senior Architect with ten-plus years of experience (post license). The new position is based in Halifax.

The ideal candidate is a positive person who gets along well with others – with external clients, internal clients, and team members. This person will embrace and foster the culture of professionalism, collaboration, mentorship (people development), and camaraderie and will be keen to take a leadership role in ensuring this culture is sustained as the firm grows into the future.

This is a solid career opportunity with upside and equity ownership potential.

Interested? Call or email Jim Wilson at (902)4567-3111 or






Our client, an HRM-based, in-house, commercial and industrial real estate group, manages and develops real estate on behalf of a blue-chip client. Their portfolio includes properties across Atlantic, Central, and Western Canada and into the United States.

The small executive management team of three seeks an Executive Coordinator to work closely with them in a dynamic work environment where priorities can change rapidly.

This hands-on role consists of the following:

Administrative Responsibilities (50%):

  • Maintaining leases, contracts, insurance, various filings, preparing tender documents,

and research for a wide variety of projects

  • Management reports

Assist Executive Management Team (40%)

  • Schedule meetings, develop agendas, take minutes, etc.
  • Manage calendars
  • Draft reports and work on projects
  • Expense claims management

Office Management (10%):

  • Maintain boardroom and manage calendar, stock office and kitchen supplies, mail

The ideal candidate likes to take ownership and coordinates and supports activities with the highest professionalism, discretion, and a high degree of confidentiality. This person has the ability to juggle the changing priorities of the team and yet work independently and manage their own time in a deadline-driven environment. Others describe you as intuitive, flexible, positive, and having high attention to detail and extraordinary documentation skills (Microsoft).

Interested? Email your resume to Jim Wilson at or call (902)456-3111 if you have any questions.





Atlantic Division – Logistics and Distribution (FILLED)


Our client, a large, locally based logistics and distribution company that operates Canada-wide and into the United States, seeks a results-driven General Manager to take charge of their Atlantic Division based in Dartmouth, N.S. The division has 100+ employees across the Atlantic provinces. This is one of ten General Manager roles across Canada.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the General Manager is responsible for the overall leadership of the division, including budgets/forecasts, revenue growth, cost management, maintenance, safety, and ultimately owns the P&L.  

The ideal candidate is a level-headed leader with at least five years of experience managing all aspects of a transportation or industrial operation – notably the P&L. This person is an exceptional communicator who is comfortable and effective relating to everyone from blue-collar workers to boardroom executives and customers.

This person must possess a post-secondary education – ideally in business, and strong upside career potential (and desire) for future succession planning purposes.

Compensation for this role includes an attractive base salary, a bonus based on Balanced Scorecard measures, and company benefits.

This is an exceptional long-term career opportunity for someone who wants to grow and succeed in Nova Scotia.

Interested? Contact Jim Wilson at (902)456-3111 confidently or email your resume and cover letter to






Since opening its first facility in Halifax in 1989, Metro Self-Storage has expanded to 13 locations in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Currently, Metro Self-Storage seeks to enhance its management team by recruiting an Operations Manager to lead the Customer Service and Maintenance teams throughout Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Reporting to the Director of Operations and based out of the head office in Bayers Lake, this person will oversee a solid group of Customer Service Representatives, Maintenance Staff, and two Administrators. Many have 5 to 10+ years with the company and turnover is low.

The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership skills, a positive personality, and is not afraid to jump in and get their hands dirty every now and then – lead by example. This is not a 9 to 5 business – things sometimes happen outside of regular business hours. This person must want to “run it like you own it” yet still maintain a good work-life balance.

The ability to manage escalated customer situations – high emotions/stress due to the death of a family member, divorce, etc. – empathetically, but with balance, is critical. A background in customer service and/or maintenance in a multi-branch operation is beneficial.

Metro Self-Storage is the industry leader and invests in bright, clean, state-of-the-art facilities and supporting technology that allows customers to engage 7/24 with minimal human interaction. The Operations Manager must be proficient with Smart Phone/Tablet and comfortable using systems and data – including KPIs – to manage the business. Experience developing and managing budgets and reviewing income statements along with critical thinking skills are paramount.

The company has significant growth plans which will add more storage locations to the current portfolio. As a result, this person must have the confidence and judgment to identify and hire future team members, be able to adapt to change quickly, and have the marketing skills to turn customer feedback into new products and services and fill new storage capacity.

A post-secondary degree is preferred but not essential if relevant experience is strong.

Interested? This is a great career opportunity with a solid company positioned for growth. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jim Wilson: or call him at (902)456-3111.





Devonian Coast Wineries, owns and operates three distinctly different award winning wineries in Nova Scotia, Canada with total production of well over 100,000 cases per year. The largest, Jost Vineyards, is nestled on the beautiful Northumberland shores of Nova Scotia. Jost Vineyards produces world-class wines from some of the most distinctive premium-quality grapes. The second winery, Gaspereau Vineyards, the first in the Gaspereau Valley, is a premium boutique operation in the Annapolis Valley region of the Province. The third, Mercator Vineyards, situated on a charming Century property in Wolfville overlooking the Blomidon bluffs is a true jewel in the crown of Nova Scotia wine.

Together they create the broad Devonian portfolio of more than 100 wines; Many leading white wines, including six SKUs of the Premium Tidal Bay Appellation along with the top selling red and rose wines in the Atlantic region.

Growth ambitions are immense at Devonian and with the recent installation of a new “state of the art” canning line and further automation of standard and large format on the horizon, the organization is preparing for significant growth.

While it is an exhilarating time to be part of this fine emerging wine region in Nova Scotia, it is even more exciting to be part of the Devonian Coast team. They are a group of passionate individuals who care deeply about their craft and are excited to play a key role in building the company, the Nova Scotia wine industry and contribute in a significant way to Nova Scotia quality of life.

The wine making, viticulture and operations teams are among the best in the country and already punch well above their weight class, so it should be no surprise that they are in the top 10 wineries in volume in Canada.

Growth does not come without challenge and change so it is time to bolster our team. We are looking for an experienced business leader who is both inspired and motivated by the challenge of taking the business to the next level through engaging people.

The right person, will bring best practices in operational leadership and managerial discipline to the organization to facilitate their multiyear growth plans.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in food or beverage processing with progressive responsibility in operational leadership.
  • Be results driven – with a high degree of personal initiative and leadership.
  • Be fact and evidence-based in all decision-making.
  • Have post-secondary education with a material business emphasis.
  • Show a record of leading operational success through people and processes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to foster a collaborative team environment.
  • Be authentic and transparent with the confidence to be wrong, own mistakes and learn and adapt to a new culture

This is an exciting role in a dynamic collaborative environment where the opportunity for advancement is only limited by the candidates’ desire and ability to work hard for it and get results.

Combine a work environment where having fun is a core value with living in a part of the world where quality of life is among the best on the planet.

The position will be based at the company’s headquarters on the beautiful North Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Interested? Call Jim Wilson at (902)456-3111 or email your cover letter and resume to:





Our client, the operator of two busy pharmacies in Southwest Nova Scotia, seeks a full-time Pharmacist to join their team in Digby, NS.

The ideal candidate is a positive, energetic, and hard-working team player with strong interpersonal skills. This person is self-motivated and works well with others. The team has a high ratio of Registered Technicians to ensure Pharmacists are available to meet customer needs.

The owner is willing to discuss the opportunity to purchase 20% to 30% of the equity of the Pharmacy to candidates who may be interested.


  • Accuracy in dispensing prescriptions
  • Provide advice and counseling to patients about medication and general health
  • Administer drugs and vaccines by injection when appropriate
  • Order drugs and supplies, manage inventory
  • Offer clinical services to those who are eligible


  • Licensed in Nova Scotia with a direct patient care license as a Pharmacist
  • Holding a current drug injection license
  • Up-to-date First Aid Training
  • Flexibility in job hours, including evenings and weekends (1 in 3 to 4 weekends)

Our Client Offers:

  • $50/hour to start – with upside
  • 35 hours per week on average
  • Matching RRSP
  • Full Medical Benefits
  • Three weeks of vacation
  • Moving allowance
  • Cover Nova Scotia License costs if from out of province

This is a terrific career opportunity in a tranquil, rural town where work-life balance and living an adventurous, active lifestyle are right at your doorstep.

Digby and Area facts:

  • Digby has been voted one of the friendliest towns in Canada in 2021: Expedia
  • Digby has a population of approximately 20,000, with the surrounding area of Southwest Nova Scotia of close to 80,000
  • Affordable housing, competing “chain” grocery stores, Walmart, and Canadian Tire
  • Local schools and lots of after-school activities
  • Digby Area Recreation Centre, which includes skating, hockey, curling, pool, and programs
  • World-famous scallops, lobster, and seafood – fresh from the wharf
  • World-class golf and spa at Digby Pines Resort
  • Hiking, bicycling, kayaking, camping, bouldering, climbing, and sandy beaches.
  • World’s highest tides in the Bay of Fundy
  • Many nearby wineries, distilleries, cideries and microbreweries.
  • Lots of cultural and community events and festivals


For further information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Jim Wilson.  (902)456-3111