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Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company’s primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense.


Financial Analyst


The successful candidate will work closely with operations and be an integral member of the Irving Shipbuilding Finance team, bringing energy and creativity to the identification of financial analysis and reporting opportunities. The candidate must thrives in a fast paced environment, possess excellent team skills and the ability to drive change.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and prepare various financial reporting products for internal and external customers
  • Analyze and monitor financial results, incorporating variance analyses and identify risks and opportunities
  • Participate in the strategic planning, annual budgeting, periodic forecasting and quarterly review processes
  • Provide value-added financial and business partnering support
  • Ad hoc analysis, reporting and special projects as required


Successful Candidate will possess the following:

  • Business degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience combining data from multiple sources
  • Cognos, Cognos TM1 and Tableau experience considered an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to read and interpret data
  • Ability to plan and execute responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Self-motivated to achieve above average results
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and growing environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Shipbuilding, large project or manufacturing knowledge an asset

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).



What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.


We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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