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Cavendish Farms
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Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston. 

Cavendish Farms is expanding, and our Lethbridge location is getting bigger and better all the time. Change at this rapid pace means excitement, innovation… and a whole lot of numbers with a whole lot of zeroes. We’re seeking an Intermediate Accountant for an 18 Month contract to be based in Lethbridge who can evaluate, analyze and investigate financial and manufacturing variances, and is eager to solve fresh challenges day after day.

Reporting directly to the Plant Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for aiding the ever-changing daily accounting and reporting for the accounting department. It’s a role that calls for more than skill with numbers, the successful candidate needs stellar communication, be able to coordinate with Production, our Field department, as well as our valued outside vendors. If you have the skills on the books and won’t shy away from a challenge, we want to hear from you.

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

College Diploma or University Degree in accounting or other relevant field

Strong time-management skills

Attention to detail

Ability to facilitate process improvements

Excellent problem-solving skills

Strong leadership ability and ability to demonstrate initiative

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High energy, committed learner that enjoys a challenge

Ability to work in team situations as wells as working unsupervised

Advanced MS Excel and MS Access are essential

Key Responsibilities:

Process daily workorders and prepare daily cost reports

Evaluate, analyze, and investigate both financial and manufacturing variances

Present financial and manufacturing results to the Management team

Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts

Ensure inventory control

Preparing the Potato Grower Payments

Aid in month end processing and reporting of financial results

Assist with Weekly/Monthly Forecasting

Management of Petty Cash

Strong time-management skills

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online by May 24, 2019. 


We appreciate your interest in our company however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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




Cavendish Farms Corporation 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.

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