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Irving Business Services
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J. D. Irving, Limited is a large diversified conglomerate based in Saint John, New Brunswick with over 15,000 employees in Canada, the United States, and select international jurisdictions.  Our operations span the forestry, transportation, retail, shipbuilding, food & agriculture, consumer products, and construction industries.
Exhibiting an entrepreneurial culture, J.D. Irving, Limited has a tradition of hiring best-in-class professionals. With a Finance group of +250 employees, coupled with its diverse industry presences, J.D. Irving, Limited can offer continued growth and opportunities to the right individuals.
The Ideal Candidates will possess the following:
  • Post Secondary Education completion
  • Professional Accounting or Finance Designation, or actively enrolled in a designation program
  • Professional work experience
  • High attention to detail, with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and prioritize in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Our career opportunities include the following:
Financial Analysts
You will work closely with senior members of the JDI Team and play a key role in providing value-added financial analysis to internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities include:
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts and completing balance sheet analysis to support financial business decisions and improve performance
  • Reporting and analysis benchmarking
  • Assisting with data gathering, analysis and writing of Information Memorandum for financing transactions
With a variety of opportunities in our Accounting and Reporting team, you will focus on adding value to the organization through providing meaningful, accurate, and timely reporting to our internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities include: 
  • Completing period end and weekly reporting
  • Preparing financial statements & variance analysis
  • Coordinating internal & external audits 
Internal Auditors
You will be responsible for planning and executing compliance, financial, and operational audits and special projects. You will work with business leaders to discuss and recommended improved business practices. Responsibilities include:
  • Creating and performing risk assessments for audit planning purposes
  • Monitoring and testing internal processes and compliance controls
  • Managing and executing risk mitigation projects
  • Preparing and presenting audit reports for review 
  • Developing and deploying value-added auditing tools within operating companies
Corporate Tax Professionals
You will work directly with our in-house tax team, operations and external service providers.  You will work with the senior leaders of the organization, as well as the management of each of our businesses, to proactively drive corporate income tax planning and ensure full compliance with our broad corporate tax reporting requirements.
The ideal candidate has experience in corporate tax with a professional accounting designation.  The Canadian In-depth Tax Course, as well as exposure to the US tax rules and compliance are assets.
Relocation Assistance to Saint John, NB will be determined in accordance with the discretion of J.D. Irving Ltd.
If you are interested in applying for a current or future Finance career opportunity with JDI, please click the “Apply Now” button and complete the online application form. A resume of past experience is required; a cover letter is not.
What to Expect:
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, desired work location, and fit within the JDI group of companies. Only those candidates who have the necessary qualifications will be contacted.
We appreciate your interest in our company!  To learn more about our products and services, click here.
J.D. Irving, Limited 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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