PowerTel Accounting & Administrative Assistant Full Time in Bedford, NS


Branch Bedford NS CA

Accounting & Administrative Assistant
Bedford, NS

Is one of Canada’s leading high voltage contractors offering services in transmission lines, substations and distribution systems including all phases from…

PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited is one of Canada’s leading high voltage contractors offering services in transmission lines, substations and distribution systems including all phases from development to commissioning. PowerTel has achieved a long history of success from years of investment in industry-leading safety programs, quality management systems, personnel training and equipment acquisition and maintenance.

We are currently seeking an Accounting & Administrative Assistant to join our team in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Anticipated Start Date: January, 2017

Type of Position: Full Time, Permanent

Reports to: Controller


The primary purpose of the Accounting & Administrative Assistant is to provide general administrative and accounting support while contributing to the effective and efficient customer service championed by PowerTel.


  • Acts as the first point of contact for incoming calls or visitors to the office;
  • Answers general inquiries or re-directs them as appropriate;
  • Assistance to the accounting department with various tasks and records maintenance;
  • Sorts incoming mail for distribution and dispatches outgoing mail;
  • Compiles and distributes crew lists and itineraries;
  • Tracks company fuel cards;
  • Processes driver abstract applications;
  • Oversees the IFTA backup collection;
  • Maintains a filing system including safety, vehicle & equipment records;
  • Controls office inventory supplies; and,
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel;
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or equivalent in a related discipline is preferred; and,
  • Previous experience in an administrative role is considered an asset.
  • Basic accounting knowledge or willingness to learn.


Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter including salary expectations. Please quote the job title in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. PowerTel welcomes all qualified applicants including those who are designated group members – Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To learn more about PowerTel please visit our website at www.powertel.ca.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Bedford, NS

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Bedford, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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