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At CRNNS, we believe in working hard while fostering an environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and solid communication. We understand that a strong foundation is built upon our greatest assets – our people – and this allows us to enhance all of the work we accomplish as a team with common goals.  CRNNS offers a strong, values-based work environment that supports professionalism, integrity, leadership and teamwork. In our 2015 Employee Satisfaction Survey, 100% of the CRNNS staff said they would “recommend CRNNS as a good place to work”.

Current Opportunities

(1 year contract with possibility of renewal)

The Opportunity:

The College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) is seeking the services of a Corporate Services Assistant to support this award winning organization. This will be for a 1 year term with the possibility of renewal.

Who are we?

Since 1910, CRNNS has been the regulatory body for Nova Scotia’s 10,300 registered nurses and nurse practitioners. Our mandate is to regulate the practice of nursing in the public interest. We deliver on this mandate by: licensing registered nurses and nurse practitioners to practice in Nova Scotia, setting nursing practice standards, approving nursing education programs, enhancing the continuing competence of nurses, providing nurses with advice and resources to promote quality practice, and addressing complaints received about nursing practice.

Over the past number of years, CRNNS has received a number of awards of excellence for our healthy workplace, innovation, wellness and quality.

The colleges of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses are in the process of becoming one regulatory body for Nova Scotia’s nurse practitioners, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. We anticipate that this process will be completed by late 2018.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

The successful candidate will have completed post-secondary education at the community college or university level with a concentration in accounting and have a minimum of three years’ experience in an accounts payable or full accounting cycle role. Proficiency with Excel and experience with Sage 300 would be considered an asset.

S/he will be:

  • a natural multi-tasker with strong computer skills and attention to detail
  • someone who views change positively
  • a team player who is willing to jump in to support their team without being asked
  • someone who thrives on the sense of accomplishment that comes from achieving goals

What at the Key Responsibilities?

Reporting to CRNNS’ Chief Financial Officer, the Corporate Services Assistant will work with minimum supervision to achieve the following:

  • Leading the accounts payable function
  • Being an integral member of the electronic invoice approval project
  • Supporting month-end and audit processes
  • Human resource management support

In your cover letter please address how you meet the preceding and describe why you believe that you are the right candidate for this position.

The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record, credit and credential check.

Please forward your résumé and cover letter to:
Human Resources
College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia
7071 Bayers Road, Suite 4005
Halifax, NS B3L 2C2

Closing date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 – 11:59 p.m. Atlantic

No telephone calls or email enquiries please.

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