Senior Accountant

Mount Pearl, NL, Canada Req #220
Monday, April 1, 2024

Are you looking for a rewarding career in the unique industry of shipbuilding? Do you want to work for a well-managed company that puts people first? If you are looking for a career that’s more about making a life than simply making a living, then come aboard the Genoa team! Genoa Design International is currently recruiting a Senior Accountant to join our Finance Team!


You will be an integral part of Genoa’s high energy finance team that embraces the problem-solving opportunities and challenges that arise in a fast-paced high growth environment. Our strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task allow us to thrive and make a difference in such an environment. Genoa finance leaders believe in a “team first” environment that places heavy emphasis on personal development, with each team member developed based on their individual needs and goals. And perhaps most importantly, we have fun!



Genoa Design International has been providing production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries from here in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1995. In that time, we’ve become one of the most sought-after production design firms in the North American shipbuilding market.


With collaboration as the cornerstone of our work, we approach every day with a focus on our core values: Put People FirstCreate Lasting RelationshipsMake a DifferenceOwn ItLive Well, and Never Stand Still. Our customers tell us that our employees’ everyday demonstration of our values sets Genoa apart from competitors.


With a team of designers, engineers, naval architects, administrators, and technical support staff dispersed between locations, Genoa provides expertise and dedicated support throughout the shipbuilding process. Currently, Genoa is active in major government initiatives such as Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and in commercial contracts in shipyards throughout North America.



As a Senior Accountant at Genoa, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the financial health and integrity of our organization. You will be responsible for overseeing various accounting functions, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and providing strategic financial insights to support decision-making processes.


Key Responsibilities


Financial Reporting:

  • Lead month end reporting, including leading the revenue recognition process for projects in Canadian and US currencies.
  • Prepare and monitor quarterly forecasts including budgets by department and business line.


Year end Audit:

  • Lead the finance team through key components of the annual audit process and prepare supporting documentation.
  • Prepare annual financial statements including income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows, and notes to the financial statements.


Reporting and Analytics:

  • Lead special projects and initiatives as requested by senior leadership, including executive team.
  • Act as a key point of contact for the Project Management Office in providing analysis to assist with the strategic decision making.
  • Play a key role in the preparation of financial charts and summary reports on a quarterly basis for Genoa’s Board of Directors
  • Identify and prepare key financial metrics to present and discuss with members of the executive team.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the finance team on key software and systems.
  • Mentor and train junior team members, fostering their professional development and growth.



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • 3+ year’s experience in the areas of finance and accounting.
  • Completion of the CPA program.
  • Accounting Firm experience is an asset.
  • In-depth understanding of ASPE financial reporting requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills, specifically Excel and PowerPoint. Power BI skills would be an asset.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple responsibilities.  



We’re making waves! Genoa’s powerhouse is our people who are both passionate about our projects and motivated to deliver superior results. The Genoa formula is simple: Put People First. Drive the 3D Model. And never, ever stand still. Our quest for quality and continuous improvement is at the heart of all we do.


Here are some of the ways we keep the pep in our step:

  • Attractive compensation package.
  • RRSP matching program.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan and EFAP program.
  • Vacation and discretionary days.



  • A flexible work schedule. 
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space. 
  • Engaging in team building activities.  
  • Rewards and recognition for a job well done. 
  • An employee wellness program to spend on whatever makes you happy. 
  • A minimum of 8 volunteer hours each year too. 
  • An outstanding commitment to training, development, career growth. 



At Genoa Design, we foster a supportive and inclusive environment and are committed to ensuring that people can be their truest selves at work. We are dedicated to building a diverse team and promoting a sense of belonging. This commitment is built into our core values and our passion to celebrate each person’s unique abilities.

We achieve this by providing space for people to voice their ideas and opinions and by welcoming one another’s contributions. By actively involving community partners, we strive to constantly learn, develop, and progress in our pursuit of continuous improvement.



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We know it’s rare for someone to meet 100% of the qualifications and you don’t need all the listed credentials to add incredible value to the team. We also know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates like you. If you are an initiative-taking individual and are prepared to complete the tasks as outlined above, apply in strictest confidence today! 


Please submit your application through Genoa’s careers webpage:


If you require assistance in completing your application or need any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please email your request to and we would be happy to assist! 

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  • Mount Pearl, NL, Canada