Intern - Accounting



Position Description:

The Intermediate Accountant is responsible for recording, reporting, and analyzing the financial and operational results of the Seaspan group of companies. The position contributes to working papers and participates in other projects as needed.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews incoming invoices within the invoice management system for accuracy and completeness and also ensures compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Provides excellent customer service to vendors and internal stakeholders regarding all aspects of the accounts payable process
  • Verifies vendor account information by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Reconciles and analyzes accounts with appropriate working papers and supporting documentation
  • Prepares adjustments resulting from the account reconciliation and analysis
  • Reviews month-end journals entered by other accountants 
  • Evaluates and assesses reasonableness of critical general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepares monthly working papers
  • Provides monthly variance analysis against prior periods and budget
  • Coordinates the processing of and accounting for new build vessel deliveries and dry-docked vessels 
  • May help prepare and compile reports for the senior management and Board of Directors
  • May help prepare financial statement notes and related public company disclosures
  • Support the Controllership and Finance Operations departments with ad hoc requests
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Diploma in business/management accounting from a recognized institution
  • One year of experience working in a similar role within the accounting
  • Strong knowledge of account reconciliations, including resolution of reconciling items 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) 
  • Familiar with financial systems software (e.g., NetSuite). Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good writing style
  • Attention to detail
  • Enjoys working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy and is comfortable with large spreadsheets
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume. Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.


Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 


We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.