July 17, 2017
J.D. Irving, Limited's Finance and Information Technology (IT) Divisions are hiring for a variety of positions. With nine business divisions and over 15,000 employees, IT, and accounting and finance professionals can grow their careers with diverse experience at JDI.
An Exceptional Career
Angela Hickey grew up in New Brunswick. Now she's growing here career right here as Leader of Financial Planning and Analysis. Angela said she would highly recommend a career with JDI Finance: “You don’t want your career to get stuck in one area. JDI is great because you get to master one area, and then move on to another. It’s a culture that encourages you to move up and move across. It’s an exciting way to learn and you definitely don’t get bored.”
Justin Robichaud grew up in Saint John, studied at Université de Moncton and, through co-op placements, landed at job with JDI finance. "I had a great co-op experience at JDI and so it was a natural choice to come back full-time," he said. Justin has been supported as he pursues his accounting designation and professional development courses. "There is a focus on growing and investing in employees at JDI. I'm glad I get to live, work and grow my career in my hometown."
We are pleased to keep great talent like Angela and Justin home. As part of our hiring proposition, we're also proud to help people return to the Maritimes with rewarding careers and help others make the Maritimes home, like Paul and Dahlia.
When Paul Watson and his young family moved from the UK to Saint John he joined the team at JDI Finance. “This is a great place for finance professionals because there is more training and professional development than anywhere else I’ve ever worked,” Paul said. “There are communications and leadership programs as well as a company-supported MBA program. There is certainly lots of challenge and opportunity.”
Dahlia Ghosh, Project Lead in the IT Division moved from India to New Brunswick for an MBA at University of New Brunswick. She said diversity is the reason why careers at JDI IT are so exceptional, “The work we do, the divisions we support, and the teams themselves are all very diverse. It’s a company that develops leadership talent and thus, great teams.”
An Extraordinary Place
“The quality of life here is great. I love spending time with my family exploring the beautiful Maritime Provinces,” said Angela. As a native of southern New Brunswick, Angela has seen the port city evolve through the years; “The city of Saint John is really thriving with great restaurants and entertainment.”
Dahlia fell in love with Saint John, “This is a great place to live. Within minutes of each other are great city-life experiences and beautiful, picturesque outdoor experiences.”
“My family has settled in really well," said Paul Watson. “Since moving to New Brunswick I’ve had a better work life balance. It’s a relaxed, easy going feel. I’ve enjoyed boating and hiking in the summer and this past winter I actually enjoyed with skiing and snowmobiling.”
Whether you're looking to grow your career at home, moving back home for the right opportunity, or want to make the Martimes your home, an at JDI is your ticket to an exceptional career in an extraordinary place.
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