Senior Financial Accountant Job Openings by Government of Alberta in Edmonton

Job Title Senior Financial Accountant Job Openings Edmonton Government of Alberta
Pub Date 30+ days ago
Company Government of Alberta
Location Edmonton

Government of Alberta Careers 2020 - Government of Alberta give away a chance to apply Senior Financial Accountant, that will be placed in Edmonton. You will receive a better chance as well as safer dwell later on. Signing up for this firm makes a people can do the ones aim much easier as well as produce the desire becoming reality.

To help this corporation eyesight and mission comes on correct Government of Alberta is actually open on fresh placement since October 2020. Everyone who are interested answering this vacant, remember to engage in this Senior Financial Accountant recruitment. If you will be one which can certainly fill up qualifications, you can try to see further info about Senior Financial Accountant Job Openings below.

Government of Alberta Jobs 2020

Senior Financial Accountant Job Openings in Edmonton

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning and Reporting, you will provide strategic leadership, direction and coordination of a wide range of activities associated with financial reporting, implementation of the new ERP system and providing assistance to the financial services team. One of your key responsibilities will be to manage the planning and preparation of the quarterly and annual financial statements for the ministry, department and associated entities, including consolidation. The position liaises directly with the Office of the Auditor General and Treasury Board on matters of accounting policy and compliance with financial requirements. This position is also responsible for leading the preparation of the Public Accounts Committee briefing binder.
The candidate must be independent, a fast learner and tech savvy. Having an understanding of government financial acts/regulations/policies and departmental programs to be able to provide advice and sit on departmental and interdepartmental committees will be important in this role. The incumbent is also responsible for the monitoring, reporting and analyzing of financial information, which requires the ability to interpret and apply GAAP. The ability to independently prepare position papers to ensure accounting for new or complex transactions is in compliance with GAAP and government accounting policies will also be important for this role.
Your hands on management experience along with your ability to deliver results will enable you to work collaboratively with others, and establish and maintain open, consultative and effective relationships in providing quality service and enhancing business processes. You will have demonstrated excellence in the areas of leadership, coaching and mentoring your staff. If you consider yourself proficient Excel user, generally tech savvy, and ready to embrace the challenge related to the implementation of the new (SAP based) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and various post-implementation activities, we are looking for you!
A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA) supplemented with a minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible financial reporting experience, including preparation of financial statements, consolidation, etc. is required.

  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP to provide guidance to Senior Accounting staff and develop financial policies, procedures and provide advice on complex accounting issues is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (i.e. SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, etc.) and reporting tools is required, as the GoA is currently in the process of implementation of the new ERP system (SAP based)
  • Familiarity with Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAB) and knowledge of IMAGIS (PeopleSoft) system and reporting tools (i.e. nVision, query, etc.) will be considered assets.

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving

$2,863.28 to $3,760.56 bi-weekly
Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week
What we offer:
  • Comprehensive benefits plan:
  • Pension plan:
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How to Apply
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Your valid e-mail address, phone number and the Job ID # must be included with your application. Please note that interview invitations may be sent out by e-mail.
Please apply online. To apply online, users will be required to have an online account:
Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
As only ONE file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file using the following suggested naming convention: Lastname,Firstname_JobIDXXXXXXX
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Tips for Applicants:
Closing Statement
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the , at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Izumi Nakamura at Izumi.Nakamura[at] If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the .

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