Senior Financial Accountant (FILLED JUNE 14th)

    June 23, 2022
    Edmonton, Canada
    Job Type
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    Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day Finance and Accounting functions including corporate financial statements, ensuring governance and reporting requirements are accurately followed and produced in a timely manner. The Senior Financial Accountant will manage all statutory, regulatory, financial & management accounting of the corporations Finance affairs and assist the team regarding commercial and financial accountability and controls.

    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Lead the day to day transactional and financial accounting function.
    • Monitor and manage the company’s general ledger processes, including new accounts and entries.
    • Lead and facilitate the timely completion of all external audit requirements.
    • Respond to queries from auditors and provide required information.
    • Ensure the company Financial Statements are accurate and complete in accordance with accounting principles and standards.
    • Ensuring compliance with up-to-date internal accounting and governance regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Prepare monthly & quarterly consolidations / financial reports and other financial statements as required.
    • Ensure compliance with all local statutory and regulatory reporting requirements.
    • Monitoring that the strategies, polices and plans are responsive to the operating environment.
    • Supporting campaigns directed at profit and cash improvement for JV operations.
    • Manage Joint Venture accounting activities.
    • Assist with providing financial information and interpreting the implications for business performance and funding needs.
    • Plan and manage tax related electronic systems & databases.
    • Ensure compliance with all local tax requirements and assist with tax reporting and forecasts.
    • Review cost transactions and allocate according to approved budgets.
    • Maintenance of general ledger accounts including updates of new cost codes and changes to existing general ledger accounts.
    • Liaise with JV counterparts and client representatives on reporting requirements and information requests when required.
    • Other duties as assigned from time-to-time.


    • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce (or related)
    • Postgraduate business qualifications would be an asset
    • Accounting professional designation is preferred (CA, CMA, CGA 0r CPA)
    • Minimum 5 years in Finance leadership position
    • Experience in joint venture accounting would be considered an asset
    • Proficient in MS Office and ERP experience
    • Understanding of accounting practices
    •  General business acumen and adaptability to changing operational situations
    • Contract management experience
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Strong analytical and communication skills

    We are looking for an individual who wants the autonomy to oversee the day to day accounting requirements and has a in-depth understanding of accounting principles. Our client is in growth mode and therefore looking for someone driven to exceed expectations and provide guidance to improve overall processes. We are offering a competitive base salary, full benefits, matching RRP and a hybrid work environment. Please submit resume in confidence to



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