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Senior Accountant Posted on Jan 18, 2018 by Wayne G. Saastad Professional Corporation

  • Location Sylvan Lake, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $36.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 14, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Wayne G. Saastad Professional Corporation

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Financial Auditor Specific Skills

  • Recommend improvements to accounting systems and management practices
  • Examine accounting records
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal control
  • Prepare reports and audit findings

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Certified General Accountants (CGA) - level 1
  • Certified General Accountants (CGA) - level 2
  • Certified General Accountants (CGA) - level 3
  • Charterered Professional Accountant (CPA)

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Accounting software
  • Quick Books
  • Simply Accounting
  • Caseware/Caseview

Accountant Specific Skills

  • Provide financial, business and tax advice
  • Prepare financial information for individuals, departments or companies
  • Prepare financial statements and reports
  • Prepare income tax returns from accounting records
  • Plan, set up and administer accounting systems
  • Examine accounting records
  • Develop and maintain cost findings, reporting and internal control procedure
  • Analyze financial documents and reports

Additional Skills

  • Train staff
  • Supervise staff

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Top secret clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Confidential security clearance
  • Basic security clearance
  • Secret clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Parking paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person

4950 Memorial Trail
Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S0R2

Advertised Until

Mar 14, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Senior Accountant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Financial Auditors
METHODICAL

Interest in conducting field audits of businesses to ensure compliance with provisions of the Income Tax Act, Canada Business Corporations Act and other statutory requirements

innovative

Interest in co-ordinating information from financial and accounting records, documents and systems to evaluate operational procedures and financial positions of individuals, departments, companies and other establishments

directive

Interest in consulting with clients and in making recommendations to improve accounting and management practices; may supervise other auditors or professionals in charge of accounting within client's establishment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Accountants
METHODICAL

Interest in administering accounting systems, examining financial accounts and records, preparing income tax returns from accounting records, and in maintaining internal control procedures

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop cost finding and internal control procedures; and in analyzing financial statements and reports

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with clients to provide financial, business and tax advice; may supervise articling students, other accountants and administrative technicians

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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