Government of Alberta Investment Accounting Analyst (FIN3) Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Investment Accounting Analyst (FIN3)
Edmonton, AB

Human Resource Services, Treasury Board and Finance, 3rd floor Terrace Building, 9515 – 107 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2C3….

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to work with a variety of complex investments in a unique government setting? Then we want to “invest” in you!

As a member of our dynamic team of professional accountants, your previous experience in the investment accounting field will provide the skills necessary to complete the due diligence supporting accurate and timely financial statements. Utilizing your strong investment knowledge you will provide key analysis on financial statement components. You will analyze and summarize complex investment transactions, financial risks, derivatives, financial instruments, investment structures and products. You “excel” at Excel, have a proven ability to create, innovate and produce reports in a timely manner, and your strong communication skills will assist you in this challenging role.

You thrive in a work environment that values your opinion, celebrates achievements, supports work-life balance, demonstrates the values of respect, integrity, excellence, and accountability, provides opportunities for learning and growth and encourages you to reach your full potential.

Come and “invest” in the great opportunity with us. Apply now!


University graduation, with major coursework in accounting, plus 3 years directly related experience in accounting for investments and debt is required.

Equivalencies considered:
– Related diploma plus 5 years directly related experience.
– Accounting designation and 1 year additional related experience.

Completion of courses in investments and investment accounting principles, supporting an understanding of financial instruments and complex investments structures, is mandatory.

Proficiency in Excel (ability to develop and use macros, array formulas, pivot tables and lookup functions) is also required for this position.

Experience with PeopleSoft is considered an asset.

Well-developed communication and analytical skills are also a requirement.


Competencies are behaviors 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 links below will assist you with understanding competencies:



You will also contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioural competencies:

You exceed performance expectations by identifying potential inefficiencies, different ways of working or by finding ways to contribute to the work of others.

You anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.

You inform key stakeholders of pertinent information in a timely manner and are aware of impact on others and the impression being made through those interactions.

You find ways to improve complex systems or structures to better meet goals and outcomes.


$2,588.03 to $3,394.66 Bi-weekly ($67,547 to $88,600 annually)


The Government of Alberta is a great place to work!

What we offer:
– Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Practitioners/DocList410.cfm
– Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/
– Leadership and mentorship programs
– Professional learning and development
– Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

Tips on Applying on Alberta Government Jobs see here: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/applying/index.html

Final Candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies at equal or lesser classifications across the Government of Alberta.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening.

If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resource Services, Treasury Board and Finance, 3rd floor Terrace Building, 9515 – 107 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2C3. Phone: (780) 427-3070; Fax: (780) 422-0421.

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) – http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Position Profile

Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:


Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact: Jasmine Winter, Human Resource Consultant, Treasury Board and Finance. Phone: (780) 644-0636; Fax: (780) 422-0421. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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