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Auditor 2


Alberta Energy, Edmonton.

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If you are a professional auditor / accountant preferably with a minimum of five years' auditing experience in the oil and gas industry with extensive knowledge of Alberta's royalty regimes and like challenging work, then we are looking for you.


The Department of Energy's Compliance and Assurance Edmonton branch is looking for enthusiastic, goal orientated and knowledgeable individuals to join our team to help ensure the accuracy of royalty related information submitted to the Crown from industry. Here is your chance to make a difference!


The Compliance and Assurance branch has opportunity for two individuals to join our team in Edmonton. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing audit assurance to ensure the accuracy and completeness of Crown Royalties through auditing industry submissions used to calculate non-renewable resource revenues.


You will be challenged to meet deadlines and to demonstrate creativity and innovation in identifying audit efficiencies and by adapting to changing environments in both the oil and gas industry and the Department's royalty programs.


Operating within a framework of established audit guidelines and directives, under the direction of the Senior Auditor you will assist in gathering data and executing the audit plan. You will apply your interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills being responsible for preparing electronic audit working papers and other documentation, utilizing Teammate auditing software, to support audit results and communicating findings to the audit client.


The ideal candidate for this opportunity will possess demonstrated creative problem solving skills coupled with innovative and strategic thinking skills and the ability to analyze highly technical information. Experience with compiling filings required by the Department of Energy is highly valued. The ability to build collaborative environments by establishing positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, and manage multiple assignments simultaneously in support of branch objectives is key to demonstrate agility.


Salary: $2,360.34 - $3,241.54 bi-weekly (~$61,604 - $84,604 per year). Closing Date: May 3, 2017. Job ID #1041825


Qualifications: A University degree in accounting, business, finance or related field along with a minimum of 2 years of related experience in the oil and gas industry in a royalty accounting or auditing environment is required plus the incumbent must be eligible for enrollment in the CPA accounting program leading to a professional CPA designation. The ideal candidate will have their CPA (CA, CMA, or CGA) designation and 5 or more years of auditing or oil and gas experience. Knowledge of current department policies and procedures relating to oil and gas royalty programs and CAPPA Certification are considered as critical assets. Experience using Teammate and the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint) along with computerized audit software such as IDEA are also considered assets. Proficiency in English; both verbal and written is required.


Some travel may be required for this position. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government.


Alberta Energy is currently utilizing competency evaluation in the recruitment process. 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. For more information on the APS Competency Model and how it is used, please visit the CHR Competency page.


Online applications are preferred via www.jobs.alberta.ca. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file, using the following naming convention: First name Last name competition # (John Smith_1234567). If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to Human Resources, Department of Energy, 2nd Floor North Petroleum Plaza, 9945 - 108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 2G6. Fax: (780) 422-4299. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Amelia Kish at 780-643-6330.


We thank all candidates 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.


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.


Although this competition is closing on May 3, 2017, please continue to check jobs.alberta.ca for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.



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Government of Alberta
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 19-Apr-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 2 ASAP
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