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Alberta Central

Manager, Accounting (14 Month Contract)

Canada-Alberta-Calgary

1510938

Company Information

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Alberta Central is located in Calgary, Alberta and represents 23 credit unions from across the province serving more than 616,000 members.  Alberta Central has assets of over $2.7 billion and employs approximately 150 employees. Core services provided to credit unions include Liquidity Management, Payments, and Trade Services.

At Alberta Central, our mission is to help Alberta credit unions achieve success.  We do this by providing collaborative solutions that support credit unions’ business needs. Through our commitment to service, and with the efforts of our dedicated employees, we are helping credit unions meet the expectations of their members.  We continue to work side by side with credit unions with a single goal in mind: to help our system grow, prosper and achieve financial success. Our vision is that Alberta Central will think and act with an unwavering focus on delivering value to credit unions. 


Job Description

ROLE SUMMARY

This position requires advanced knowledge of accounting principles and performs a variety of accounting functions for the Credit Union Payment Services (CUPS) business unit including but not limited to maintaining the general ledger, preparing and/or reviewing financial statements and other ad-hoc management requests.  This position works independently and must adhere to generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements.  This position is responsible for the overall management and leadership of a team ensuring the department targets and objectives are met.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead the operating and capital budget process, oversee periodic forecasts, analyze operating statements and other financial reports and recommend, manage and implement process improvements. 

  • Develop department objectives ensuring alignment with the corporate strategic initiatives.

  • Oversee and review year-end financial statements, as well as monthly internal financial reporting package and adhoc requests.

  • Analyze, interpret and communicate revenue and expense variances to management.

  • Oversee the interim and year-end financial statement audit.

  • Review tax working paper preparation and sales tax reporting.

  • Lead the development of financial modeling.

  • Lead all aspects of people management and development including but not limited to: recruitment, delegation and monitoring of work, performance management, coaching, mentoring and creation of training and development plans.  Where appropriate, communicate and escalate employee relations issues.

  • Assist with special projects including business cases or profitability reviews.

  • Provide technical advice and recommendations on a variety of accounting, tax and IT issues.

  • Oversee process to ensure accounting system and related software and hardware are functioning effectively.

  • Overall management of operational and department functions ensuring compliance with procedures and regulations. Responsible for the mitigation of risk for the department and escalate emerging risks as identified.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Related University degree and typically 8 or more years of related experience; or combination of formal education and experience.

  • Professional designation required (CPA).

  • 3-5 years of experience in a people leadership role.

  • Knowledge of IFRS.

  • Knowledge of corporate and indirect taxes.

  • Experience with change management and project management.

  • Team-oriented, having experience collaborating with multiple levels and sectors of the organization.

  • Ability to prioritize effort and manage multiple projects and initiatives concurrently.

  • Previous financial services experience an asset.

  • Must be bondable.

 

WHY WORK AT ALBERTA CENTRAL?

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Friendly team atmosphere.

  • Parking subsidy, free banking services, free access to an in-house fitness facility.

  • Excellent access to transit services (bus and Heritage C-Train station).

  • Casual dress environment.

 

To express your interest in this position, submit your current resume along with a cover letter quoting Competition #17-007 by May 19, 2017 to: https://www.albertacentral.com/Alberta-Central-Careers/


Contact Information

Alberta Central
Banking
Posting Date: 08-May-2017BankingAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 14.00  Months Open 1 ASAP
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