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Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services

Deputy Regional Accounting Manager



Job Description

Competition: # EDM-17-051

Open to:This Category II position is open to all interested parties.


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Deputy Regional Accounting Manager

Non-Public Funds

Finance Division

CFB Edmonton

Permanent Full Time Position

Who We Are:

The Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services (CFMWS) is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  We pride ourselves on being part of the Defence Team.  For more information on who we are, please visit us at www.cfmws.com

Job Summary:

The Deputy Regional Accounting Manager plans, organizes, and manages the delivery of accounting services and programs. She or he provides advice and interpretation on Non Public Funds (NPF) accounting and Non Public Property (NPP) administrative policies to managers and senior military officers. She or he notifies and reports any unusual trends/activities to senior managers for further investigations She or he recommends revisions to existing policy, programs and procedures in order to address changing needs. She or he provides assistance with policies, directives and standard operating procedures writing. Ensure adherence to policies and directives within NPF operations. She or he advises and solicits input from other NPF Divisions and local Base/Wing/Unit (B/W/U) authorities on ongoing interpretation problems. She or he acts as NPP Comptroller at B/W/U level. She or he provides assistance and training to senior NPF Managers, NPP entity managers and senior military officers on accounting/finance related topics/programs. She or he provides accounting control over NPP assets and liabilities.  She or he interprets operating results for NPP entities and make specific recommendations designed to adapt to potential adverse trends or changes in NPP operations. She or he will manage a team in the Edmonton accounting office and will support in collaboration with the regional manager, accounting offices in Cold Lake and Moose Jaw. 


Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, or a related field AND some years of experience in accounting or in a related field
College diploma or certificate in Finance, Accounting, Bookkeeping, or a related field AND several years of experience in accounting, or in a related field
Accounting designation such as Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Chartered Accountant (CA), an asset

Language Requirement: English Essential

Experience Requirements:

  • In planning, organizing, and delivering accounting services

  • In providing finance and accounting related advice to managers

  • In applying and interpreting policies, procedures and provincial/federal legislation

  • In personnel administration

  • In budget administration

  • In planning and conducting presentations

  • In the preparation of financial statements and analysis

  • In writing policies/directives/standard operating procedures

  • In providing training

  • In using software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, e-mail, and Internet browsing

Benefits Available:  

Competitive Benefits including health care and dental plans,  Life and disability insurance, Defined Benefit Pension Plan & Savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs), Educational Assistance, Accessible facilities on base (i.e. Fitness facility, Swimming pool, etc), CANEX Privileges

Salary:  $64,390 - $75,770 per annum  


  • Enhanced Reliability

NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

NPF is committed to employment equity. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all of the designated group members. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the NPF Human Resources Manager.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Posting Date:  19 June 2017

Application Deadline: 2359 hrs Mountain Time on 29 June 2017 

Application Submission: Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # EDM-17-051 via Email: npfhredm@cfmws.comor online: www.cfmws.com. 

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services
Posting Date: 20-Jun-2017OtherAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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