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City of St. Albert

Capital Asset Accountant

Canada-Alberta-St. Albert


Company Information

The City of St. Albert, home to more than 64,000 residents, is a beautiful community adjacent to northwest Edmonton. Known as the Botanical Arts City, St. Albert is a community renowned for its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. In recent years, St. Albert has ranked at the top of a number of national surveys recognizing us as a great place to raise a family, with an excellent quality of life and a strong sense of community. Our employees are passionate about delivering high-quality programs and services to our residents and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

Job Description

The City of St. Albert’s Financial Services department is seeking to fill a term assignment. Reporting to the Divisional Controller, the Capital Asset Accountant is responsible for providing financial reporting and analysis and accounting services for capital projects for all City departments. The Capital Asset Accountant will also support the accounting of Tangible Capital Assets, including the preparation of annual financial statements and related analysis. The position also prepares other municipal reporting in accordance with legislative requirements.




The candidate will have an undergraduate degree or diploma in Business with a major in Accounting, and/or working towards an accounting designation. Other educational equivalencies or experience will be considered. Successful candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years experience with a solid understanding of municipal and/or business operations relating to capital assets and large information systems. Experience in a municipal government will be an asset.


The job requires extensive experience in the preparation and presentation of year end financial statements, review procedures for financial statements and working papers, fund accounting GAAP, PSAB and GST.




We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks).








$72,793 - $88,563 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package.






This is a term position covering a leave. The term is from July 2017 up to April 2018, subject to early return of the incumbent on leave.






The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check



Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website




July 14, 2017




We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Contact Information

City of St. Albert
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 30-Jun-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $72,793 - $88,563/yr 1 ASAP
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