Manager, Corporate Consolidation & Reporting

Treasury Board and Finance, Edmonton – The Office of the Controller is responsible for government accounting policies and financial reporting, financial management and control policies, risk management (financial and audit risk) and financial business process management. The division is a leader in sponsoring, supporting and facilitating initiatives with outcomes focused on effectiveness, efficiency, best practice and continual improvement by the government financial community.


Are you an experienced Accountant and strong communicator who is ready for a change? Do you enjoy diving into the details of interpreting policies and legislation? Are you that reporting go-to person, comfortable with communicating concepts? If this sounds like you, we have an interesting role in a supportive environment. There are opportunities to grow here!


Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the preparation and disclosure of the Annual Report of Selected Payments to MLAs, the report of payments to vendors (Blue Book), Grant Disclosure and other reporting requirements. This role also provides support with the preparation of Government of Alberta consolidated financial statements which ensure both government accountability and that legislative requirements are met. As the Manager, you will provide direction for the preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports which are integral components to the government’s accountability documents. You will manage a team of three staff members, as well as provide leadership and direction for several key corporate financial and business improvements required across the Government of Alberta.


As a Manager within the Office of the Controller, you will provide leadership through strong technical support and management of the government’s financial system, 1GX. We use 1GX, an SAP based enterprise system, for the application of corporate processes, master data management and for the chart of accounts across the government’s budgeting, forecasting and reporting systems. You will collaborate with and support a variety of government departments and entities using knowledge of government business, public sector accounting, and generally accepted accounting principles.


Responsibilities also include the delivery of corporate financial reporting and assisting in the preparation of responses and briefing materials for internal and external stakeholders such as the Controller, Deputy Minister or Minister, and the Provincial Audit Committee. You will interpret policies related to accounting standards and conduct research on accounting issues and work with the Office of the Auditor General to resolve audit issues. Your support to the Financial Accounting and Standards team in the development of government accounting policies will ensure the government is accountable within the recommendations of the Public Sector Accounting Board and is adhering to generally accepted accounting principles.


Success in this position will require strong communication, as you will be collaborating frequently with both colleagues and stakeholders. You will use open dialogue to facilitate constructive conversations while providing support. Critical thinking, problem solving and relationship building skills are key. Research skills are also essential, as well as the ability to weigh all sides when interpreting information. Our team is busy, especially when the people we support are busy. Experience with decision making, prioritization and complex environments will be helpful. You will find the environment supportive and your ability to be flexible appreciated. We offer work-life balance and career growth – you will feel valued in this role!


Salary: $3,062.51 to $4,121.25 bi-weekly ($79,931-$107,564/year)

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