Director, Office of the Chief Accountant

Alberta has a vibrant and successful capital market that is both significant and unique in Canada, representing 28 percent of the Canadian capital market.  The ASC is the industry-funded regulatory agency responsible for regulating all securities-related activity in Alberta by administering the province's securities laws.  It is entrusted to foster a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta, and to protect and educate investors.

As Director, Office of the Chief Accountant, you will be responsible for leading this function.  The OCA is the senior resource for technical accounting and auditing matters concerning filings made with the ASC, which incorporate financial statements, auditors’ reports, and other financial information.  

Specifically, this role provides advice on various types of financial disclosure and you will utilize your general business background to approach situations from a practical perspective and fulfill an advisory role in the development and changes to legislation, rules and standards affecting accounting, auditing, and related matters.  You will also work closely with domestic and international private-sector accounting and auditing standards-setting bodies, and consults with registrants, auditors, and other Commission staff regarding the application of accounting standards, auditing standards, and financial disclosure requirements.

As the successful candidate, you are a CPA with a minimum of 10 years post designation in accounting and financial reporting for a professional advisory service or public company; you are a confident and capable communicator with a proven ability to understand complex accounting, auditing, valuations, and financial issues and their effect on public disclosure.

Your distinguished career has brought you widespread recognition which garners respect amongst your peers.  Now seize the opportunity to connect your technical accounting and financial reporting knowledge to the Alberta capital market.  Please forward your resume in complete confidence to AltoPartners Board and Executive Recruitment at

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.