Senior Financial Accountant


Senior Financial Accountant
Job Req: 
St. Albert Office
Division/Branch: Corporate Services / Finance
Classification: Finance 4 (234) 
Status: Union 
Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $75,663.90 - $99,378.36 per annum 
Closing Date:  Until Filled


Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Accounting, the Senior Financial Accountant provides leadership in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as the year-end audit process for Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC). The position identifies issues, recommends and implements modifications to financial controls, policies and procedures to safeguard assets, assures accurate and timely recording of all financial transactions and confirms compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and related regulatory requirements.

The Senior Financial Accountant examines, analyzes and interprets complex financial data and makes recommendations for improvement to enhance the integrity and dependability of the trial balance and ultimately the information used in the financial statements and various financial reports. The position acts as a knowledge resource for revenue, expenditures and other accounting related matters to provide the insight and visibility necessary to affect change and business improvement. The position interacts with various stakeholders, internal and external, concerning complex issues that require professional expertise.


  • Minimum of a professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • This position requires thorough understanding and knowledge in the following areas:
    • Accounting, financial reporting and auditing requirements including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
    • Internal control principles and concepts
    • Auditing principles, procedures and working paper requirements


Please note: For this position, AGLC will accept candidates put forth from Recruitment Agencies. If you are an Agency and would like to submit a candidate for consideration, please direct your submission to Megan Turcot at, referencing job requisition # 1785.


  • To be eligible to work for AGLC, you must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada.
  • While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and clean drivers abstract (if necessary) prior to employment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • AGLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.