New job Financial Analyst in Alberta

Financial Analyst

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,564 - $5,987 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 15577

Ministry: Environment & Parks

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: One Permanent Role and One Temporary Role (Maternity Leave Coverage)

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: September 3, 2021

Classification: Finance 2 (FIN2)

About Us

We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources.


Reporting to the Team Lead of Financial Reporting and Internal Controls, the Financial Analyst (Analyst) performs compliance reviews; identifies potential gaps in procedural policies; promotes segregation of duties; assists in the preparation of financial statements, schedules, notes and working papers; prepares and compiles various reports including the Financial Amount Tracking Reports; and provides ongoing guidance and assistance to staff. This position is responsible to maintain data integrity within 1GX and all sub-ledgers and ensures compliance with acts, regulations, policies, procedures and accounting frameworks (Department, GoA, GAAP and PSAB).

The Analyst ensures the efficiency and data integrity of financial reporting and supports the interpretation and analysis of the financial results in support of quarterly and annual reporting requirements.

The work supports the day-to-day and period-end processes and procedures. Included in these processes is a working understanding of the full cycle of expenditure processes, ensuring adequate and pertinent documentation is provided and/or obtained to support audit requirements related to interpretation and application of accounting principles.

Working within the framework of relevant government acts, regulations policies and procedures, the Analyst is responsible to identify areas where acts, regulations, policies and/or procedures are not being complied with.

About Your Work Environment
In this role, you will primarily be working in an office setting located in downtown Edmonton. You will have regular and on-going contact with other members of the team as well as with other divisions within Alberta Environment and Parks, representatives from other Ministries and external stakeholder groups.


o University graduation in a related field plus some directly related experience


o Related diploma (plus 3 years directly related experience).

  • Assets

o Chartered Professional Accountant designation
o Advanced Excel skills
o Previous financial reporting
o Previous auditing experience

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING to resolve complex issues and to bring parties together to find a solution or mitigation options that meets all applicable legislation and policy.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS by reviewing company operating plan submissions prior to approval to ensure all applicable Operating Ground rules, policy and legislation are adhered to, and ensure that the resource is managed for the best sustained use for Albertans.

SYSTEMS THINKING is needed at all levels of the Alberta Public Service (APS) because the results of our work impact a wide range of stakeholders in a variety of different ways.

BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS by promoting collaboration and commitment, encourage broad thinking on projects, work together to eliminate barriers to progress, and facilitate open and respectful dialogue.

AGILITY to readily adapt to changing priorities and work both independently and as a team in delivering a diverse workload and recommending enforcement action for situations of non-compliance.


$2,281.95 to $2,993.39 bi-weekly ($59,558 to $78,127 annually)


This position may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta, at equal or lower classification and salary.

This position will have the standard hours of work as 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

What we offer:
  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plan:
o Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
o Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, please contact Yulia Bulakh, TAS Administrator at

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check

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