Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $6,132–$8,106 a month
Location : Alberta
Job Requisition ID: 31983
Ministry: Treasury Board & Finance
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: September 20th, 2022
Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Finance 4-Modifier
Treasury Board and Finance, Edmonton/Calgary – Tax and Revenue Administration (TRA)
TRA is responsible for the collection of revenue and the administration of Alberta’s tax, revenue and related benefit programs. The focus of our organization is to ensure a fair, efficient and effective provincial tax and revenue system. Our organization offers a balance between work and your home life and provides options for flexible work arrangements.
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Are you a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with experience in the oil and gas industry? Do you have extensive knowledge of Alberta's royalty regimes and enjoy challenging work? The Tax and Revenue Administration (TRA) division wants to provide an experienced auditor the opportunity to learn and further develop their skills in performing more complex oil sands audits. The Tax and Revenue Administration is looking for enthusiastic, goal-orientated and knowledgeable people to join our team!
Reporting to a Senior Manager, Energy Audit, you will take the lead role in conducting medium to complex field audits and reviews involving royalty programs, thereby ensuring that the Crown’s share of mineral resource revenues is complete, accurate and fairly valued. Your role will also includes: participating in audit planning, and leading other auditors in complex field audits across the province of Alberta. You will be required to perform professional compliance auditing that includes: planning, sample selection, developing audit programs and gaining a comprehension of the auditee’s individual accounting processes, and completion of substantive audit testing. You will use your extensive knowledge and audit skills to ensure that Alberta royalties are reported accurately under the Mines and Minerals Act and related Regulations. You will also be challenged to demonstrate creativity and innovation in identifying audit efficiencies and adapting to changing environments in both the oil and gas industry and Alberta's royalty programs. As the Senior Auditor, you will also be responsible for identifying potential regulatory or policy issues, as well as providing comprehensive analysis and detailed recommendations to senior management.
You must be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to prioritize to ensure your team meets tight timelines. You will also have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and be able to articulate and present complex issues to variety of internal/external stakeholders. Strong analytical and interpretative skills as well as attention to detail and accuracy will assist you in this role. The ability to build collaborative environments by establishing positive working relationships and managing multiple assignments simultaneously in support of branch objectives is key.
Your Work Environment: As a member of our team, you will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment where you will be supported, valued and enjoy having a great work-life balance
A Chartered Professional Accountant designation is required.
University graduation in commerce, finance, accounting, business administration, or other related field plus a minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, audit, or royalty administration is required.
The following would also be considered as assets:
- In-depth knowledge of the oil and gas industry and oil sands royalty regulations, policies and procedures.
- Proficiency in complex data analytics tools and techniques such as IDEA or TeamMate, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Exposure to the wide variety of accounting systems used by industry in preparing royalty submissions and the completion of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting programs.
- Experience auditing tax or provincial royalty programs.
A cover letter outlining how your experience relates to the qualifications of this role is required and will be used to assess your communication capabilities.
Competencies are behaviors 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.
This link will assist you with understanding competencies:
In this role, you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioral competencies:
Agility: Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
Drive for Results: Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
Develop Self and Others: A commitment to lifelong learning and the desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of yourself and others.
Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
$3,066.17 to $4,052.78 bi-weekly ($80,027-$105,778/year)
This is a permanent full time position, working 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
This position will be located at either Edmonton Government Centre, Edmonton or AMEC Place, 801 6 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB.
- Final Candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.
- This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies at equal or lesser classification across the Government of Alberta.
- Travel may be required.
What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.
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Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
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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)
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, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Michelle Elliott at [email protected]
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