New Job Accounting Project Coordinator In Alberta

Accounting Project Coordinator
Accounting Project Coordinator

Accounting Project Coordinator

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $44.20–$59.09 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As an Accounting Project Coordinator (APC), you will be responsible for the coordination of accounting standard implementation and financial reporting projects. You will engage with business unit operations and Finance to determine effective processes that meet financial reporting requirements and support financial reporting analysis. Primary duties include:
  • Design and deliver project scope and plan in collaboration with financial reporting, business unit finance, operations, and corporate resources.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation and reports.
  • Identify and escalate project issues and risks developing recommendations for resolution.
  • Review and assess operational data for accounting purposes.
  • Work with Financial Reporting to understand and interpret technical accounting standards.
  • Provide support to Financial Reporting in analysis and preparation of financial schedules.
  • Consult and collaborate with participants to understand goals and project outcomes through committees, meetings, and presentations.
  • Direct and coordinate cross-functional team members.
  • Obtain sponsor approval by managing project implementation taking into consideration City policies and procedures and collaborating with corporate resources such as the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), Communications and Corporate Security to ensure compliance.
  • A degree and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with at least 5 years of progressive financial experience which includes leading financial projects.
  • Completed training or courses in Project Management and/or a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation will be considered asset.
  • Previous experience with public sector accounting standards, Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and the United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP) will also be considered assets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by well-developed presentation and facilitation skills are essential.
  • You have the ability to work as part of a team and to collaborate with participants from various levels.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, with a high level of organization and attention to detail.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Finance

Position Type: 1 Permanent and 1 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 800 Macleod Trail SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 12 $44.20 - 59.09 per hour
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: May 18, 2023

Job ID #: 307656