Financial Accountant

Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis

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Update day: 30-01-2024

Location: St. Albert Alberta

Category: Accounting / Auditing


Job type: Full-time

Salary: $69,076–$90,604 a year

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Financial Accountant

Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) is a dynamic organization leading Alberta’s gaming, liquor and cannabis industries. Our team of high performers is driven to provide our customers with outstanding service and Albertans with choices they can trust.


This Corporate Services Division provides corporate business support services for AGLC. It consists of the Office of the CFO, Corporate Operations, Finance, Procurement, Properties, Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Audit.


Financial Accountant
Job Req:2074
Location:St. Albert Office
Division/Branch:Corporate Services / Finance
Classification:Finance 3 (233)
Employment Status:Permanent Full Time
Salary:$69,076.26 - $90,603.54
Advertising:Internal and External
Reports to:Senior Financial Accountant
Closing Date: August 23, 2023


Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, the Financial Accountant assists in the timely recording of all financial transactions, preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, as well as with year-end and periodic audits. This position provides value-added support to financial decision-making by preparing various management reports and ensures the integrity of the financial information by creating, reviewing, and posting journal entries, preparing account reconciliations as well as investigating and resolving discrepancies. The Financial Accountant responds to financial inquiries and provides advice by reviewing operational issues, applying accounting principles and practices, and developing recommendations.

The successful candidate requires strong attention to detail and time management skills to balance and prioritize multiple assignments. The ability to work independently as well as collectively as a team to achieve results is important. Excellent analytical skills with the ability to exercise good judgement in decision making are essential. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also important to work with individuals from all business areas in the organization with various understanding of accounting policies and procedures.

Check out the Benefits and Perks AGLC offers!


  • A University Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible related experience is required.
  • Working towards or holding a CPA designation would be considered an asset.
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards is required.
  • Advanced computer skills, including business management systems and various applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) is required.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software, and its various modules, is preferable.


  • 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.
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Deadline: 15-03-2024

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