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Business Unit SCM Insurance Services
Region Corporate
Location Edmonton
Province Alberta [AB]
Position Title/Titre du poste Accounting Analyst
Postion Reports to [Title] VP Finance / Assistant Controller
Role Summary Providing excellent analysis and accounting administrative support to the Assistant Controller, this role will be a key contributor to the success of the Finance department.

This full-time position will be based in our Edmonton Head Office. Flexible benefits program will be provided upon date of hire.
Competencies required to succeed  
  • Quality of Work – Maintains high standards despite pressing deadlines; does work right the first time; corrects own errors; regularly produces accurate, thorough, professional work.
  • Attention to Detail – Is alert in a high-risk environment; follows detailed procedures and ensures accuracy in documentation and data; concentrates on routine work details; organizes and maintains a system of records.
  • Organization – Able to manage multiple projects; able to determine project urgency in a practical way; uses goals to guide actions; creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks effectively.
  • Problem Solving – Anticipates problems; sees how a problem and its solution will affect other units; gathers information before making decisions; weighs alternatives against objectives and arrives at reasonable decisions; works to eliminate all processes which do not add value; takes informed risks; recognizes and accurately evaluates the signs of a problem; analyzes current procedures for possible improvements; notifies supervisor of problems in a timely manner.
  • Initiative – Plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance; undertakes additional responsibilities; responds to situations as they arise with minimal supervision; creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
  • Teamwork – worksharmoniously with others to get a job done; responds positively to instructions and procedures; shares critical information with everyone involved in a project; works effectively on projects that cross functional lines; helps to set a tone of cooperation within the work group and across groups; coordinates own work with others; seeks opinions; values working relationships; when appropriate facilities discussion before decision-making process is complete.
Education, knowledge and experience required • Accounting knowledge required
• A post-secondary diploma in Accounting/Office Administration will be given preference.
• Minimum 2 - 5 years experience in an accounting support role is required
• Previously demonstrated ability to execute high attention to detail
• Demonstrated and proven organizational skills
• Demonstrated behaviors showing initiative and follow-up skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Demonstrated professionalism and work ethic
• Proven ability to contribute to and work well within a team environment
• Strong Excel skills are required
• All other computer applications –must have the aptitude and ability to work with technology and learn as required
Date Added 12/14/2012
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