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Intermediate Accountant - Accounting - Permanent Full-Time

Accounting/ Finance

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Edmonton

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Permanent Full Time

Date posted

November 9, 2021

Closing date

December 9, 2021

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.

OVERVIEW:

Alberta Blue Cross® has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, results-driven Intermediate Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will report to the Accounting Team Manager and is a natural collaborator with a great attitude, work ethic and ability to see things from a customer’s perspective and experience.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Responsible for supporting and working within the internal control framework.
  • Preparing general ledger reconciliations, including resolving or recommending action on reconciling items, posting journal entries and accruals.
  • Reviewing basic reconciliations and journal entries,
  • Contribute to executing the month end and year end processes,
  • Filing GST and other government remittances,
  • AP Accrual reviews and posting
  • Communicating with managers and directors regarding accounting issues and results.
  • Support department vision.

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:

  • CPA Student or newly designated, equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience in full cycle accounting operations. 
    Experience with reconciliations and posting journal entries.
  • Project support including defining requirements and testing.
  • Communication with internal departments.
  • Knowledge of databases and ability to mine and analyze data (Excel, Query, Access)
  • Familiarity with IFRS standards.

Alberta Blue Cross® is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at careers.ab.bluecross.ca

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Notice: Alberta Blue Cross® has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that applies to all of its employees.  As a condition of employment, successful job applicants will be asked to: (a) confirm their COVID-19 vaccination status and provide proof they are fully vaccinated*, OR (b) produce a valid negative COVID-19 test** on an ongoing basis, at their cost, completed within 72 hours of working at any Alberta Blue Cross workplace starting December 15, 2021. Successful candidates who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (i.e., medical condition/ disability; religious belief) may request exemption and accommodation. 

 

*Fully vaccinated means having received all of the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, or a combination of COVID-19 vaccines, approved by Health Canada to produce an immune response to COVID-19 (i.e., at least two doses of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine) and at least 14 days have lapsed since the date on which the person received the last of the  recommended doses.

**Heath Canada approved tests (PCR and point of care antigen test) administered by a health care professional (at home test kits are not acceptable).

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Date posted

November 9, 2021

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About us

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.