accounting jobs in calgary, alberta

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accountants in calgary

Calgary saw a slight decline in the number of accounting jobs in 2017. The most recent data shows that there are approximately 12,400 accounting jobs in Calgary, down 2.6% from 2016. This downsizing would most likely be tied to the generally adverse economic conditions facing Calgary in recent years.

latest accounting jobs in calgary

  • Administrative Assistant - Calgary

    2018-11-27 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Do you have executive administration experience? Are you proficient in Word and Excel? If so we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to support our globally recognized accounting firm in DT Calgary. If hired you will work full-time hours on ...

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  • Business Analyst MS Dynamics 365/AX - Calgary

    2018-11-27 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Our Calgary client has an immediate requirement for a senior Functional Business Analyst for an initial 3 - 6 month contract engagement to help support various areas on a MS Dynamics Implementation. Key Tasks: Analyzes user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements. Provides ...

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accountant salaries in calgary

In spite of there being fewer accounting positions in Calgary compared to last year, accountants are paid quite well in Calgary, on average earning more than their counterparts in other major Canadian cities.

Entry level salary: $63.8k - $76.6k
Intermediate salary: $68.8k - $82.4k
Senior salary: $75.5k - $90.6k

top industries for accountants in calgary

A wide variety of industries employ accountants in Calgary. The top five are:

  1. accounting services
  2. oil and gas extraction
  3. management of companies
  4. architectural services
  5. activities linked to real estate

in demand skills in calgary

Given the relatively lower demand for accountants in Calgary, it can be considered a competitive industry. In order to stand out, candidates should have the following skills:

  • public accounting
  • international financial reporting standards (IFRS)
  • internal audit
  • generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • microsoft office

next steps for accountants

Accountants form the basis of any successful financial team, and accountants have a lot of room to develop their skills and work their way up the corporate hierarchy. Some titles which accountants may choose to work towards include senior accountant, manager, and senior manager.

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  • Administrative Assistant - Calgary

    2018-11-27 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Do you have executive administration experience? Are you proficient in Word and Excel? If so we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to support our globally recognized accounting firm in DT Calgary. If hired you will work full-time hours on ...

    read more
  • Business Analyst MS Dynamics 365/AX - Calgary

    2018-11-27 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Our Calgary client has an immediate requirement for a senior Functional Business Analyst for an initial 3 - 6 month contract engagement to help support various areas on a MS Dynamics Implementation. Key Tasks: Analyzes user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements. Provides ...

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  • Intermediate Project Controls Specialist Calgary

    2018-11-05 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Summary: The Staff Project Controls Specialist will be responsible for maintaining the project controls processes with the internal project management team to execute project deliverables within budget. Responsibilities: Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash ...

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  • Account Services Representative- Calgary 79282

    2018-10-26 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Do you like working in a fast paced environment and have basic math skills? Do you want to work in the banking sector and are looking for a great foot in the door opportunity? Our client, a leading bank, is looking for an Account Services Representative for a 3 month contract in Calgary! Pay: ...

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  • Regional Manager - Pro Finance & Accounting Calgary

    2018-08-02 Calgary, Alberta Permanent

    Is Randstad Canada the place for you? At Randstad Canada, we believe a career with our organization is more than a job. It is an opportunity for you to have a positive impact on real people every day by helping clients grow their businesses and by guiding job seekers in achieving their career ...

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