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

  • Data Analyst Intermediate - Calgary

    2019-02-13 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Our large enterprise Calgary client has an immediate requirement for one or two Intermediate Data Analysts for an initial 10 month contract engagement starting ASAP. The Data Analyst needs a combination of subject matter expertise and analytical skills. They must possess excellent communication, ...

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  • Assistant Controller Calgary

    2019-02-13 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 70,000 - $ 75,000 per year

    Job Title: Assistant Controller Are you a skilled Assistant Controller ready to take on a new challenge? Looking for a chance to work for one of Canada’s leaders in freight and distribution? Join this South East Calgary team for a new change and a full-time permanent opportunity. Why you want this ...

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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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  • Data Analyst Intermediate - Calgary

    2019-02-13 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Our large enterprise Calgary client has an immediate requirement for one or two Intermediate Data Analysts for an initial 10 month contract engagement starting ASAP. The Data Analyst needs a combination of subject matter expertise and analytical skills. They must possess excellent communication, ...

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  • Assistant Controller Calgary

    2019-02-13 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 70,000 - $ 75,000 per year

    Job Title: Assistant Controller Are you a skilled Assistant Controller ready to take on a new challenge? Looking for a chance to work for one of Canada’s leaders in freight and distribution? Join this South East Calgary team for a new change and a full-time permanent opportunity. Why you want this ...

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  • Tax Administrator - Downtown Calgary

    2019-02-11 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 18.00 per hour

    Our client, Top 4 Accounting industry is looking for a Tax Administrator to work a 3-month contract at their downtown Calgary office. The successful candidate will be paid at $18/hr per hour. Responsibilities: Assembling documents from personal clients electronically using Adobe Acrobat and several ...

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  • Tier II Help Desk Analyst Calgary

    2019-01-29 Calgary, Alberta Permanent

    Our Calgary is looking for a Help Desk Analyst to permanently join their dynamic team. Responsibilities Include: -Log incoming requests into the ticket tracking system -Advanced trouble-shooting of all Microsoft Office Applications -Level I and II support -Level III support of mobile devices and ...

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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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