Position title
Senior Accountant

As a Senior Staff Accountant within e4c, this role is ideal for someone who wants to gain diverse experience and has a social responsibility spirit. The unique responsibilities and opportunities afforded to this position make it a different and exciting prospect for an ambitious professional ready for that next career move!

You will be challenged with increasingly important audit, accounting, and analysis activities for e4c. You will be challenged with the planning and organizing engagements to meet deadlines; recognizing, analyzing, and proposing sound alternatives and conclusions; understanding our diverse agency’s needs, and mentoring and developing junior staff. This is an opportunity to work in an environment that builds on the strengths of every employee and promotes their professional and personal development.

You have an aptitude for developing and maintaining good relationships with employees at all levels. You will handle a variety of responsibilities in a professional manner, working on multiple assignments with a high degree of autonomy over your work, and produce high-quality deliverables within set timelines.

What you bring to the team:
  • You have 6+ years of experience as a financial analyst or in a related-financial position. Prior nonprofit industry or auditor experience is preferred.
  • You bring 2+ years of experience providing leadership, mentorship, and coaching to other team members.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or a related field and have a CPA.
  • You have proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance, and information analysis.
  • You have a strong cost accounting background/experience along with knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts.
  • You are well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, and business environments.
  • You bring Intermediate to advanced knowledge in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office, and financial software applications.
  • You understand different applicable charitable legislation: municipally, provincially, and federally.
Important work you will do at e4c:
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and monitoring organizational / management compliance with policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
  • Increase productivity by developing automated accounting applications; coordinating information requirements.
  • Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Capital assets reconciliation and monitoring capital project activity.
  • Provide strategic analysis, as required to drive improved decision-making.
  • Provide advice and guidance on accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting.
  • Perform Ad-hoc reporting and financial analysis as required to support senior management in the decision-making process including gathering and summarizing financial and non-financial data.
  • Develop, modify, and maintain record keeping and reporting systems for varied and complex funding sources.
  • Analyze financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data, and recommending actions. You will conduct financial, statistical, and analytical assessments, including revenue/cost forecasting, risk analysis, and financial reports. Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in external year-end audit analysis including financial reconciliations, analysis of General Ledger, and the preparation of Financial Statements.
  • Participate in the external auditor review process, and perform additional analysis, support, and any required documentation.
  • Develop procedures for implementation, execution, control, and review/audit of programs.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships across all levels of the organization’s department and programs.


As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation or faith.

Employment Type
Job Location
Date posted
July 18, 2022
Closing Date
August 12, 2022
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Robust Benefits Package
RRSP Matching
3 Weeks Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Intervention Record Check (IRC).

Please apply for your Police Intervention Check with Vulnerable Sector Search via your local RCMP detachment or Edmonton Police Service.

You are encouraged to apply for your Intervention Record Check immediately.  There is no cost to apply for an IRC. To access the IRC application form click below.  Forward your completed form and a copy of two (2) pieces of government issued ID (one must be a photo ID) to CS.IRCEdmonton@gov.ab.ca

IRC Intervention Check Form_


Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@e4calberta.org.

Please include the position(s) title you are applying for in the subject line.

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Position: Senior Accountant

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.