Accounting work experience student

City of Edmonton’s Financial Services Department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Accounting work experience student. City of Edmonton’s Financial Services Department is responsible for managing the municipality’s finances, including budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting. It ensures fiscal transparency and efficiency in utilizing taxpayer funds for public services and infrastructure projects. By adhering to regulatory standards and fostering economic stability, the department plays a pivotal role in supporting Edmonton’s growth and maintaining its reputation as a well-managed city. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Edmonton
Department: Financial Services
Position: Accounting work experience student
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $22.918 – $26.737 hourly
Employment Type: Temporary/Full time
Talent Acquisition Consultant: AY/JR
Union: CSU 52
Classification Title: Student Work Exp 4 YR Post Secondary
Location: 3 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 3A3, Canada
Primary Location: 6th floor Chancery Hall, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Shift: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Job ID: 49968


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of post-secondary work experience degree program
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience in the relevant field

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should demonstrate critical thinking competency and a continuous learning mindset
  • The candidate should be capable of working independently, integrating newly acquired knowledge, and making decisions in the absence of a supervisor
  • The candidate should demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be currently enrolled in an accounting co-op or equivalent post-secondary work experience degree program
  • The candidate should possess basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices
  • The candidate should have a proven ability to check and record financial transactions and prepare detailed financial reports
  • The candidate should be proficient in using Google Workspace and Microsoft Office applications
  • The candidate should have experience in preparing complex financial statements, reports, and analyzing accounting data
  • The candidate should possess knowledge of corporate financial systems and their connection to departmental accounting operations
  • The candidate should exhibit a passion to learn, be a self-starter, and take initiative and understanding of Canadian public sector accounting
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • The candidate should possess clear and efficient oral and written communication skills, fostering strong relationships
  • The candidate should demonstrate service excellence, embrace diversity, and promote inclusiveness


  • The candidates should be able to assist with preparing monthly reports and accounting for operations, capital or debt, payroll and benefits, commodity tax, investments, and performance
  • The candidates should be able to help review and analyze financial systems and prepare basic accounting entries
  • The candidates should be able to support Senior Accountants with data and financial information
  • The candidates should be able to perform additional tasks and assist with year-end financial statement preparation

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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