Accounting Assistant

8 Month Full Time Co-op Position Starting September 2024


Alberta Central is the central banking facility, and trade association for Alberta’s credit unions. We are owned by 13 credit unions that together have more than $30 billion in system assets and serve more than 620,000 members at 198 branches across Alberta.

At Alberta Central, our purpose is to champion change in the credit union system and bring value and expertise to credit unions. Through our commitment to service, and with the efforts of our dedicated employees, we are helping credit unions meet the expectations of their members.  We continue to work side by side with credit unions with a single goal in mind: to help our system grow, prosper, and achieve financial success.


Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position is responsible for providing support to the accounting department. This role typically performs entry level accounting functions, assists with maintaining the general ledger, month-end preparation, assistance in preparing financial statements and reconciliations, variance analysis and budget work for Alberta Central and two joint venture organizations. This position works under the supervision of CPA designated accountants.


  • Assist in the preparation and production of month end financial reports and analysis.
  • Prepare and post journal entries.
  • Assist with external and internal audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Minimum 2 years university completed in Business Administration or Commerce specializing in Accounting.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to set priorities and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with proven quantitative problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Possess good communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency Level of Microsoft Office Suite: Word – intermediate, Excel – intermediate, PowerPoint – intermediate and Outlook – intermediate.
  • Must be bondable.



  • Competitive compensation
  • Open concept environment
  • Hybrid office/home work location
  • Friendly team atmosphere
  • Free banking services and free access to an in-house fitness facility
  • Located in the Beltline
  • Casual dress environment


To express your interest in this position, apply here submit your current resume along with a cover letter quoting Competition #24-007 by, April 26, 2024.