Senior Accountant
Vertex Professional Services Ltd. - Sherwood Park, AB

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Senior Accountant

Versatility. Expertise. With these two words, Vertex makes the promise that they not only have all of the resources required to satisfy a customer’s needs, but also the skill to do so with the best possible results. We encourage our employees to think and develop the best solutions for our customers. If you think you have what it takes to play for the Vertex team please apply.
Due to continued growth, Vertex Resource Services Ltd (Vertex) is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to be based out of Sherwood Park, AB. This position reports directly to the Corporate Controller in Sherwood Park.

The successful candidate will provide financial and operational expertise, leadership and support to the Corporate Controller; playing a key role in overseeing all reports, financial functions and process improvement opportunities.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Assist in the delivery of accurate and timely financial and operational reports
  • Responsible for month end, journal entries, reconciliations and financial statement preparation
  • Provide business analysis from data converted to information that allows key stakeholders to make strategic business decisions
  • Assist with the year end audit process
  • Oversee of monthly project accounting costing details and reporting
  • Assist in budgeting, forecasting and support of operational planning processes
  • Assist in improvement initiatives around internal system processes and controls in order to streamline and reduce inefficiencies of financial processes
  • Assist in the documentation and implementation of internal controls to ensure consistency of policies and procedures
  • Facilitate the development of direct and indirect reports through the provision of continuous coaching and mentoring
  • Other related responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time


  • BA in Business, or relevant post-secondary education
  • Working towards designation (e.g.: CA, CGA or CMA)
  • 3-5 years of senior accounting role with supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge in financial, operational and cost reporting and analysis
  • Experienced in budgeting, forecasting and business process’
  • Strongly proficient with Accounting software and MSO, especially in Word and Excel
  • Skilled in dealing in both union and non-union environments
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to develop, nurture and maintain strong relationships with vendors, agencies and various internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

The ideal candidate will be based out of our Edmonton, AB Office.

Interested candidates are invited to forward a resume, in confidence.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.