Staff Accountant

Coalspur Vista mine

Staff Accountant – Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Controller, the ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, be highly organized, and have exceptional problem-solving skills. This position will provide a wide variety of both complex and routine function services to the accounting department and all other departments throughout the mine.

Staff Accountant Duties:

  • Assist with preparation of monthly cost reports
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Analysis and filing of all provincial commodity tax returns (GST/ HST)
  • General Ledger reconciliations and analysis of all accounts
  • Support for the compilation and analysis of annual budgets and quarterly forecast assessments
  • Support for interim and annual external / internal financial audits
  • Monthly analysis and reporting of departmental budget versus actual expenditures
  • Fixed Asset reporting and analysis, including Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) and disposals.
  • Review of supplier payments and supporting documentation, ensuring strong internal controls are maintained
  • Assist with and perform month end closure
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in effective time management in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player that can work with various levels of the organization
  • Self-directed and capable of working within a continuously changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to multi-task, priority effectively and meeting reporting deadlines

Education and Certification

  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hinton, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Accounting: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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