Job Responsibilities: Tax Officer
Salary : $5,228 – $6,857 a month
Company: Government of Alberta
Location: Edmonton, AB CA
Job Requisition ID: 22501
Ministry: Treasury Board & Finance
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: May 16, 2022
Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Finance 3
Treasury Board and Finance Edmonton – Responsible for budget planning financial management and economic analysis as well as the administration of tax and revenue programs.
The tax and Revenue Administration (TRA) is responsible for the administration and collection of Alberta taxes revenue and related benefit programs. The focus of our organization is to ensure a fair efficient and effective provincial tax and revenue system. Our organization offers a balance between work and your home life and provides options for flexible work arrangements.
For further information about Treasury Board and Finance see our website at
Are you a Tax Administrator with knowledge of processing systems and rules? Do you enjoy building relationships and solving problems using your strong communication skills? If yes keep reading; this job may be for you!
We have three Tax Officer roles within our Tax and Revenue Administration Division. These roles will report to and be supported by the Senior Manager of Corporate Income Tax. You will find our work environments to be supportive and diverse.
This is a diverse and challenging position for an individual who thrives on problem-solving and has the energy and creativity to make a difference. You will use your knowledge of tax interest and penalty calculations when providing advice to your team.
As a Tax Officer, you will perform tax administration processes for the Corporate Income Tax program in accordance with legislation policies and procedures resulting in fair and equitable treatment. Responsibilities include processing corporate tax return registrations and financial accounting responsibilities.
Other responsibilities include:
- Maintaining an accurate database and assisting in system development
- Analysis for optimal program performance
- Developing and strengthening working relationships with the stakeholder community
Tax and Revenue Administration is evolving. Ideally, you will bring in experience with Tax and Revenue Administration’s (TRA) guidelines policies, and procedures. As a member of this team assistance is available. At this level, work Is planned and organized based on day-to-day workload but keeping in mind the established priorities and the group goals. Our team members are dedicated to their jobs and they value loyalty – if this sounds like the right fit tell us why in your cover letter!
A University degree in Accounting Finance or in a related field plus 3 years of additional related and progressively responsible experience in accounting or within a tax administration is required. Strong MS Office Skills and experience applying accounting standards and policies as well as strong working knowledge of large accounting and financial systems are also required.
The following equivalencies may be considered:
- Related diploma plus 5 years of progressively responsible related experience
- Accounting designation plus 7 years of directly related experience
- Tax administration experience in a public administration sector (eg. Federal Provincial Municipal)
- Knowledge and application of Public Sector Accounting Standards.
A cover letter outlining what makes you the ideal fit is required and will be used to help us assess your written communication skills.
Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reaching our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in-depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.
The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
In this role you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioral competencies:
Systems Thinking: Has in-depth knowledge of Alberta’s fiscal environment and how it impacts the Government of Alberta’s long-term borrowing needs. A strong understanding of financial theory and large capital market transactions is essential.
Develop Networks: Uses network(s) to identify opportunities gather information and seek input into problems with a view to minimizing the cost of borrowing to Albertans.
Agility: Ability to anticipate assess and readily adapt to the changing financial climate maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
Drive for Results: Knowing what financial outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the Government of Alberta while maintaining accountability.
Build Collaborative Environments: Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
Develop Self and Others: A commitment to lifelong learning and the desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of yourself and others.
Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
$2613.91 to $3428.61 bi-weekly ($68223 – $89486 per year)
This position is a permanent full-time position working 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday. This position will be located at Sir Frederick W. Haultain Building located at 9811-109 Street Edmonton.
Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This competition may be used to fill future roles at the same or lower classifications.
Candidates may be asked to participate in a written assessment.
What we offer:
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Pension plan:
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicants.
Once you have created your candidate profile visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at
Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile and/or require a disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process please contact Cindy Zaiffdeen at [email protected]
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