ITA is hiring: Finance Project Accountant

Indigenous Tourism Alberta (ITA) is a non-profit organization devoted to helping grow and promote authentic, sustainable and culturally rich Indigenous tourism experiences we want to share with the world.

ITA is hiring a Junior accountant who will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards. This includes but is not limited to assisting in the day-to-day processing of transactions, reconciling accounts, preparing journal entries, and processing payroll.


· Process and complete the entire payroll bi-weekly cycle;

· Provide general accounting support throughout the full accounting cycle.

· Process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded accurately and timely.

· Prepare reconciliations such as bank, credit card and employee expenses.

· Participate in month-end and year-end closing procedures.

· Participate in providing inter-departmental bi-weekly reports

· Assist with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as needed.

· Ensure all deadlines are met.

· Ability to work professionally and ensure complete confidentiality of sensitive information.

· Perform general office duties (filing, photocopying, etc.) and other responsibilities as required or assigned.


· Minimum Diploma in accounting, finance, or related field required.

· 2+ years of experience in full-cycle accounting.

· Experience with non-profit organization accounting standards

· Working knowledge of General Ledger and Chart of Account structures.

· General understanding of computerized accounting systems, experience working with QuickBooks.

· Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.

· Strong computer skills, with excellent working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.

· Accuracy and attention to detail while working under tight deadlines.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Indigenous cultural knowledge and experience with Indigenous communities is considered an asset.

· Versatility, adaptability, willingness to learn and teach, and a positive attitude.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00-$65,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Edmonton, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • Accounting: 5 years (preferred)


  • English (required)


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (preferred)

Work Location:

Hybrid remote in Edmonton, AB