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Manager, Corporate Accounting (5262)

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Manager, Corporate Accounting
Organization:  PSPP Corporation
Province:  Alberta
Location:  Edmonton
Job Start Date: 

PSPP Corporation is the Administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP or Plan) and the Trustee of the Plan fund. PSPP is a jointly sponsored multi employer defined benefit pension plan for employees of the Government of Alberta, public agencies, and specified universities. PSPP has almost 90,000 members, 28 participating employers, and $15 billion in assets. For more information on the Plan, please visit

PSPP Corporation is a provincial corporation established by the Joint Governance of Public Sector Pension Plans Act. As a provincial corporation, PSPP Corporation is subject to public sector legislation governing Alberta provincial agencies. PSPP Corporation is governed by an eight-member Board of Directors.

Recruitment is for a Manager, Corporate Accounting.

Reporting to the Finance and Risk Director, the Manager, Corporate Accounting, provides corporate accounting, payroll and benefits, and administrative support.

This position plays an important role in supporting the Finance and Risk Director in the development and implementation of financial reporting and internal controls for the PSPP Corporation.



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in business, accounting, or other related discipline.
  • CPA designation although exceptions will be considered depending on work experience.
  • Payroll experience.
  • Experience in negotiating and administering employee benefit plans is an asset.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with setting up and working with cloud-based accounting systems.
  • Experience with financial reporting and variance analysis.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to set own agenda while meeting expectations.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a small team environment.


  • Excellent knowledge of the Employment Pension Plans Act and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Income Tax Act and the Joint Governance of Public Sector Pension Plans Act and regulations.
  • Deep understanding of defined benefit pension plans, including design, funding, pension policy and issues affecting pension plans in Canada and Alberta.
  • Deep understanding of pension administration.
  • Broad and deep understanding of pensions, particularly public sector pension plans and their unique issues including asset liability matching, pension plan maturity, and pension legislation and regulation.


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