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Officer, Corporate Registrations

CPA Alberta


Organization Overview

CPA Alberta is the professional regulatory organization representing Alberta’s approximately 30,000 Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs). Alberta’s CPA’s are among the more than 200,000 Canadian CPAs who provide financial and management expertise across the country and around the world, at every level and in every sector. CPA Alberta’s legislated mandate is to protect the interest of the public, protect the integrity of the profession, promote and increase the competence of Alberta CPAs, and regulate the conduct of Alberta CPAs.

CPA Alberta has offices in Edmonton and Calgary and provides hybrid Telecommuting opportunities (working from home a maximum of 3 days a week).

Further information can be found on our website:

The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Registrations, the Corporate Registrations Officer is responsible to provide day-to-day professional and timely service to all registrants, with primary emphasis on serving corporate registrants (professional accounting firm (PAF), professional corporation (PC) and professional service provider (PSP)) ensuring that these clients have met requirements mandated under legislative authorities, specifically, the initial and ongoing registration requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee corporate registrant, prospective registrant, and out-of-province registrant enquiries.
  • Process and analyze corporate registrant submissions and provide reports and recommendations to the Manager, Associate Registrar, and/or Registrar.
  • Assess and review corporate registration and re-registration submissions in accordance with legislative authorities, including follow-up on any outstanding requirements.
  • Identify, monitor and follow-up on potential member non-compliance with the CPA Alberta legislation pertaining to PAF/PSP.
  • Assist clients with annual corporate renewal processes.
  • Oversee the completeness and accuracy of corporate registrant database and records.
  • Liaise with other provincial CPA bodies or authorities for verification of information relating to corporate registrants, as necessary.
  • Provide appropriate verification of corporate registration to third party inquiries.
  • Analyze trends and recommend process improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of two years related experience in an office environment, with independent decision-making authority.
  • A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • Exceptional attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to adjust plans and priorities to work efficiently and effectively in changing situations. Understands and appreciates diverse perspectives.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Takes calculated risks with minor consequences of error.
  • Strong customer service orientation with ability to build good working relationships with different stakeholders.
  • Builds good morale and cooperation, and fosters a climate of trust, within the work team.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to fundamental values of CPA Alberta.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Previous experience with database maintenance.


  • Value and Ethics
  • Teamwork and Adaptability
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Communication
  • Results Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Judgement
  • Planning/Organizing

Working Conditions

  • Fast paced work environment.
  • Some overtime may be required.
  • Some travel between offices may be required.

Location: Edmonton or Calgary Office



CPA Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

In its commitment to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce, CPA Alberta welcomes applications from all qualified persons.  We encourage members of equity groups (women, Black, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S+); and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of the organization to apply.

Please notify us if you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process.