Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Moncton, New Brunswick
ACOA is gradually increasing access to our various offices. A combination of work from home and work in the traditional worksites is the current norm (hybrid work).
There is an expectation for employees to attend the office at a minimum 2-day each week.
$79,516 to $113,222 (Salary under review)
For further information on the organization, please visit Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Closing date: 29 May 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.
« ACOA is an equal opportunity employer which encourages women, Indigenous (Aboriginal) people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply for employment. »
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
ACOA prioritizes an inclusive, equitable and safe work environment. This means that ACOA highlights equity and inclusion in all steps of the selection process. Our aim is to have a workplace that welcomes visible and invisible forms of diversity.
The Special Accounts unit deals with the recovery process for the Agency as well as complex files and files requiring special attention such as files involving sale of shares, sale of assets or chronic arrears.
At the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), we are invested in our people, our communities, and our economy. Every single one of our employees contributes to our success – and the success of our region. We work together to help businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, to develop and diversify local economies in our communities, and to champion the strengths of Atlantic Canada.
ACOA is proud to have consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government over the past decade. ACOA has a team of dynamic and talented professionals who:
- Do Big things within a small organization.
- Take pride in the results of our work.
- Promote work/life balance.
- Provide an environment that encourages and supports continuous learning throughout your career.
That's who we are. If that's who you want to be, then ACOA could be the place for you.
This process will be used to staff one bilingual imperative (French and English) position (indeterminate tenure) at ACOA in Moncton, New Brunswick.
A pool of candidates will also be created to staff possible vacancies for the Special Accounts Officer positions only.
Positions to be filled: 1
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, or an acceptable combination* of education, training and/or experience, that is comparable to a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization relevant to the work to be performed.
- For example: eligibility from a recognized professional accounting designation.
- Experience in conducting operational reviews or situation analysis of high-risk accounts and/or developing work-out plans and/or managing problem accounts.
- Experience in analysis and interpretation of financial statements and external reports (including audit, receivership, trustee, etc.).
- Experience in dealing with situations of insolvency and/or in recovery and collection activity.
Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative, CBC/CBC (current need)
English essential (anticipatory)
Information on language requirements
Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.
For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills
- Demonstrating integrity and respect
- Strategic and analytical thinking
- Ability to negotiate
- Detail oriented
- Decision making
- Experience in working with financial institutions, federal/provincial governments, professional accounting and legal firms regarding recovery matters.
- Experience in financial restructuring, bankruptcy administration, realizing on security and collections.
In support of achieving a represented workforce, current or future organizational needs may require consideration be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and Aboriginal peoples.
- Willingness to travel as required.
- Willingness to work overtime on short notice.
Reliability Status security clearance
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application online via the jobs.gc.ca site, as you must complete the SCREENING QUESTIONS in which you must clearly demonstrate how you meet the EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE criteria listed in the essential qualifications and asset qualifications.
FAILURE TO PROVIDE A COMPLETE APPLICATION CONSISTING OF BOTH THE SCREENING QUESTIONS ANSWERS AND A RESUME, MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.
You are entitled to participate in the staffing process in the official language of your choice.
You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this staffing process. You must ensure that you check your email account including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses. If you respond past the deadline you risk being removed from the staffing process.
You will be asked to provide proof of your education credentials later in the staffing process.
All written and verbal communication obtained throughout the staffing process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidate.
Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.