Job prospects Accountant in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an accountant.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

accountant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The shift to telework caused by the pandemic protected this occupation from significant job losses. Occupational growth is expected to remain stable, supported by the diversity of sectors and clients requiring services of financial auditors and accountants.

Here are some key facts about Financial auditors and accountants in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 5,550 people work in this occupation.
  • Financial auditors and accountants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services (NAICS 5412): 35%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 90% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 10% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 77% of financial auditors and accountants work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 15% of financial auditors and accountants are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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