Job prospects Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA) in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "chartered professional accountant, certified general accountant (CPA, CGA)" was moved from the group Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) to the group Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 11100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Financial auditors and accountants" in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

chartered professional accountant, certified general accountant (CPA, CGA)
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Financial auditors and accountants in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 370 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Financial auditors and accountants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 32%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 25%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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