Accounting Analyst

Category:
Finance/Accounting
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
#164886
Recruiter:
Dhanyatha Chandrashekar

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Accounting Analyst to support the financial reporting and analysis processes.

This is a 12-month contract located in Calgary, Alberta.

How you will bring value…

You will be responsible for delivering efficient, timely and accurate financial reporting in a harmonized manner, while ensuring that a robust internal control environment is maintained in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

What you will be doing…

  • Analyze and prepare complex financial statements and reports Perform monthly and quarterly close processes and post-close reporting; perform variance analytics and forecasting/planning activities.
  • Balance Sheet Integrity (BSI), and other related activities.
  • Interface and maintain connectivity with the businesses that are supported by financial processes delivered within the team.
  • Contribute to the delivery of financial processes in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. – Work with the various audit, tax and legal teams to provide key data.
  • Interact with the business to provide appropriate financial data and support on ad hoc projects.
  • Identify and implement continuous process improvements.
  • Share best practices within the team and with customers.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related area.
  • Relevant Accounting experience in related area(s).
  • Strong financial system skills with SAP, BW a plus and Microsoft applications especially Access and strong Excel skills.
  • Strong understanding of how financial reporting and accounting processes function including system controls, financial controls and risk assessment Strong analytical skills in financial reporting and accounting with a solid understanding of control processes.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability and willingness to take initiative: proactively promote, implement and uphold the principles, aspirations and strategies of the department/business unit/company.
  • Ability to identify process gaps and implement process improvements.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and networking skills; ability to interpret and clearly communicate information, best practices and lessons learned with internal and external parties; able to make strong impact and significant contributions to the business while giving sound advice.
  • Good business judgment in handling potentially sensitive business and people issues.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in handling change; ability to manage multiple competing or conflicting priorities with a strong track record of delivery.
  • Commitment to workplace safety.
  • Requires 7-10 years relevant work experience.
  • CPA or MBA is a plus.

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