5433 – Financial Analyst

  • Location: Lloydminster, AB
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #180378
Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, AB
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Our client, the third largest producer of Canadian oil and natural gas and the second largest refiner and upgrader with extensive midstream and downstream infrastructure, has an immediate need for Financial Analyst. This is a contract position for nine (9) months located in Lloydminster, Alberta.


This position is responsible for the financial support of the Lloydminster Refinery. Specifically, this individual will perform business analytical and accounting functions, assure business controls are operating effectively, contribute to business unit initiatives, and function as liaison on corporate processes with a variety of groups.


  • Responsible for financial analysis and support of the Lloyd Refinery Business Unit
  • Liaise with business operations to analyze and provide commentary on variances highlighted in standard management reports
  • Interpret results of business unit reporting and develop qualitative explanations for discussion
  • Provide assurance that business unit financial statements align with business activities and accounting policies
  • Provide analysis to support Management Discussion and Analysis and press release information
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Work with the business to identify and assist in implementation of corrective actions to close variances
  • Provide financial information in support of business KPIs
  • Provide support in the preparation and submission of Department budgets and forecasts
  • Support long range strategic planning, acquisitions, and new initiatives
  • Provide portfolio management support such as developing strategic project cash flows and KPIs
  • Provide finance and accounting services (which include accruals, allocations, intercompany transactions, journal entries, preparation and/or understanding of financial statements, etc.)
  • Investigate and analyze disputed and/or audit charges
  • Support the business in identifying and managing operational risk within the scope of Downstream accounting
  • Maintain effective governance, risk and compliance, including the implementation of control activities and provide assurance as to whether business controls are in place and operating effectively
  • Identify business practice and process improvement opportunities
  • Work with Finance Manager to identify impact of Corporate initiatives on business unit finance
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in ad hoc projects as required


  • A Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent with a specialization in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in business/financial analysis
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications
  • Solid knowledge of SAP and/or other reporting systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Able communicator
  • Self-starter able to perform with guidelines on delivery
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and team skills with ability to interact with all disciplines
  • Ability to apply problem-solving and trend analysis
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA) or in an accounting designation program
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in business/financial analysis in the Oil and Gas Industry

 Additional Information

  • Position will be a Work From until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

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