Finance System Support Analyst

Our oil and gas client in North York, ON/ Chatham, ON is looking to hire a Finance System Support Analyst for a 12 months contract role with possibility of extension.

What you will be doing…

       •   Provide financial support, analysis and interpretation of financial and operational performance on a timely basis to various operating groups, as required to support their business and strategic decisions;

       •   Responsible for performing month end tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and all variance analysis for the assigned operating group including Operation and Maintenance and Capital financial management to meet established expectations and targets;

       •   Responsible for monthly reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets;

       •   Provide and recommend, where necessary, a streamlined and common approach to analytics carried out within the operating groups and the dependencies that impact financial outcomes throughout Gas Distribution (GD) in a timely manner;

       •   Develop relationships with the operating groups, particularly with individuals responsible for compilation and assessment of financial data, including forecasts, with a view to understanding and validating the processes used by them in generating their outputs;

       •   Working collaboratively with key Gas Distribution stakeholders, lead the development of forecasts and the annual budget and long range forecast for Gas Distribution;

       •   Provide ad hoc/off-cycle data, reporting, and analysis as requested, ensuring accurate, relevant information is provided for management decision making;

       •   Ensure financial reporting/tracking is consistent with Regulatory framework;

       •   Support key SOX controls and Audit requirements;

What you will need to succeed…

Must Have Skills:

       •   University Business degree required

Nice-To-Have Skills:

       •   Finance related designation (CMA, CA, CPA, CGA, or MBA) preferred

       •   2+ years of post-qualification experience with business performance analytics related roles

       •   Highly analytical with superior financial modeling skills and the ability to communicate findings and recommendations to internal groups and budget owners in a meaningful manner with business context

       •   Good working knowledge of SAP, Oracle and Hyperion preferred

       •   Highly proficient in the use of Excel

       •   Good business acumen and understanding of regulatory environment and financial management strategies and reporting requirements

       •   Proven team player, with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships;

       •   Strong demonstrated competencies in interpersonal skills, oral and written communications, persuasion and influencing skills

       •   Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

       •   Experience with prioritizing work and implementing processes and ongoing process improvements to streamline and optimize work

       •   Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Advisor UST Reporting

  • THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE POSITION*

Are you an accounting professional with an innovative, assertive and friendly attitude? We are looking for a Advisor UST Reporting to join our team. This role involves the preparation of various reports used for submission to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), for internal management purposes, general financial reporting (GAAP), as well as Texas Railroad Commission financial reporting. Interacts extensively with various departments including Transmission, EH&S, FP&A, Tax and Regulatory Affairs, as well as senior level management within the Finance Department to ensure quality and timely submission of reports. Also, this role assists in providing financial insight for 9 separate transmission and storage systems managed by the company. Also proactively interacts with reporting team to provide support/input data.

What you will do:

  • Preparation and filing of annual and quarterly reports (Forms 2 and 3) by verifying that all pages received from operational groups are internally consistent, faithfully represent underlying conditions and support the financial statements and footnotes prepared by the reporting team.
  • Involved in detailed technical analysis and focused on the execution and delivery of the work product. Any issues are expected to be resolved by working in conjunction with business unit teams.
  • Contributes to business discussions by asking questions to ensure there is understanding of the issues and impacts.
  • Proactively identifies and implements internal process improvements in order to optimize efficiencies, improve the quality of analysis, and develop new reports as needed for senior management.
  • Provide suggestions and input to reporting staff on a daily basis.
  • Review of supporting schedules prepared by reporting staff.
  • Interaction with business units and corporate management.
  • Maintain appropriate SOX control documentation.
  • Supports the manager in the day to day operations of the department.
  • Complete special projects as requested.
  • Contributes to business discussions by asking questions to ensure there is understanding of the issues and impacts.
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to effectively interact with team in current work environment.

Who you are:

You have the following education and experience:

  • Bachelor degree required in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 4 + years or equivalent of related experience
  • A team player, strong work ethics and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills , written and oral
  • Demonstrated decision-making and leadership skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understand fundamentals of FERC reporting, US GAAP, Reporting Standards, and Financial Controls.
  • Computer proficiency working with applications: SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Suite.
  • Proven ability to effectively solve problems by using analytical skills to reach a logical conclusion.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak and write in a clear, concise, and organized manner. Ability to converse with customers and other groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to be action oriented and highly motivational.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources.
  • Ability to prioritize, handle and track multiple assignments.
  • CPA preferred, but not required

Working Conditions:

  • Normal office-related working conditions to include routine overtime work.

Physical Requirements (Office) include but are not limited to:

Grasping, kneeling, light – moderate lifting (objects up to 45 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.

Mental Requirements (Office) include but are not limited to:

Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting careers@enbridge.com.

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Sr Accounting Advisor

*This is a Direct Hire Position*

Are you ready to leverage your years of experience in finance to help drive and optimize the arrangements of the Joint Venture group? If so, this opportunity is for you! In this role you will be responsible for preparing and reviewing the general financial aspects of matters impacting our joint venture arrangements.

Heres what you will do:

  • Prepare and review monthly financial statement support schedules to be provided to internal management and partners.
  • Prepare, review, and approve monthly journal entries including joint venture billings.
  • Prepare and review monthly actual balance sheets and income statements variance analysis.
  • Perform research and analysis for ad hoc questions or requests from partners.
  • Interact with other groups inside the company (including Business Development, Treasury, and Reporting).
  • Prepare and review annual budgets for internal management and individual joint ventures.
  • Prepare, review and coordinate cash calls and cash distributions with partners.
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual FERC Form 3 and Form 2 supplemental pages.
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations and monthly actual variance analysis.
  • Coordinate and interact with internal and external auditors on quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Ensure compliance with SOX controls and related reporting requirements.
  • Provide guidance to analysts and advisors as needed.
  • Special projects as required.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelors degree required in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7+ years of internal audit, internal controls, finance, accounting, IT, operations or other relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of Oracle, SAP and HFM.
  • Excellent organization, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates broad business and technical knowledge in resolving problems
  • Communicate effectively with all levels in the organization.
  • Work independently on complex technical issues.
  • Independently research, investigate, analyze, reconcile and evaluate all financial data and make sound decisions.
  • Take a lead role on adhoc projects, as needed.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other audit related designations (i.e CPA) would be an asset.

Working Conditions:

  • General office working environment with overtime required.
  • Minimal travel requirement.

Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:

Grasping, kneeling, light – moderate lifting (objects up to 20 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, typing, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement and the ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Mental Requirements (Both Field & Office) include but are not limited to:

Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

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Revenue, Senior Advisor

Our oil and gas client in Chatham, ON is looking to hire a Revenue, Senior Advisor for a 6 months contract role with possibility of extension.

What you will be doing…

       •   Accountable for the monthly process for recording estimate and actual revenues for the UG contract market.

       •   Provide support for other team members within the Utility Revenue relating to the month-end close process.

       •   Lead the monthly reporting and analysis of the Company’s Distribution, Commodity, Transportation and Other revenue to be provided in support of business clients, Financial Planning and Analysis and the Controller‘s functions.

       •   Lead the preparation of the EGI Margin Analysis, with support from the members of the Utility Revenue and Cost of Gas teams.

       •   Support the preparation of the Utility Revenue Contract Market annual budget and monthly forecasts to be provided in support of the Financial Planning and Analysis team and business clients.

       •   Analyze, assess and make appropriate recommendations to enhance the integrity of processes that impact revenue and margin accounting and reporting.

       •   Support Regulatory initiatives / proceedings, including, but not limited to, annual deferral disposition, proceedings, rate applications (i.e. QRAM), Energy Conservation applications, Regulatory Reporting Requirements (RRR), including the preparation of evidence, supporting schedules and interrogatories

       •   Support business clients needs through the provision of regular reporting as well as responding to ad hoc requests.

       •   Support audit related request/requirements.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Have Skills:

       •   University degree required – preference for Business or related degree.

       •   Minimum 7 years’ experience in finance and/or accounting.

       •   Innovative and results oriented, coupled with ability to prioritize.

       •   Technically proficient, with an attention to detail.

       •   Analytical mindset.

       •   Team player with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships, while demonstrating a high level of cooperation and mutual respect.

       •   Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

       •   Ability to interact with individuals at various level of the organization.

       •   Advanced Microsoft Excel user

       •   Curious by nature with a mindset for process improvement

Nice-To-Have Skills:

       •   Experience with the following tools/applications: SAP, Oracle, BPC, Power BI

       •   Relevant experience working with a large company

       •   Relevant experience in the Energy/Utility sectors

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Financial Analyst – Strategic Financial Evaluation

Our oil and gas client in North York, ON is looking to hire a Financial Analyst IV for a 12 months contract role with possibility of extension.

What you will be doing…

       •   Financial economic analysis and modelling

       •   Financial reporting analysis

       •   Developing strategic business cases enabling technology – for example: Cloud business case

       •   Business cases benefits realization assessments

       •   IT Asset investment review and evaluation

       •   Developing total cost of ownership (TCO) of IT Assets

What you will need to succeed…

Must Have Skills:

       •   10 years of relevant/related experience and a preference for MBA, CA, CMA, CGA, CFA

       •   Strong IT financial and business acumen

       •   Demonstrated expertise in understanding Discounted Cash Flow models and business valuation techniques

       •   Extensive experience analyzing and evaluating capital projects with expert modeling tool skills

       •   Strategic thinker with experience in developing innovative solutions to business issues

       •   Demonstrated business advisory/consultancy experience

       •   Strong project management skills

       •   Extensive experience in Information technology environment

       •   Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor

On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor in Houston, TX

Job Description:

  • Works closely with the broader Capital Assets accounting team to prepare accurate and timely financials Leverages depth of technical expertise in fixed asset accounting and financial systems to support business needs Limited travel to Canada during onboarding/training only 5+ years of fixed asset accounting experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of fixed asset accounting policies and procedures in the oil and gas industry Strong experience with U.S. and Canadian regulatory practices and requirements (e.g., FERC, NEB, AER, OEB)
  • Comfort with a highly consultative and analytical focus.
  • Robust working experience with Oracle ERP systems
  • Knowledge of PowerPlan preferred
  • Prepare journal entries using Oracle, SAP, and/or PowerPlan in support of fixed asset accounting Develop timely, accurate actuals for fixed assets to support the business project management and decision-making
  • Review ERP-based calculations for accuracy and consistency, identifying variances to Reporting group where applicable
  • Assist Analysts with complex transactions/issue resolution, as needed E.g., for depreciation runs, classification of fixed assets, reconciliations, retirements, AROs Collaborate with Reporting team (within CA) to support the preparation of financials (e.g., PPE roll-forward report)
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders across the U.S. and Canada to identify data needs, support Tax, and Regulatory/Audit requirements Partner closely with IT/EFS to execute the month-end close and resolve systems issues.

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IFRS Analyst Training Services – Civil

Analyst IFRS – Service de formation civil 

Relevant du chef de service — comptabilité, le candidat :

  • Agira à titre de partenaire d’affaires des finances pour certains secteurs. Préparera les analyses financières mensuelles afin d’évaluer la performance des secteurs d’affaires.
  • Sera le responsable de la comptabilité pour les transactions inhabituelles telles que les acquisitions, les créations de coentreprise et autres traitements comptables d’opérations complexes. Il rédigera la note, décidera du traitement comptable et offrira du soutien aux secteurs lors de la clôture de la demande.
  • Préparera les analyses financières ponctuelles stratégiques selon les demandes de la direction, mettra en lumière les observations clés et les présentera à la direction.
  • Participer aux initiatives d’amélioration continue.

Exigences:

  • Baccalauréat
  • Accréditation à une association de comptables professionnels (CPA) obligatoire.
  • Un minimum de six années d’expérience pertinente.
  • Connaissance approfondie des IFRS.
  • Fait preuve d’initiative et de leadership et détient la capacité à travailler en équipe.
  • Fait preuve de compétences en matière de résolution de problèmes et est apte à faire des recommandations.
  • Capacité à travailler dans un environnement dynamique en constante évolution.
  • Bonnes compétences organisationnelles et capacité d’établir l’ordre de priorité des tâches ainsi que de travailler efficacement sous pression dans un environnement axé sur les résultats.
  • Démontre une excellente attention aux détails.
  • Connaissance de la suite Office de Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Connaissance de HFM et HP, un atout.
  • Bilinguisme (français et anglais).

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IFRS Analyst Training Services – Civil

Reporting to the Manager – Accounting, the candidate will:

  • Act as the finance business partner for certain business units. Prepare monthly financial analysis to evaluate the performance of those business units.
  • Be the accounting leader for non-routine transactions such as business acquisition, creation of joint ventures, etc. and other complex accounting treatment. The candidate will write the memo and conclude on the accounting treatment and will support the business units in the application of the conclusion.
  • Prepare strategic ad hoc financial analysis requested by Management, highlight key observations and present them to Management.
  • Participate in the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) mandatory.
  • Minimum of six years of relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS.
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership and ability to work in a team-oriented environment .
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills and an ability to provide recommendations.
  • Capable of working in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills and ability to prioritize, while working in a result-driven environment.
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to details.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of HFM/HP considered an asset.
  • Bilingual (French and English).

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Sr Advisor US Tax Reporting

Sr. Advisor US Tax Reporting

·      Houston, Texas

·      Full-time, permanent

·      Opportunity to work with a North American industry leader in energy delivery

·      Income tax including cross-boarder and international tax experience is a must

 

Who is the employer?

Our client has been a leader in the delivery of energy across North America, including crude oil, natural gas, and green energy. Operating one of North America’s largest natural gas utility, they take pride in delivering the energy people need to heat their homes, keep their lights on, and stay connected.

Driven to be the strongest player in the industry, they start with their employees: promoting mentorship and professional development and empowering employees to develop their skills, while providing varied and challenging work in a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re a committed, high-achieving individual fueled by a desire to make an impact, this role could be for you.

 

What you’ll be doing

The Sr Advisor, Tax Reporting supports our client US Tax function by performing complex tax planning and research activities, including analyzing federal, international and state income tax legislation (including tax reform legislation) and relevant authorities, and tax modeling related to proposed and existing transactions. Primary focus is on tax planning and research but will also include the integration of the planning and research with the U.S. Income Tax compliance group

Specifically, you will:

  • Assists Director with tax planning and research and its application to complex transactions (often in the billions of dollars) proposed for client to support the Company’s significant capital growth program, taking into consideration clients complicated inbound structure, which includes material controlled foreign corporations and complicated cross-border tax issues.
  • Responsible for the tracking various tax attributes of clients U.S. entities; including, but not limited to tax basis; earnings and profits roll forwards; loss carryforwards (NOLs and interest), and transfer pricing studies.
  • Perform income tax modeling, in connection with the client Long Range Forecast (LRF) including regular tax, BEAT, and GILTI.
  • Assist in strategic tax planning and efficient tax structuring to maximize after-tax earnings from domestic, cross-border and international investments, acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, reorganizations, and other large-scale complex corporate transactions being evaluated by Business Development and other commercial teams.
  • Provides tax support in respect of clients U.S. pipeline projects, renewable projects, marketing, and financing businesses.
  • Assists in 1) monitoring the Clients U.S. tax environment and legislation (including potential US Tax Reform), including determining impacts on clients complex organizational structure (especially the U.S. / Canadian structure) 2) planning tax efficient repatriation strategies and 3) reporting to senior management on potential impacts and recommended reorganizations/actions.
  • Supports Tax Reporting in the answering of audit queries.
  • Assist in other non-specific tax activities as needed

The Details

This is a full-time, permanent position working primarily in our office Houston, Texas, with occasional travel required.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Science or a related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant designation and/or graduate degree preferred (MS/MBA with tax specialization or law degree).
  • 7 or more years of progressively responsible experience in income tax preferably in the energy industry (including cross-border and international tax experience).
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state income taxes.
  • Strong Excel, Word, oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior analytical skills.

Your Application

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Ian Martin, we connect people with meaningful work. We work with people like you for similar technical roles. If you apply, you will be sent a link to create a profile with us. That way, great technical jobs will come to you before they even get to the job boards!   

 

 

20-088- Cost & Scheduling Analyst

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Cost & Scheduling Analyst

Resume Due Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 (5:00PM EST)                

Number of Vacancies: 2

Duration: 12 months

Location: Darlington

 

Job Overview

  •  Provide Oversight for the Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment (DNR) Project P6 schedules Development of DNR Project P6 schedules.
  • Participate in schedule reviews and in the coordination of work meetings.
  • Coordinate work and represent the client schedule integration team for all rollouts to vendor teams for alignment.
  • Manage baselines and implement corrective actions/change control where required.
  • Ensure project schedules are in full alignment to the overall program through standardized business rules/requirements.
  • Prepare project documentation to support project managers/project directors.
  • Provide quality reviews on schedule plans to ensure project schedules are realistic and achievable.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in the areas of engineering, project management/controls, or computer science is required.
  • PMP preferred but not required.
  • Experience using Primavera P6 software to manage project related work (8-10 years of P6 experience).
  • Experience integrating schedules with different vendors/ sub- contractors for mega infrastructure projects.

20-085 – Cost & Scheduling Analyst

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Cost & Scheduling Analyst

Resume Due Date: Friday, October 2, 2020 (5:00PM EST)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Level: MP4

Duration: 12 months

Location: Darlington

 Job Overview

 The successful candidate will be responsible for Administering the Primavera P6 Environment. The individual will support the Enterprise Scheduling Section Manager and the P6 user-base across multiple P6 databases and in provide timely expert advice on resolving issues as they arise. This individual will also provide technical expertise, troubleshooting, training, user testing, and acceptance of upgrades to the Primavera and Work Management systems and other tools as required. Additional skills for this position include the following:

  • Working with the Team to develop a clear strategy based on understanding of business processes and technologies and related Primavera functionality.
  • Troubleshoot P6 users errors and help and train the users on Primavera.
  • Develop and enhance standards on use of P6 at OPG.
  • Review, develop and clarify on Global Layouts, filters and Global changes as required.
  • Creating and maintaining dashboards using created data models from P6 and non-P6 data.
  • Coordinating with IT for software upgrades and licenses, and functioning as liaison between IT and line-of-business new user set-up, database maintenance, and other administrative support.
  • Collaborating with management and stakeholders to evolve business reporting requirements as well as developing, implementing and updating reporting templates and governance.
  • Clean up P6 database dictionary, projects, baselines to maintain P6 in peak performance.
  • Run QC checks on Schedules, Baselines as per Approved checklists and Jobaid.
  • Assist with training of new users to the system.
  • Assist with projects as needed, including version updates, migrating data from legacy systems and ensuring data integrity.
  • Conducts report validation efforts to ensure data representation.
  • Regularly communicating status on progress, issues, and plans to leadership while adapting to changes in project plan and customer requirements.
  • Creating and supporting user documentation.
  • Work in close coordination with other groups and be a valued team player.

 Qualifications

  • Completion of a four year University degree.
  • Must be experienced in the use of Primavera P6.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of an organization, work in a fast-paced environment, and meet strict deadlines as required.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in project based work environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to shifting needs, evolving priorities, and urgent situations that arise.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance from management.
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Thrive in a team-oriented environment.

Lease & Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor

We are looking for a Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor who will provide asset accounting and valuation support; on behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors,

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate new lease requests, ensuring all the lease attributes are identified and vetted to ensure proper classification
  • Coordinate the monthly transactional accounting relating to lease accounting and provide supporting schedules to the Reporting group as required for the quarterly lease disclosures.
  • Review lease accounting account reconciliations as required.
  • Mentor the US Fixed Asset Accountant in the areas of depreciation, retirements, transfer
  • Produce a monthly Fixed Asset register in Oracle that is reconciled to the G/L and the FA Asset Cost and Reserve sub-ledgers.
  • Provide NBV calculation and support as requested on specific assets of entities.
  • Provide fixed asset data to the accounting research and valuation group for special projects/audits as required.
  • Coordinate and record Impairments and Assets Held for Sale with accounting research and others, as required.
  • Provide support on asset acquisitions and divestitures as required.
  • Assist in initial assessments of whether an ARO should be recorded and create a depreciation and accretion schedule for the ARO.
  • Ensure the US Fixed asset accountant is recording the monthly depreciation and accretion entries properly.
  • Conduct a quarterly confirmation of the Asset Retirement Cost (ARC) by project/asset, to ensure there are no material adjustments to be made. If there is a material adjustment, calculate the true-up of the ARO as needed.
  • Assist the reporting group in reviewing the quarterly FERC reports, and quarterly cash flow reporting.
  • Assist reporting group in the preparation and review of reports for the regulatory or governmental agencies; as required.
  • Serve as an advisor on technical and historical Oracle capital assets issues; as required
  • Provide support for special audits as required

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Requirements:

  • 8-12 years’ of relevant fixed asset accounting experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Lease accounting
  • Experience with Oracle

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Broker- dealer

We are looking for a Broker-Dealer for multinational financial services company in Jersey City, NJ for a 06-month project.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Scope of the Project:

•        The Customer Protection Control team is tasked with providing central governance and oversight of transactions, projects, and system change requests that impact Customer Protection compliance capabilities of the U.S Broker Dealer. (“SEC Rule 15c3-3” – Possession or Control)

•        The team’s daily compliance monitoring functions are integral in ensuring the firm’s overall regulatory compliance profile is viewed favorably by applicable governing bodies (FINRA, SEC).

What will you do?

•        Perform daily oversight functions, including root cause analysis

•        Daily reporting and escalation of exceptions to management

•        Assist senior team members in system testing (UAT) efforts

•        Engage and collaborate with internal operations teams and external technology partners regarding on-going CP risk mitigation efforts.

•        Perform tasks integral to the completion of key CM operations projects and initiatives

Must-have

•        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably with emphasis in Business, Accounting, or Finance.

•        Ten years prior experience working in a self-clearing broker dealer, preferably performing daily settlement, balancing, and/or core back-office reconciliation functions.

•        Prior experience using Broadridge back office applications (BPS, Impact); and core Broadridge reports (Stock Record, RD Master, Pending Excess, etc.)

•        Advanced knowledge of brokerage accounting principles and best audit practices applicable to self-clearing Broker Dealers.

•        Meticulous focus on detail / accuracy with respect to record keeping, reporting, and all written communications.

•        Solid Microsoft Office Application skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Nice-to-have

•        Prior regulatory experience working at the SEC, FINRA, Federal Reserve, etc., and / or

•        Prior audit / consulting experience working at Big Four firm covering financial services firms.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

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Financial Analyst

We are looking for a Financial Analyst on behalf of one of North America’s leading natural gas distributors. 

Working from their Nashville office, they will be responsible for financial / budget coordination and input, forecasting, reporting, analysis and cost control functions. They will use their knowledge of financial and accounting principles, processes and reporting requirements to support management decision-making. They will also ensure that key financial reporting deadlines are met, financial reports are accurate and complete and financial/accounting issues are resolved in a timely manner.

 

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate and prepare cash flow/ budget/forecast and report variance and exceptions to management.
  • Provide regular variance/ forecasting changes to financial services and resolve any coding or other classification issues.
  • Coordinate and prepare budget proposals, forecasting and variance reporting to financial services.
  • Prepare regular capital budget status reports.
  • Identify cost saving initiatives to assist in meeting regional budget targets and requirements.
  • Provide assistance and interfacing between the clients’ corporate financial services group and area management. Assistance includes all procedural, coding, training and budget questions related to the position.
  • Provide financial process support for field personnel, Regional Administrative/Technical staff and Leadership team.
  • Provide financial/accounting project management for Regional leadership, corporate financial services and area management.
  • Provide guidance on financial/accounting procedures and policies.
  • Review and verify the work of others (journal entries, account reconciliations, invoices and financial reports.
  • Research business issues, complex problems. Provide recommendations for review and implement as required.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with numerous groups and individuals.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years’ relevant experience
  • Experience creating budgets and providing regular forecasts against budgets
  • Experience with Oracle and/or SAP, Excel
  • Experience working with projects and project teams
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent

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Cost Controller

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Cost Control Specialist will have the responsibility for leading the cost control and financial control support of all Capital Projects with the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The primary role of this position is to initially prepare cost forecasts, track/monitor all costs associated with the Surface Projects and Studies.

Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for leading the overall cost control support for the Surface Projects and Studies Group
  • Will have excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects.
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to cost.
  • Support the Project Scheduling team with setting up, tracking and analyzing consultants and contractor’s man-hours and associated costs within the performance management system.
  • Reporting project cost to management team for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions to the projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing the budget development and project cash flow and cost control from the projects during the development to ensure the project objectives are delivered.
  • Support/Review of the application of the Project Change Management procedures.
  • Issue budget updates and project cash flow. Prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts.
  • Liase with project team to ensure all project tasks are identified and resource needs are properly estimated for the project. 
  • Assisting and reviewing the development and implementation of project baseline budgets, cost flows and cash flows.
  • Supporting the Scheduler/Planner with the set up and allocation of project budget according to the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) at the appropriate WBS levels for project tasks.
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, cost impacts, and adequate budget and funding.
  • Coordinating with the Project Document Controller to ensure all deliverables related to the contract were received before proceeding with invoice payments.
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate.
  • Ensure policies on Budget and Cost Control are being respected and implemented during the execution of the project.
  • Review project accounting information and set up the required transfers between business units.
  • Support the management team on ensuring project’s adherence to the approved budget.
  • Perform ongoing review of the Project’s cost reports and supporting information in the project’s SAP.
  • Continuous Improvement and updates of the Project Delivery System for the cost sections.

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years experience as a cost controller for large capital projects 
  • Excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects. The use of the PRISM database software and the use of SAP will be an asset. 
  • Construction experience is an asset 

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

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Analyst Contract Administrator

The Opportunity: 

 

The Contract Specialist is responsible for the financial and contractual management of the Project’s critical contracts, namely the larger and more complex professional services, procurement and trade contract agreements. The Contract Specialist works closely with the engineering and construction management teams in the day to day management of service providers, vendors and contractors. The Contract Specialist is also responsible for monitoring and documenting contractual performance of the agreements ensuring strict observance of terms and conditions, including those relating to the monthly measurement of services, associated indicators, fulfillment of deadlines, and cost commitments.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures an efficient and conflict free daily interface between project team members and vendors/contractors by administering contracts and resolving problems with delivery, scheduling, scope changes, pricing issues and quality concerns.
  • Ensures contractual requirements are met during execution and ensures contract management procedures and internal control safeguards are effectively implemented.
  • Monitors and evaluates vendor/contractor’s contractual performance and communicates their performance record by providing appropriate recognition or instructions for corrective actions. Develops and conducts vendor assessments and contract specific audit plans as required.
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships with stakeholder groups within the project and vendor/contractor community.
  • Provides support with the preparation of the RFP package and technical evaluation prior to award;
  • Participates in the development of sourcing and contracting strategies;
  • Collects documentation and data to defend the Company’s interests and to reduce its risk exposure related to vendor/contractor claims;
  • Provides technical support and analysis in the negotiation and resolutions of vendor/contractor claims;
  • Assists the Manager, Contract Management in the development, implementation and maintenance of Contract Management procedures;
  • Coordinates contractor mobilization, manpower ramp up, equipment training, certification and signoff;
  • Receives, verifies and manages all contractual documentation, including insurance certificates, daily reports, time and material reports, etc…
  • Administers Requests for Information (RFI) and the contract change management process;
  • Manages Field Work Instructions, Contract Change Orders, and the pre and post change order work;
  • Ensures financial control processes are enforced in accordance with corporate governance requirements;
  • Leads the invoice review process, maintains invoice checklist/issues log to ensure consistent and rigorous attest;
  • Develops and monitors key performance indicators relating to the measurement of the services contracted, and provides regular performance assessments to the Project Team;
  • Maintains tracking logs for deliveries, mobilization, claims, warranty, issues, and changes;
  • Files and archives all contractual documentation, maintaining progress meeting minutes; and
  • Coordinates, and compiles for archiving, contract closeout requirements including final contractor documentation, title searches, final payment releases, and contractor performance record.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience managing contracts in a major contract environment (minimum 100 million dollar contracts experience). Experience with construction, mining, infrastructure and/or oil and gas contracts preferred.
  • Education in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred.
  • SCMP is an asset

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

 

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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