Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for a Financial Analyst to provide support to the Midstream and Downstream, Retail, Supply and Logistics team. This is an 8 month contract located at their Calgary office.
Reporting to the Manager of Finance & Accounting, Canadian Products Marketing, you will perform business analytical and consolidated financial reporting functions, contribute to business unit initiatives, and function as liaison on corporate processes with a variety of groups.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Perform various monthly/quarterly variance analysis and reporting including management summary, daily margin analysis, business unit, operational, capital, and ad hoc.
- Work with the business to identify and assist in implementation of corrective actions to close variances.
- Contribute to strategic planning, investment decisions, budgeting, and forecasting activities for the department.
- Ensure timely, accurate, and high-quality information flows smoothly to others.
- Provide financial information in support of business KPI's & industry benchmarking efforts.
- Prepare project economics/analytics and project post mortems.
- Conduct analysis and modeling in support of long range strategic planning and new initiatives.
- Constantly review and identify processes to improve both system and reporting efficiencies and effectiveness.
- Support the business in identifying and managing operational risk within the scope of Downstream accounting.
- Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in ad hoc projects as required.
Skills & Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Business/Accounting or equivalent area.
- Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in business/financial analysis, preferably in the Oil & Gas Industry-Downstream.
- Solid knowledge of SAP or ERP financial reporting systems.
- Proficient in Microsoft applications including advanced proficiency in Excel capabilities and strong use of PowerPoint.
- Strong financial acumen.
- Strict attention to detail and accuracy with a demonstrated ability to work independently, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
- Self-starter able to perform under broad guidelines on delivery.
- Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and team skills.
- Ability to apply innovation and initiative to problem-solving and trend analysis.
Nice to Haves
- CMA, CPA, or CFA designations would be an asset.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong communication skills
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