Project Manager II-US

We have an immediate opening for a “Project Manager” for a 9-month opportunity in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and control allocated project resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
  • Implement project tracking mechanisms to be able to provide timely and concise updates on project progress to senior management and key stakeholders highlighting areas of risk and capturing key decisions.
  • Assist in identifying potential conflicts in use of resources and other project scheduling issues and propose solutions and corrective actions to overcome the obstacles.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders such as consultants, procurement, and the business teams in order to share best practice, identify potential new projects and liaise with other working areas during project progression.
  • Oversee the operational workload of the project team ensuring allocated staff are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed project schedule.
  • Challenge existing project processes, technologies and systems to continuously seek ways to do things better in order to achieve department and business objectives and drive greater efficiencies for the business.
  • Lead, motivate and develop assigned project resources, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the necessary approvals and permits where relevant, so that an accurate record exists for review and regulatory purposes.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing projects. Project and/or financial reporting experience preferred but not required.
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices.
  • Knowledge of operational systems and processes related to their area of project work.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills.

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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Controller

Our Public sector client is looking for a Controller in Toronto, ON for a 17 month contract. 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To manage the integrity of all financial information including oversight of the accurate and timely completion and reporting of all financial activities and leadership of back office system related projects to ensure a high level of data quality and reporting.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the development of financial reporting and information requirements for PHO; develops and enhances the financial reporting systems and processes, to meet the needs of  internal customers;
  • Leads/reviews and develops Internal Control policies/procedures ensuring sufficient segregation of functions to safeguard assets and to ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data provided to internal/external users;
  • Develops and implements, as and when required, benchmarking and related monitoring strategies;
  • Create standardized reporting format for statistical and financial information that builds strong linkages between financials and PHO mandate/strategic  plan
  • Evaluates the overall budgetary reporting and information requirements for PHO; develops and enhances the reporting systems and processes to meet the needs of PHO’s internal customers;
  • Analyzes and develops budgeting and operational data reporting for senior management’s’ decision making; ensures  financial information for audit, financial reporting and cash flows is automated, designs and modifies electronic financial management reports using Prophix;
  • Initiates and approves banking transfers and uses signing authority, as identified in the Delegation of Authority document;
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the department’s mandate and operating procedures by taking a significant role in the identification of new projects that fit PHO’s mandate
  • Manages PHO corporate credit card programs (purchasing card and travel cards); oversees issues, use and related reporting; Leads SharePoint initiatives that enable increased electronic workflow and single Point storage.
  • Manages and coordinates the accuracy of monthly reports of Third Party Funds, (e.g., research grants, segregated donations), tracks financial activities and prepares reports for Government agencies
  • Manages and directs staff, to ensure congruence with PHO’s internal policies and procedures, professional standards, Collective Agreement requirements and other relevant standards, legislation or regulations, including: providing direction and leadership in the implementation of new techniques and standards; assigning staff and implementing work/vacation schedules; setting clear responsibilities and objectives and evaluating performance; advising on training needs, participating in recruitment and selection of staff; dealing with disciplinary issues and responding to grievances in conjunction with  PHO’s Human Resources management programs; 
  • Leads a variety of special projects focused on process improvement and provides input into overall financial policies/procedures for the department and PHO; 
  • Manages the development and delivery of training programs on controllership across PHO
  • Manages collaborative working relationships internally and externally; participates/chairs corporate meetings/committees;

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business administration with preference for a post graduate degree ;
  • Professional designation – CPA, CA, CMA, CGA
  • A minimum of ten years financial managerial experience with a large, complex, service based organization, preferably within a healthcare environment.
  • Solid understanding of information management frameworks and principles, business intelligence, as well as key enterprise processes and tools that support effective decision making
  • A track record of responsiveness in solving customer challenges
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with business analysis skills and knowledge of financial and related organizational systems in order to develop and coordinate budget reporting activities within PHO;
  • Skilled in managing and delivering multiple projects, to enable decision-making and measurement of results;
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of various computerized Accounting systems (particularly AccPac, Prophix and of MS Office software including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio and presentation applications. 

COMMUNICATION/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Oral communications skills, to: manage working relationships at all levels within and outside PHO; facilitate groups and deliver learning/training sessions and presentations to staff on Full Cost Financial Reporting, Position Control Reporting;
  • Written communication skills, to: prepare briefing notes, letters, presentations and a wide variety of other materials, including policies/procedures on business processes, educational material, forecasts, budgetary and operational reports, in standard and non-standard formats such as electronic financial management reports, Third Party Funds and financial reports for Government agencies;  
  • Interpersonal, consultation, team building and relationship management skills, to: work with other members of the Finance team; interact with all levels of management, staff and clients using discretion and diplomacy; interpret/translate specialized information/concepts to non-financial staff; facilitate learning/training sessions; make presentations; participate on corporate meetings, committees and/or working groups.

Payroll Administrator III

Our Client is one of the world's largest multinational oil and gas service companies.

We currently have an available contract assignment for Payroll Administrator III located in Calgary, Alberta.

If you have experience with the following, then we would like to meet with you.

  • Data analysis, filing, basic payroll experience.
  • Lots of admin responsibilities, as that rolls off, more training into payroll will be available.
  • Candidate will assist organizing payroll files until payroll is caught up.
  • Candidate does not need to know payroll in SAP.
  • Payroll course, PCP, is preferred but CPM is not necessary.
  • Excel knowledge is a huge plus.
  • HM is looking for a team player, someone who can easily manage projects and problem solve or spend all day filing and entering data.

Ewemi

Accounting Technician

Our client, one of Canada’s largest integrated oil companies has an immediate need for an Accounting Technician for a twelve (12) month contract opportunity in their Calgary head office location.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process daily reconciliation of the credit card transactional data between sites, Husky and credit card partners
  • Assist in reconciliation and management of the Loyalty programs between our sites and external business partners.
  • Accountable to ensure settlement from the partners is received, matched and balanced daily.
  • Matching of all tender types transactional data with bank systems, partners & the Retail & Travel Centre sites
  • Process daily reconciliation of the scrip earned & redeemed files
  • Assist with monthly Network reconciliation and entries as required
  • Reconcile customer clearing accounts and clear settlement discrepancies
  • Enter data into spreadsheets for uploads and statistical reporting
  • Post adjustments to customer clearing accounts as part of the reconciliation and matching process.
  • Journal and 314 entries as required
  • Prepare documents for scanning
  • Ultramar balancing, posting and payment processing
  • Research problems, answer inquiries, and follow up on outstanding issues with various departments
  • Assist with the VISA Bank Reconciliation completed by team mate
  • Participate in projects and testing
  • Provide coverage for team mates during vacations
  • Maintain desk top procedures

Must have qualifications:

  • A post-secondary degree and with 2nd or 3rd level CMA/CGA, or be a recent University graduate with the intention of pursuing an accounting designation
  • Intermediate – Advanced MS Excel abilities
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience – specifically with reconciliation and accounts receivable
  • Previous experience with SAP

Nice to have qualifications:

  • Experience with Oil & Gas (downstream) considered a strong asset
  • Treasury background
  • Associate's degree in accounting or related financial discipline preferred.

 

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.

 

EWEMI

Senior Auditor

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Senior Auditor to join their team.  This a 12-month contract position located at their Calgary office, with the possibility of some travel to other provinces and the USA.

Position Summary:

In this role you will be reporting to the Director of Contract Assurance, and your main responsibility will be to conduct contract audits. To do this, you must be able to analyze contracts, as well as understand key requirements and needs of all stakeholders involved. You will plan, conduct, prepare audit reports, and provide plans for corrections on discrepancies and/or deficiencies. You must also be able to communicate effectively with both clients and management on audit findings.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plan and complete contract audits.
  • Analyze and interpret contracts.
  • Interact with stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure findings are relevant and optimized.
  • Communicate audit findings with both clients and management.
  • Project manage a small team to complete audits as required.

Must Haves:

  • Related post-secondary degree (business, finance, engineering, legal, etc.).
  • 8+ years of related experience in Contract Audits.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management, stakeholders, and contractors.
  • Ability to wrangle large amounts of data while understanding its application to contracts.
  • Ability to Travel to the USA.

Nice to Haves:

  • Oil and Gas experience.
  • Professional designation, i.e. CPA, PEng, LLB.

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.

 

EWEMI

Accounting Analyst

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Accounting Analyst to join their team.  This a 12-month contract position located at their Calgary office.

Position Summary:

Your role is to provide meaningful, credible, and timely accounting research and technical accounting analysis of business transactions to support the accounting, within the financial statements. You will be responsible for independently researching and documenting highly complex technical accounting matters and business transactions as well as reviewing the work of senior advisors on the team. In addition to accounting research, you will be responsible for performing accounting and valuation due diligence for highly complex M&A targets and divestitures. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Apply deep technical knowledge to research highly complex technical accounting matters, apply relevant technical guidance and interpretation, and identify appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Prepare materials and write accounting position papers for highly complex technical accounting matters, ensuring the conclusions reached are reasonable, demonstrate a clear understanding of the business transaction, and contain applicable accounting guidance.
  • Monitor standards set by GAAP and SEC that could impact the client's accounting policies, practices and disclosures, and understand the implications to the client. 
  • Prepare disclosures in periodic reports filed with the SEC as it relates to complex technical accounting matters and/or new or non-standard transactions, where necessary, and ensure accuracy and completeness of such information.
  • Discuss with external auditors to resolve questions and comments on proposed accounting, and disclosures on complex technical accounting matters, when necessary.
  • Maintain strong relationships with the various Finance and Corporate Development/Business Development departments to serve as a technical accounting resource for highly complex technical accounting inquiries.
  • Provide day-to-day management of efforts to adopt new accounting pronouncements and ensure consistency of adoption across all business units, by developing a comprehensive project plan that addresses all impacted areas of the client (accounting, tax, controls, IT, operations, etc.).
  • Develop and deliver technical accounting training to address new accounting standards and technical accounting requirements for impacted groups within Finance and Corporate Development/Business Development departments.
  • Assist with communications to stakeholders (financial reporting, tax, controls, IT, operations, etc.) of potential implications of accounting matters and new accounting pronouncements related to their respective areas.
  • Provide guidance and support to Accounting Research & Valuations senior advisors in performing their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Provide accounting and valuation due diligence for merger and acquisition targets and divestitures. 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Four-year university degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent. 
  • 10+ years of directly related accounting experience.
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA or CA).
  • Big 4 Accounting Experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC rules and regulations. 
  • Proven team player with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships, while demonstrating a high level of cooperation and mutual respect. 
  • Strong organizational, analytical, writing and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including verbal and written communication.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter, well organized and able to handle multiple tasks. 
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.

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.

 

EWEMI

Credit and Collections Clerk

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading communication company.

We are looking for a Credit and Collections Clerk to support the team.

Duration: 3 months

Location: Scarborough, ON

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • 3+ years of experience in a credit & collection role
  • Reconcile payments to contracts and invoices for prepayments
  • Responding to inquiries – both internal and external customers on a timely and professional basis.
  • Identify clear small balance adjustments

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.

Ewemi

 

Senior Finance Analyst

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Senior Finance Analyst to join their team as a subject matter expert for the financial systems and processes on a major business unit. This is a 9 month contract position located in their Calgary head office location.

Primary Focus

The role will develop and utilize an expert level of knowledge of the Oracle Enterprise Financial System (Project Accounting and General Ledger modules), Hyperion, and the processes that feed them. That knowledge along with superior communication skills and effective rapport with project teams will enable the individual to be viewed as the Business Unit’s financial system master.  Areas of focus will be on reporting, budgeting, and forecasting the results of Major Projects support departments as well as managing the financial structures employed by MP. 
 
Specific Accountabilities

  • For all MP projects, lead the bi- monthly cash flow forecast process and communicate results to financial stakeholders. This includes analysis of variances, development of scorecard results and preparation of presentations for senior management and stakeholder groups. This also involves maintaining strong relationships with all parties and training of forecast preparers. 
  • Independently budget, forecast and report the financial activities related to Major Project’s support groups and monitor labor rates to ensure that all appropriate costs are recovered. This also includes ensuring that costs allocated to MP are appropriate.
  • Run & distribute monthly cost reports for CORE Sr. managers. Co-ordinate & facilitate quarterly meetings with CORE Sr. managers ensuring all Sr. managers and Directors have a good understanding of related costs.
  • Proactively collaborate with Edmonton, Calgary and Houston Finance departments and MP project teams as required to meet Major Project’s reporting obligations.
  • When required, assist in development of Board of Directors and public disclosures at quarter end and year end reporting periods.
  • Translate MP business requirements into Oracle EFS structural hierarchies across the various business entities that MP supports.
  • Provide responses to related ad hoc requests as necessary. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High level of curiosity and a willingness to learn   
  • Exceptional Oracle EFS skills 
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills with an attention to detail.
  • Team Player with an ability to relate all levels in an organization.
  • Current knowledge of US GAAP 
  • Exposure to earned value reporting and project cost control theory would be an asset
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the standard MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • University degree and an Accounting designation with 7 years of experience, preferably in a Fortune 500 company.
  • Prior experience with capital project management an asset.

Scope

  • The position will require ongoing understanding of developments in the $30 billion project portfolio, and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data to provide accurate reporting frequently on both scheduled and ad hoc bases. 
  • The position will also need to determine the most efficient sources for the data requested and to ensure accuracy and consistency in content. 
  • There is a large variety of ad hoc requests stemming from multiple sources which provide challenging opportunities but also the need to prioritize amongst the tasks.   

Contacts

  • The role will require interaction with various financial departments (EI, EPI, EEP), project controls, reporting staff on 10+ project teams, support group management, and MP senior management. 

Working Conditions

  • Office Environment
  • Expected to be able to prioritize work to meet tight deadlines.
  • Extremely dynamic work environment with an ever-changing portfolio of projects.
  • Minimal domestic travel.

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.

 

EWEMI

 

Accountant

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Accountant to join their team and perform various financial activities, including analyzing financial information and preparing financial reports to determine or maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, and tax liability. This a 6 month contract position located in the their Calgary head office location.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate accounting of the assigned book through monthly accruals, actualization, reporting and analysis through collaboration with the business.
  • Drive the change initiative of developing meaningful performance measurement reporting and analysis, including KPI development through collaboration with the Front and Middle Offices.
  • Ensure the delivery of a cohesive explanation of operational results, including both quantitative and qualitative components for discussion.
  • Support the actualization process from both a volume and price perspective
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy and completeness of the monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts.
  • Own the preparation and submission of the long-range plan, quarterly forecast and mid-month estimate in partnership with the Front Office and the TSL Consolidation Financial Analyst.
  • Collaborate in all future-centric initiatives; manage the change required through all relevant aspects (people, process and systems).
  • Government and other regulatory reporting.
  • Ensure best practice in business processes and related documentation.

Must Haves:

  • CPA Designation
  • Advanced Excel and other computer skills with the ability to work within multiple systems and applications
  • Advanced SAP and BW skills
  • 5 years of progressive experience in business / financial analysis
  • Extremely passionate and motivated by change
  • Uninhibited by challenge, disagreement and ambiguity
  • Knowledge of MTM, US long haul pipes and Offshore barge transport method

Nice to Haves:

  • Confidence to challenge the status quo; ability to identify problems, develop and implement solutions
  • Highly analytical and results driven
  • Strong communication skills in securing relevant information/data
  • Excellent business writing and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate across business functions in an effective and professional manner
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional skills in effectively managing competing priorities, often under pressure and within rigid time constraints
  • Experience in oil and gas marketing would be considered an asset

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.

 

EWEMI

 

Finance Operation Coordinator III

We have an immediate opening for a “Finance Operation Coordinator” for a 6 months contract assignment in Houston, TX.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

Recruiter notes: For Aviation Billing – Processing Accounts Payable invoices in a timely and accurate manner while working with Vendors externally & other WFS departments internally to resolve any keying delays. Accuracy and timeliness are imperative.

  • Determine differences between types of vendor invoices and billing documents.
  • Analyze critical information on documents and process accordingly using correct method in system.
  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices from suppliers and any source documents received for billing purposes.
  • Validate SO/BSA/Trip setup information in system to determine if invoice is valid.
  • Identification and escalation of issues regarding billing and payment discrepancies to Senior Financial Operations Coordinator or Manager of Financial Operations.
  • Follow document management procedures as outlined by the Imaging Department. Responsible for expediting information from vendors for timely billing.
  • Responsible to ensure invoices have been processed and follow-up on vendor disputes.
  • Must be a team player with a willingness to work well with internal/external customers to resolve billing issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, due to various interactions with vendors and internal departments

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.

 

Lead Accountant III

Our Client is one of the world's largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies.

We currently have an available contract assignment for Lead Accountant III in Houston, Texas 

If you have experience with the following, then we would like to meet with you.

  • The Lead Accountant provides technical guidance to both finance and operations leaders; does not have direct reports

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain the financial ledger of a legal entity in compliance with local laws/GAPs, tax codes, government regulations and filing requirements.
  • Book Journals to reflect financial activities in compliance with above same (may include some or all of: accruals, fixed assets, stock/inventory, accounts receivables, accounts payables, expenses, payroll)
  • Ensure timely and defect-free account reconciliations.
  • Ensure all expenses paid & recorded in ERP system, ensuring compliance within SOPs and business/company policies.
  • Participate in regular balance sheet reviews and variance analyses
  • Provide accurate and timely statutory & management reporting
  • Provide Ad hoc reporting for Corporate/Business requests
  • Execute on policies and procedures during monthly/quarterly close process including account reconciliations, account reconciliation audits, Data Request (DR) submissions, and representation letters and adjusting entries
  • Participate in annual pre-close, quarterly CFO risk reviews and monthly controller ship reviews with key operations and financial management personnel
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirements
  • Perform financial analysis of balance sheet accounts to ensure compliance, integrity of account balances/financial reporting and effectiveness of business processes
  • Participate and provide input into simplification initiatives
  • Research and advise on complex technical accounting issues Partner with Audit Staff and Finance Managers for internal compliance reviews
  • Drive closure of open audit issues and proactively work to prevent future issues / manage risk
  • Lead resulting corrective action process implementation and follow up throughout the organization
  • Identify potential risks & opportunities & and communicate effectively
  • Interpret finance risks & opportunities to local circumstances & present workable solutions Criteria & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business-related field and 7-10-year progressive accounting or finance experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP and local GAAP
  • Not required, but experience with Oracle, Openlink and/or Egistix a plus. CPA a plus. Work schedule 8-5 each day.

ewemi

Accounts Payable, Billing Clerk

Our client, one of Canada’s leading integrated oil companies has an immediate need for two Accounts Payable, Billing Clerks to join their team for two different contract terms in their Calgary head office location.  They are looking for on person to join for a ten month contract and one person to join for a three month contract opportunity.

REASON FOR OPENING/PROJECT:

  • To backfill for open position on the Payable processing team

CANDIDATE VALUE PROPOSITION:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Finance & Accounting Services, the Accounts Payable, Billing Clerk will be primarily responsible for processing invoices on a daily basis within SAP, responding to internal inquiries and working with internal departments to ensure the timely processing of invoices

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible daily for processing an assigned number of invoices according to volume including both Purchase order and non-purchase order workflows such as pre-approved invoices and employee expenses.
  • Act as a point of contact for internal payable related inquiries. Includes the responsibility of managing multiple mailboxes and responding to inquiries from the internal organization on a timely basis.
  • Work closely with our procurement service center (PSC) to identify and resolve issues with PO workflow.
  • Assist with our third party audit program to identify and post duplicates and unclaimed credits back to the appropriate vendor account.
  • Participate or lead process improvement initiatives and provide support for any system upgrades or enhancements impacting payable processes and systems.
  • Ad-hoc duties and backup support for other coworkers during vacation leave or absences.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment dealing with a variety of stakeholders
  • Is an effective communicator with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new systems & processes quickly in order to apply consistent application to multiple scenarios.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills; ability to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations.
  • Superior attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Strong drive to provide exceptional customer service to our internal organizations
  • Excellent organization skills

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Business Degree
  • Intermediate accounting or technical background
  • 2 – 5 years previous experience processing payables in SAP is required
  • Must have SAP payable processing experience, in a high volume environment
  • Experience in a customer service oriented function
  • Basic Excel with a willingness to learn more intermediate or advanced functions

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CMA, CGA, CPA enrollment
  • SAP experience
  • Oil and Gas

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment dealing with a variety of stakeholders
  • Is an effective communicator with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new systems & processes quickly in order to apply consistent application to multiple scenarios.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills; ability to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations
  • Superior attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Deadline driven and process oriented while taking personal accountability for results
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and able to effectively manage multiple priorities

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.

 

EWEMI

Commodity Analyst

Our client is one of North America’s leading Integrated Oil Companies.  They have an immediate need for a Commodity Analyst to join their team for a six (6) month contract opportunity.  This role will be located in their downtown Calgary head office location.

The purpose is to provide capacity for on-going project work our core team needs to address. This role will involve Crude both International and Domestic, Gas and Finished Product Lines (Retail Supply and Logistics). Candidates must be flexible to support various ongoing projects within the Finance Department

REASON FOR OPENING/PROJECT:

  • To provide additional support to Financial Analyst Team

CANDIDATE VALUE PROPOSITION:

As a member of the Trading, Supply and Logistic (TSL) Finance team, this individual will provide support to the TSL business unit managing commodities including crude oil, natural gas (NG) and NGL. This position will work closely with the front office, back office and our external counterparties. The responsibilities focus on volumetric recognition and reconciliation, settlement arrangement, payable and receivable management, and process documentation

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Volumetric recognition and reconciliation for terminal deliveries and pipeline movement (shipper balance).
  • Manage counterparty settlement, invoice payment, and receivable balances.
  • Document business processes.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in projects as required

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excel and other computer skills with the ability to work within multiple systems and applications.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP Financial module including FBL1 / FBL5.
  • Exceptional attention to details and experience in business / analysis.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills in identifying root cause of an issue.

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems with minimal supervision

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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Account Reconciliation Analyst

 

We have an immediate opening for a “Account Reconciliation Analyst” for a 8 months contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

Support the Manager/Director, Customer Energy Integration, for developing key reconciliation processes related to the distributed generation – including the cost-sharing assessments, reconciliation, process, forecasts, performance reports, and monthly reconciliation reporting – providing support to deliver on financial targets, and support the effective and sound decision-making process of Senior Management.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Review, Approve & process reconciliation request for capital distributed generation projects.
  • Process and analyze cost sharing refunds for distributed generation projects on monthly basis.
  • Assist the Leadership in the development and coordination of monthly forecasts and supporting financial analyses for the business.
  • Implement process to strengthen financial controls for Interconnection process.
  • Provide financial support to the Customer Energy Integration Team. This includes monthly CIAC reporting and analysis, forecasting, cost control, performance measurement, and financial analysis.
  • Monitor and review financial information, updating where necessary in order to identify any anomalies or discrepancies and ensure management has access to up to date and accurate information.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within the assigned area.
  • Support in the development of and tracking of business case costs and benefits.
  • Provide monthly management reporting of actual to budget variances, forecast updates and variance analysis and year on year analyses for the Jurisdictions, Functions.
  • Utilize data from financial systems available to generate management reporting models to support the broader project control and analytical functions
  • Support the provision of ad hoc analysis as required in support of rate case filings, regulatory requirements, and general decision making

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.

Financial Analyst

Our client is one of North America’s leading Integrated Oil Companies.  They have an immediate need for a Tax Analyst to join their team for a twelve (12) month contract opportunity.  This role will be located in their downtown Calgary head office location.

REASON FOR OPENING/PROJECT:

Provide additional support Canadian Tax Compliance tax filings for June 30 Canadian Tax Research & Planning business unit for 12 months

VALUE PROPOSITION:

This position requires a team-oriented candidate. The Tax Analyst is primarily responsible for the Canadian and International income tax compliance functions.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation of monthly income tax provision, current and deferred
  • Preparation of tax rate reconciliation and deferred tax asset/liabilities analysis
  • Preparation of tax returns for Canadian corporations and partnerships
  • Liaison with Canada Revenue Agency auditors
  • Assist with the contract review and approval process
  • Assist with the withholding tax process
  • Assist with tax component of annual budgeting process including cash tax installment forecasts
  • Assist with Tax planning
  • Coordination of monthly tax installments and other tax payments
  • Other tax compliance and/or tax research as issues arise

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-7 years financial and/or accounting experience required
  • Enrolled in CICA In-Depth Tax Course I, II and III (is an asset)
  • Chartered Accountant designation or equivalent
  • Experience with tax provisions and tax financial reporting
  • Experience with surplus calculations and foreign affiliate rules
  • Excellent Excel skills is required

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Oil and gas industry experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of SAP desirable
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communications skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Able to take initiative and self-motivation

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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Senior Accountant

Looking for Senior Accountant in Regina Saskatchewan with one of Mining Industry.

This position is responsible for full-cycle accounting, overseeing accounts payable duties, and budgeting and will work with the corporate accounting team based in Vancouver. This is a fastpaced role that requires the individual to be able to multi-tasking, hands on, and detail oriented.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, this person will be responsible for all day to day accounting functions for the company as well as other duties including but not limited to:

  • Perform full cycle accounting duties which include but not limited to bookkeeping, monthend closing, accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, employee expense reports, and payroll duties
  • Preparation of month-end closing activities including, but not limited to, month-end and quarter-end variance analysis, bank reconciliations, preparation of balance sheet continuity schedules, month-end journal entries, and accruals
  • Work with Vancouver accounting team monthly, quarterly and annually to develop accurate and timely accounting reports
  • Assist accounting manager with notes to the IFRS financial statements and MD&A as needed 
  • Reconcile monthly inter-company transactions and expense allocations
  • Provide other financial information and requests from senior management
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and monthly budget-variance report
  • Work closely with project team to ensure construction and project completes within budget
  • Work with project team to ensure proper accounting and internal controls are maintained on a company-wide basis
  • Provide support to external auditors’ queries and information request.
  • Preparation of GST returns, WCB and assist with other tax returns as require.
  • May involve in other duties and ad hoc assignments 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Full cycle accounting experience is required
  • Experience with mining / construction or industrial operation is preferred
  • Working experience in a public company is an asset
  • 5-10 years in an accounting role with 2 or more years in an intermediate or senior level
  • Familiar with Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting) is a must.
  • Strong command of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting / business or related discipline
  • An accounting designation is preferred, but candidates with equivalent experience will be considered
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Travel to site as required 

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Accounting Manager III

We have an immediate opening for a Accounting Manager III for a Six Month assignment in Brooklyn, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree required.
  • Knowledge of Onesource tax provision system
  • Master in Taxation, CPA and/or JD is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of income tax accounting principles, tax laws/regulations and standards for preparation of income tax returns.
  • Experience coaching and challenging a team
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and strong time management skills.
  • Committed to meeting deadlines.
  • Strong communications skills.

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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Business Analyst III

We have an immediate opening for a  Business Analyst III for a Six Month assignment in Schenectady, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Skills:

  • Experience with Excel Spreadsheet
  • Experience with tracking services troubleshooting data
  • Experience with inputting missing data
  • Experience with Tableau Reporting Tool.
  • Experience in Data Collection
  • Experience with Excel (Pivot Tables; Vlook up or Tableau)

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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Billing Coordinator

We have an immediate opening for a Billing Coordinator on a 2-month assignment extension beyond, in Houston, Texas, USA.

Responsibilities:

  • For Aviation Billing – Processing Accounts Payable invoices in a timely and accurate manner while working with Vendors externally & other departments internally to resolve any keying delays. Accuracy and timeliness are imperative.
  • Determine differences between types of vendor invoices and billing documents. Analyze critical information on documents and process accordingly using correct method in system. 
  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices from suppliers and any source documents received for billing purposes. 
  • Validate SO/BSA/Trip setup information in system to determine if invoice is valid. 
  • Identification and escalation of issues regarding billing and payment discrepancies to Senior Financial Operations Coordinator or Manager of Financial Operations. 
  • Follow document management procedures as outlined by the Imaging Department. 
  • Responsible for expediting information from vendors for timely billing. 
  • Responsible to ensure invoices have been processed and follow-up on vendor disputes. 
  • Must be a team player with a willingness to work well with internal/external customers to resolve billing issues. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, due to various interactions with vendors and internal department

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.

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Expense Administrator (A/P)

We’re the Ian Martin Group, one of North America’s most reputable and progressive recruiting companies, with 100+ employees, and offices all around Canada, the USA, and India. 

We’ve been in the business of technical and executive recruiting for more than fifty years – and it’s not just about finding people to fill jobs. We see a world with each and every person pursuing meaningful work. And we’re chasing it with all we’ve got! 

Expense Administrator (A/P)  (Contract Position)

As our new expense administrator, your primary goal is to prepare and pay all contractor expenses in a timely and accurate manner, and become a trusted member of our accounting team. 

Your strong attention to detail will be your biggest asset in this role, as well as the high level of care that you bring to all that you do. Whether you’re working with taxes, processing payments, corresponding with contractors, or assisting with month-end closing and reconciliations, you set high standards for your work. You’re also curious, with a hunger to learn. You love asking questions and digging in deep to find out more about whatever you’re doing. 

In a business like ours, you can make a big impact. You’re a self-starter, motivated by efficiency, so you’re always looking for ways to improve accounting processes. Here, your voice will be heard, and we’ll value your input. 

Working with our accounts payable team in our Oakville Head Office, the expense administrator will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of large volumes of employee and contractor expense reports, including:

  • Downloading and auditing expense reports from on-line expense applications
  • Auditing and review of expenses for approvals, corresponding receipts, correct tax amounts and compliance with expense policies
  • Adjustments and data entry of expense details
  • Communication and training with internal and external employees and contractors regarding expense claims and payments
  • Matching Vendor/Contractor invoices to approved work orders
  • Assisting with processing contractor payments

What’s it like to work at the Ian Martin Group? 

This year we were named number 2 on the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute, and 96% of our employees agreed with the statement that “this is a great place to work”. We think that says a lot! 

The Ian Martin Group is also a certified B Corp (ever heard of that?). B stands for Benefit, which means that our purpose goes beyond profits as we operate to benefit all our stakeholders and meet higher standards of social and environmental impact than the average company. 

We’re also notorious fun lovers – baseball tournaments, lake cruises, charity BBQs – we’ve even done indoor skydiving together. 

The Details

This is a six-month contract position with an annual target salary of $40,000 – $45,000 and lots of cool perks. 

You’ll work Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5 pm.

What are we looking for? 

Essential to success in this role will be your love for helping people, and incredible customer service abilities. In addition, these qualifications will help you stand out: 

  • Experience with processing expenses and invoices
  • Detail oriented and with the ability to handle large volumes of transactions
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees and contractors
  • Above average computer skills including Excel
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics GP for the purpose of accounting/accounts payable is an asset
  • Diploma or certificate in accounting is an asset 

 

 

 

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