accounting analyst in calgary

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calgary, alberta
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Are you an accounting professional with previous experience in the Oil and Gas industry? Do you have in-depth knowledge and experience with the month-end accounting process, including the production of management reporting? Would you like the opportunity to further your skills working for a leading Canadian organization? If so, look no further as we have an excellent opportunity for you.

We are currently looking for an Accounting Analyst to support our client, a leading Canadian Oil & Gas firm, in their Calgary Office. In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment, and earn a rate competitive in the industry. As an Accounting Analyst your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

• Prepares month end recurring and non-recurring journal entries, ensures that all relevant financial information is entered into the general ledger system on a timely basis to meet financial cycle reporting timelines.
• Reviews and analyzes the monthly general ledger for reasonableness and accuracy of information and compliance with Company policies and prepares monthly reconciliation for various General ledger accounts.
• Prepares monthly bank reconciliations, follow up and clears outstanding issues on a timely basis.
• As the key General Ledger contact, work with sub-ledger groups and other stakeholders to ensure that all financial reporting requirements are met and any issues / queries are resolved timely.
• Analyzes monthly Treasury reports and prepares reasonability checks and reconciliations for interest expense, loan repayments, debt continuities, cashbooks and money monitors. Works with Treasury to resolve any discrepancies.
• Key user of financial reporting tool for report creation and maintenance to meet ad hoc reporting requirements.
• Prepares audit working papers and assists with coordination of interim and annual audits.
• Assist in training and coaching Accounting Analyst
• Assist with month end management reporting

• Gain experience working for a leading Oil & Gas firm
• Earn a rate competitive within the industry
• Work full time hours on a 12 month assignment
• Calgary AB location

• Minimum 2 to 4 years’ experience in an accounting environment.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong presentation skills
• Excellent problem solving skills and strong orientation to customer service.
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills combined with a results oriented business approach.
• Ability to interpret and translate conceptual agreements/ideas into practice and prepare sensitivity analysis of the earnings impact as well as identify other significant financial implications
• Strong knowledge of GAAP & Internal Control Principles.
• Ability to apply accounting, auditing, tax and regulatory standards and principles.
Nice to Have:
• Strong knowledge of Oracle Financials / Hyperion Financial Management / SmartView would be an asset
• Recently obtained or is working towards a professional accounting designation.
• Working knowledge of US GAAP


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