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Senior Financial Accountant - Oil & Gas

Calgary, AB
Our mid-sized Oil & Gas client has an opening for a Corporate Financial Accountant. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for various accounting projects with the ability to span integration of operational and financial accounting.

Key responsibilities of the Financial Accountant:
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements including note disclosure
  • Track payments to governments in preparation of annual Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA) reporting and coordination of the audit
  • Responsible for the recording and analysis of orphan levy, AER admin fees and property tax
  • Coordinate information requirements for annual insurance renewal
  • Assist with the coordination of the annual audit
  • Preparation of tax working papers for Canadian jurisdictions
  • Assist in the documentation and implementation of accounting processes and internal controls
  • Research and implement IFRS accounting practices
  • Property analysis for A & D due diligence
  • Other related responsibilities and reporting projects
Qualifications of the Financial Accountant:
  • A minimum of 10 years of oil and gas accounting experience
  • Reporting requirements and IFRS accounting research would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of Qbyte systems including Financial Management (FM), Optix Reporting, CS Land, P2 AFE or equivalent AFE system are essential
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and proficient with Microsoft Word
  • An accounting designation with exposure to IFRS accounting practices
  • Self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Attention to detail
If you are interested in this Financial Accountant position and have the above qualifications, please submit your resume via our website at www.meritasrecruiting.com.  Thank you!
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