FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

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  • Job Category:

    Other
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    30062074

Description

Out client, a large Oil and Gas company, is seeking an experience Financial Accountant for a 12 month contract in Calgary. Reporting to the Supervisor, Finance and Accounting Services, the Financial Accountant will be primarily responsible for the Payments function within our client's overall Accounts Payable team. This role has daily deadlines that must be adhered to and also complies with SOX requirements. On a daily basis the individual will be working closely with Treasury, Accounts Payable, Cash Management, Accounts Receivable and Vendor Master.  If this sounds like an opportunity you would excel at, please apply below.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the processing of daily payments for cheques, wires and electronic fund transfers
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all internal payment related inquiries. Includes the responsibility of managing the AP Payments mailbox and responding to inquiries from the internal organization on a timely basis
  • Investigate and resolve issues identified by Cash Management on the monthly bank reconciliations related to cheque variances, payment clearings and unidentified credits
  • Responsible for approximately 70 account reconciliations at month-end and for resolving any account discrepancies
  • Work closely with Treasury, IS and other business units to improve and streamline the payments process. Includes the responsibility for testing and completing all SAP UAT testing required with respect to the payments process
  • Comply with all SOX requirements, work with auditors on SOX narrative reviews for Trade Payments and provide them will all necessary information and backup
  • Assist with various audit requests for information throughout the year as they pertain to payments processed in SAP
  • Ad-hoc duties and backup support for other coworkers during vacation leave or absences
Candidate Qualifications
  • Business Degree
  • Intermediate accounting or technical background
  • CMA, CGA, CPA enrollment
  • Five years progressive experience in related processing oriented or accounting roles
  • Basic Excel with a willingness to learn more intermediate or advanced functions 
  • Strong unverstanding of SAP and Auditing for Payables
  • Oil and Gas experience
  • 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. 
  • 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

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