Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-13
Reference: BH-113687
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 17:57

Job Description

Our company, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a 1 year contract to start immediately in Calgary, AB. 

Financial Analyst



Backfill for contractor that was converted to perm



Reporting to the Manager, Finance & Accounting, Canadian Products Marketing, this position will perform business analytical and consolidated financial reporting functions, contribute to business unit initiatives, and function as a liaison on corporate processes with a variety of groups.



  • Responsible for business unit financial reporting, analysis and support
  • Interpret results of business unit reporting and develop qualitative explanations for discussion. Provide consultation to Financial Reporting Accountants as required.
  • Perform various monthly/quarterly variance analysis and reporting including: management summary, daily margin analysis, business unit, operational, capital & ad hoc
  • Work with the business to identify and assist in implementation of corrective actions to close variances
  • Contribute in the strategic planning, investment decisions, budgeting and forecasting activities for the department. Ensure that timely , accurate, and high quality information flows smoothly to others
  • Provide financial information in support of business KPI's and 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
  • Supporting 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


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting of Business
  • A minimum of 2 years progressive experience in business/financial analysis
  • Solid knowledge of SAP or ERP financial reporting systems
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications including advanced Excel capabilities and strong use of PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven communicator
  • 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 broad guidelines on delivery
  • Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal and team skills
  • Ability to apply innovation and initiative to problem-solving and trend analysis



  • CMA, CPA, or CFA Designations would be an asset
  • Experience in Downstream Oil & Gas


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills