Sr Financial Analyst

Job Title: Sr Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: CAD40 - CAD50 per hour
Start Date: 2019-10-06
Reference: BH-116106-1
Contact Name: Paola Castillo
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2019 15:47

Job Description

Sr Financial Analyst             

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst a 12 month contract in Calgary, AB. The shift is Monday to Friday 8 hours per day.


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


  • Perform various monthly/quarterly variance analysis and reporting including: management summary, daily margin analysis, business unit, operational, capital, and ad hoc
  • Work with the business to identify and assist in implementation of corrective actions to close variances
  • Contribute to strategic planning, investment decisions, budgeting, and forecasting activities for the department
  • Ensure timely, accurate, and high-quality information flows smoothly to others
  • Provide financial information in support of business KPI's & 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
  • Support 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 Business/Accounting or equivalent area
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in business/financial analysis, preferably in the Oil & Gas Industry-Downstream
  • Solid knowledge of SAP or ERP financial reporting systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications including advanced proficiency in Excel capabilities and strong use of PowerPoint
  • 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 under 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

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