Inventory Analyst

Job Title: Inventory Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-03
Reference: BH-121661
Contact Name: Amy Foley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2020 15:49

Job Description

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, a large Oil and Gas producer, has an opportunity for an Inventory Analyst in Saskatoon, SK.  This is a one year contract, starting February 3rd with the possibility of extension.  The individual must be local to the area or have accommodations as there is no LOA or flights.

The main function of the Inventory Analyst is to manage inventory across multiple Canadian Asphalt Terminals; including processing inventory transactions, creating reconciliations, and analyzing variances/trends in inventory.  The analyst will work with field sites to resolve volumetric variances and post adjustments as required.  Some travel will be required to accommodate annual field site visits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inventory management including recording inventory transactions, maintaining book values for inventory, and reconciling book volumes to physical volumes
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve data discrepancies with minimal supervision
  • Provide reporting for inventory as required
  • Inventory pricing/volume reconciliation
  • Accounts payable for inventory purchases including communication with raw material, brokerage, and freight vendors to ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Communicate and attend meetings with various personnel from Manufacturing, Marketing, and other internal/external parties
  • Communicate daily with field site managers
  • Prepare journal entries, adjustments, and reconciliations as required
  • Various ad-hoc transactions and reporting as required
  • Provide support and backfill for senior and intermediate staff in the area of general accounting, forecasting, or budgets and planning
  • Review current documentation and providing updates
MUST HAVE Qualifications:

  • Accounting degree or diploma
  • 2-4 years financial and/or accounting experience
  • Proficiency in the development of MS Excel spreadsheets; a good working knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills in order to identify key issues and appropriate course of action to rectify deficiencies
  • Excellent business writing and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exceptional skills in multi-tasking in a changing environment, often under pressure and within rigid time constraints
  • Exceptional attention to detail and critical thinking
NICE to HAVE Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in volumetric reporting
  • Knowledge of SAP