Accountant, External Reporting

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 22727

Reporting to the manager, legal entity reporting, you will support legal entity and monthly financial reporting activities within the Corporate Controller’s group.

  • Prepare legal entity financial statements, including notes and supporting information as required
  • Work with other finance teams and the business to prepare financial statements required under various business agreements
  • Assist with the preparation of segmented and consolidated cash flow statement; including analysis of complex transactions
  • Prepare cross-border tax filings
  • Coordinate legal entity audits
  • Sustain the calculation of Suncor’s tax provision and supporting working papers, as well as support  tax department in accounting treatment and financial statement impact of tax planning strategies
  • Assist in the preparation of external reporting including management discussion and analysis (MD&A) and preparation of regulatory surveys
  • Review materials used for external presentations (ex. Investor updates, Sustainability report, etc.) 

Required Qualifications

  • Three or more years of related work experience
  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting or equivalent education
  • CPA designation
  • Post-designation experience with financial reporting and/or accounting research preferred
  • Oil and gas experience is an asset

  • SAP / Business Warehouse system knowledge is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and non-authoritative leadership skills, with an ability to work with and influence a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a team-based environment that must deliver results within fixed reporting deadlines
  • Ability to approach situations with an attitude of continuous improvement
  • Solid analytical skills, combined with proven interpersonal, written and oral communication abilities
  • Positive attitude, take initiative and to work in a professional and collaborative manner with key partners
  • Ability to think broadly and approach situations with an eye toward continuous improvement

Working Conditions

  • This position is located in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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