Intermediate Accountant

Irving Oil - Saint John, NB (13 months ago)

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Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.

What you can expect in a typical day
The Intermediate Accountant is a key team member of our team who assists in producing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for Irving Oil.

What you’ll need to succeed

Review monthly recurring and complex ad hoc journal entries.
Participate in monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes.
Review complex account reconciliations and associated due diligence.
Review monthly financial statements and follow up on queries.
Answer questions related to tax queries and supporting the tax provision process.

Help with internal and external auditor requests.
Work closely with Operations, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, and other groups.
Assist with adhoc financial analyses (e.g. audit support working papers).
Investigate complex accounting issues and implement appropriate changes.
Assist junior staff with their development.
Professional skills

Strong oral and written communication skills.
Able to think analytically and critically; able to recognize and solve problems.
Very client focused; collaborative mindset and can work within a team.
Experience processing and recording complex financial transactions.
Strong attention to detail.
Intermediate proficiency with MS Excel.
Experience with Oracle an asset.
Excellent organizational skills, time management and ability to work on multiple projects at one time in a fast paced environment.

Travel is not a requirement for this position.

Education and experience

Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting.
Professional designation e.g. CA, CMA, CGA, CPA, preferred.
3+ years of experience in accounting.
Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

Job Requirements - Work Experience

Job Requirements - Education

Bachelors: Accounting

Saint John, NB