Financial Accountant

Oil & Gas


Roneta is a premier specialized executive search and staffing firm. Our teams work with intermediate through executive professionals. Typical opportunities include CFO, Controller, HR Manager, Tax Manager, Internal Audit, Commercial Manager, Senior Accountant, Financial Analyst, Senior Production/JV Accounting and Business Development. Our opportunities include permanent employment and both short and long-term contracts.

Our Calgary based oil & gas company is currently looking to add a Financial Accountant to their team. This is a permanent position reporting to the Controller.


Our client is a small successful private oil & gas company.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Controller and have a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements and corresponding management reports
  • Coordinating the preparation of all financial statement entries, reconciling accounts, operating accrual preparation (revenue, royalties, transportation, operating expense), depletion calculation, asset retirement obligation, etc. and analyzing results
  • Preparing various tax filings (GST, T5’s, NR4’s) and government reporting (ESTMA)
  • Coordination of external audits
  • Accounting (IFRS) research and implementation of new accounting policy
  • Running month-ends and year-ends and general ledger maintenance
  • Recording all bank transactions / bank reconciliations / property tax / insurance
  • Administering electronic payments.
  • Managing accounts receivable invoicing for the Company
  • Approving journal entries
  • Generating management reports for Operations
  • Working with the Controller to ensure all internal controls are being adhered to
  • Working closely with the Joint Venture and Production Accounting groups and providing guidance as needed
  • Collaborating with other departments and staff to troubleshoot and problem solve


  • CPA designation with public practice experience
  • Preference of 1-3 years post designation experience
  • Experience with upstream oil and gas industry
  • IFRS exposure
  • Experience with Qbyte FM preferred, strong Excel a must
  • An understanding of joint venture accounting and production accounting would be beneficial
  • enthusiastic, energetic individual with outstanding communication, organization and people skills


To apply, please email us your resume, attached, in confidence to mike.buckner@roneta.comPlease include the title of this position in the email subject line.  We prefer resume files as .doc or .rtf; pdf acceptable.