Operations Accountant

Midstream Oil & Gas


Roneta is a premier specialized executive search and staffing firm. Our team works with intermediate through executive professionals. Typical opportunities include CFO, Controller, HR management, Tax manager, Internal Audit, Senior Accountant, Financial Analyst, Senior Production/JV Accounting. Our opportunities include permanent employment and both short and long term contracts.

Our client is a growing Calgary-based midstream O&G infrastructure company with assets, operations, year-over-year dividend increases, and solid earnings and rates of return on capital.

This hire is due to company growth.


You will primarily work with Revenue Accounting and other groups to create and maintain new and existing customer fee structures and revenue calculations.

• Maintain working knowledge of the company’s commercial & joint venture contracts with specific focus on capital fees, operating expenses, overhead and annual obligations
• Provide support to accounting team with respect to design, set up and implementation of fees and revenue for new commercial contracts
• Review/post monthly revenue journal entries
• Review fee operating expense recoveries and prepare monthly recovery accrual, incorporating revenue, volume and operating cost forecasts
• Prepare annual equalization calculations
• Analyze fees and costs to support business development, financial accounting, engineering, operations, joint venture
• Manage counter party joint venture audits
• Analyze actuals versus budget variances
• Develop and track customer contract obligations, take-or-pay commitments and backstop agreements
• Compute and analyze requests e.g., daily revenue rates, outages and other volume variances, opex cost allocations, average opex rates, producer netbacks
• Assist with collection of accounts receivable
• Maintain database of commercial contracts in CSExplorer
• Act as Finance representative in cross-functional commercial asset team

Assets and operations are typically gas plants and associated gathering systems, pipelines, batteries. Customers are typically O&G upstream producers.

This position reports to the Corporate Controller with a lot of interaction with the CFO and other senior executives.


• BComm or other relevant post-secondary education
• 8+ years of related work experience, e.g., upstream and production O&G JV analysis/accounting, business development, FP&A, operations analysis
• Strong preference for midstream O&G infrastructure fees, revenue analysis, contracts, equalization experience
• Strong preference for experience with O&G software e.g., CS Explorer, JV Nexus, Accumap, Petrinex
• General accounting knowledge, e.g., journal entries, accruals
• Strong MS Excel skills
• Strong data analysis experience
• Experience advising senior executives


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