Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets

Location: Calgary AB Posted Date: May 16, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2019-9257 Careermine Job Id: 1774224
Job Description

Location: CA-AB-Calgary
Load Term: Full Time
Employer ID: 2019-9257

Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets - Calgary, AB

Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Located at our office in South Calgary, and reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting, this position requires cross-department and cross-business unit interaction as well as direct and indirect leadership . Nutrien is a dynamic multi-national public company, who's purpose is to Grow Our World From the Ground Up.

Key Tasks:
  • Oversight of Fixed Asset disclosure and reporting
  • Lead the consolidation of Fixed Assets for 2 ERPs
  • Lead a team of 2 Fixed Asset Accountants
  • Review, oversight and support in the preparation of:
    • Monthly schedules and account reconciliations
    • Daily and month end FX rate review
    • Compliance activities
  • Lead the annual period 13 process (close of books in SAP)
  • Provide financial analysis and disclosure information to the external reporting group supporting both quarterly and annual financial statement preparation
  • Provide technical assistance to other professional members of the Corporate and SBU Controllers groups and in the application of complex accounting issues; including researching accounting and reporting issues as they arise and staying abreast of IASB and FASB developments
  • Support on-going continuous improvement initiatives and projects as required, including proactively participating in identification and development of more efficient, value-add processes
  • Assistance with the annual period 13 process (close of legal entity books in SAP )

  • Results orientation, with ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong attention to details combined with the ability to see the big picture
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem solving and decision making capability
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Pro-active approach to identifying issues &/or potential for improvement, and taking ownership to resolve
  • Experience using the finance module in a sophisticated ERP (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and consolidation system (BPC, Hyperion, Cognos, SAP Group Reporting, etc.) would be considered an asset

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 6 – 10 years of work experience, more specifically financial accounting or reporting experience, preferably in a public company
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) with minimum 6 years of post-qualification experience
  • Experience with data and variance analysis, including researching causes and providing clear explanations
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.