Senior Accountant, External Reporting - Temporary

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Calgary, AB
Job Code: 353
# of openings: 1



AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power, and regulated utilities. We have, and continue to build, a solid portfolio of assets to serve producers and to provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. We continuously strive to build dynamic teams to support our future growth. We provide opportunity, challenge and competitive compensation within a positive work environment that motivates people to build careers within our company. AltaGas’ success is driven by a skilled team of more than 1700 employees.

Rapid expansion of our business has created a wide range of career opportunities for qualified individuals. If you want to work for a company that offers work/life balance, financial assistance to support continuous learning and growth, and that has a solid track record of success with an achievement-oriented organizational culture, AltaGas may be the right company for you.


Reporting to the Manager, External Reporting, this temporary position is responsible for the accurate and timely accounting, analysis and reporting of financial results. 


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare publicly disclosed U.S GAAP financial statements (including notes, supporting schedules, etc)
  • Lead analysis of accounting issues and prepare technical accounting analysis under U.S. GAAP
  • Understand  and document various complex accounting topics (i.e. pension accounting, financial instruments, share options, etc)
  • Complete month-end financial reporting tasks as required
  • Prepare other continuous disclosure documents such as pro-forma financial statements and Business Acquistion Reports, and the Annual Information Form
  • Produce clear documentation that supports reporting needs and audit processes
  • Liaise with external and internal auditors
  • Coordinate information requests for quarterly reporting
  • Lead SEC disclosure requirements, such as review of EDGAR html proofs, and XBRL tagging
  • Maintain processes and internal controls over financial reporting to support the CEO and CFO certification
  • Lead the implementation of changes and enhancements to the reporting process
  • Keep up to date with accounting standards under U.S. GAAP and analyze impact of new accounting standards
  • Conduct accounting research and prepare technical memos as required
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects


  • Confident, detail oriented and enthusiastic team player with superior interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Accounting related designation (CPA) with a minimum of seven years experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce (finance or accounting)
  • Knowledge of financial systems (e.g. JDE and Hyperion) would be an asset
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities, regularly taking on new responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department by clicking the link below.


We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.



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