Temporary Corporate Accountant

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Calgary, AB
Job Code: 468
# of openings: 1




Why work at AltaGas?

We’re a leading energy infrastructure company with a footprint in some of North America’s most strategic energy markets. Our strategy is simple: to leverage the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses, and to new markets around the world.

To make this happen, we have a talented team of people who are safely and reliably operating our assets in every corner of North America. We’re incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to act with integrity, strive for operational excellence, and go the extra mile for our customers and the communities we serve. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.


How do you fit in?

Reporting to the Manager Corporate Accounting, this temporary position is responsible for providing timely and accurate recording of monthly transactions, preparation of monthly checks and balances, delivery of financial information and analytics to interested parties, while maintaining effective internal controls.


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Prepare and enter accounting entries for the Corporate segment
  • Prepare legal entity accounting
  • Prepare account reconciliations for select balance sheet accounts
  • Identify and prepare adjusting/correcting entries through the account reconciliation and check processes
  • Undertake the monthly consolidation checks
  • Provide consolidated variance analysis discussion
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial information deliverables
  • Liaison to our subsidiaries
  • Maintaining effective internal controls for the Corporate team
  • Identify process improvements and areas for efficiencies
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects


What you must have:

  • Confident, detailed oriented and enthusiastic team player with superior interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Bachelor of Commerce (finance or accounting)
  • Accounting related designation (CPA) would be an asset
  • Proficient in the application of GAAP principles including US GAAP and IFRS
  • Knowledge of financial systems (e.g. JDE and Hyperion) would be an asset
  • Advanced or intermediate knowledge in Microsoft applications especially Excel
  • Ability to adhere to timelines and other milestones
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities, and comfortable with taking on new responsibilities
  • Ability to work with diverse and cross-functional teams and commit to team success


Where you’ll be working:

This position will be located in our Head Office in downtown Calgary, AB. To learn more about our organization please visit AltaGas 101.


Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!

To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the button below or visiting www.altagas.ca/careers .


We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.

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