Accounting Technician - Oil/Energy

Calgary, ALBERTA | 16 days

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Kelly Services

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Job Description

Kelly Services' Energy industry client is seeking a professional Accounting Technician for a one-year contract role working in their Calgary office location. We are seeking candidates with 3-5 years of related experience (oil & gas downstream is a strong asset!) working with inventory, using accounting software and MS Excel. Please read on for more details - qualified candidates are asked to apply today, deadline to apply is September 17th.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for accounting and managing the inventory component of our client's owned fuel sold at retail gas stations across Canada. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about downstream oil and gas accounting procedures.


  • Ensure tasks related to billing and associated controls are completed daily and on time
  • Prepare monthly inventory reconciliations and analyze and report on variances
  • Prepare journal entries to record prepaid tax, cost, and inventory adjustments
  • Prepare sales margin analysis
  • Update process documentation and perform system testing as required
  • Assist with accounting inquiries related to Retail and Canadian Products Marketing from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with special projects within the Downstream Accounting business unit

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting education and professional experience in clerical, customer service, or administration
  • Previous experience working with inventory
  • Previous experience using accounting software such as Simply Accounting, Quickbooks or JD Edwards
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Strong Excel skills and solid skills with other Microsoft products

Asset Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience with SAP FICO
  • Previous experience working within Downstream Oil & Gas


  • Dependent on experience - open to discussion/negotiation

Qualified applications please select "Apply Now/Online", alternately you may email your resume to

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