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Manager, Financial Reporting

Department Control Date Posted 11/17/2016

Position Type Permanent Full Time Reference No. 2016-3193

LocationCentennial Place 520 - 3rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Title:                                Manager, Financial Reporting

Employee Type:                     Permanent, Full Time                            

Reports to:                              Assistant Controller                               

Posting Date:                          February 2, 2016               

Closing Date:                          Open until position is filled

Location:                                 Calgary


Purpose of Role:

To contribute to the success of MEG Energy by providing leadership and technical oversight for all aspects of MEG’s external financial reporting, including responsibility for Consolidated Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”), accounting research, peer analysis, plus oversight and coordination of the Corporation’s internal controls over financial reporting and disclosure controls.


Key Responsibilities:             

    • Directly lead a small group of strong financial professionals

    • Key role in larger Finance organization of +40 employees

    • Responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual Consolidated Financial Statements and MD&A disclosures, including participation in Executive Management reviews and Audit Committee presentation thereof

    • Primary liaison with external auditors

    • Responsible for regular peer analysis and benchmarking activities with respect to financial disclosures

    • Responsible for CSOX requirements including designing and implementing process change to accommodate changing business needs

    • Provide overview of impact of new accounting pronouncements on the Corporation’s business

    • Coordinate initiatives between financial reporting and other relevant areas of the business

    • Seeking continuous improvement of controls and streamlining processes



    • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA – CA) strongly preferred


      Skills and Knowledge:           

    • 15+ years of post-designation experience in the Canadian oil and gas industry

    • Demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities

    • Written and oral communication proficiency

    • In depth knowledge of IFRS and their application within the Canadian oil and gas industry

    • Strong understanding of internal controls



    • Confident, articulate and professional speaking abilities

    • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal and coaching skills

    • Ability to recognize, appreciate, and understand the viewpoints of others

    • Ability to communicate complex financial concepts effectively and professionally

    • Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple projects and tasks within deadlines

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy


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Company Description:


MEG Energy is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. MEG has a large, high-quality resource base – one that we believe holds some of the best in situ resources in Alberta. We are proud to develop and implement innovative technologies that efficiently maximize production while minimizing our environmental impact - an approach that is not only important to our stakeholders, but also to our team at MEG. These include our Diluent Removal Facility and HI-Q® demonstration project. Our company is home to some of the industry’s top talent, boasting decades of experience that span nearly every thermal oil sands project developed in Alberta over the past 20 years. We hire individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all that we do and those who are passionate about responsible energy development.



If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an equal opportunity employer.
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