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Canadian International Oil Corp.

Financial Accountant



Company Information

CIOC is a Calgary, Alberta based private equity-backed exploration & production company. It is focused on the development and delineation of its >200,000 net acre, contiguous asset base within the oil and liquid-rich windows of the Montney and Duvernay formations. CIOC’s land position is in the heart of some of the most economic plays in North America, and provides a material well inventory for significant growth potential. Current production is over 20,000 boe per day. With a history of high growth, prolific wells, and technical strength, CIOC offers an exciting future.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills and accounting knowledge. The Financial Accountant is an integral member of CIOC’s Accounting & Finance team. This is a challenging position with a broad range of responsibilities including month end close processes, financial statement preparation, and preparation of monthly financial reports for Senior Management and the Board of Directors. Other responsibilities include researching accounting issues and their implications to the financial statements, monitoring business processes and internal controls, and assistance with continuous improvement initiatives. The successful candidate will have acute attention to detail with sound judgement in providing accurate and reliable analysis, and have solid accounting skills.


  • Coordinate and participate in month end processes;
  • Prepare monthly accrual entries and account reconciliations;
  • Assist in preparation of monthly Board and Management reports, including budget and forecast variance analysis;
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and MD&A;
  • Manage and oversee the compilation of working papers to support the financial statement audits/ reviews, and liaison with external auditors;
  • Research accounting issues and monitor changes in IFRS;
  • Monitor business processes and internal controls, ensuring IFRS and C-SOX compliance;
  • Assist in Treasury and business forecasting;
  •  Provide back-up support for responsibilities of the Manager Financial Reporting; and
  • Assist with special and ad hoc projects.


  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Accounting and Chartered Professional Accounting Designation;
  • 3 to 5 years of professional accounting experience, preferably in Oil & Gas, with experience in IFRS;
  • Highly proficient working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Experience with JV Nexus would be beneficial.


  • Proven ability to manage numerous deadlines and responsibilities;
  • Ability to adapt to change and adjust quickly to changing priorities;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment;
  • Self-driven with attention to detail and positive attitude.


If your skills and experience match this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@cioc.com.

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Contact Information

Canadian International Oil Corp.
Oil & Gas/Mining – Exploration and Development
Posting Date: 26-May-2017Oil & Gas/Mining – Exploration and DevelopmentAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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