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Gran Tierra Energy Inc.

Manager, Financial Reporting



Company Information

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Gran Tierra is incorporated and traded in the United States, and operates in South America.  The Company currently holds interests in producing and prospective properties in Colombia, Brazil, and Peru. Gran Tierra is focused on its existing portfolio of assets in Colombia and will pursue new growth opportunities throughout Colombia, leveraging the Company’s financial strength. In addition, Gran Tierra intends to expeditiously review the optimum path to maximize shareholder value for prior investments in Peru and Brazil.

Job Description


Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position is primarily accountable for the preparation of external financial reporting in a fast paced and growing international oil and gas company. The ideal candidate will have minimum three (3) years of experience with a public accounting firm.


Responsabilities include:

  • Lead the management of Gran Tierra’s external financial reporting and disclosure;

  • Lead the completion of Gran Tierra’s financial statements and related notes, including interim and annual consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with USGAAP, subsidiary financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS or other local GAAP for tax and legal compliance and pro forma or carve-out financial statements as required for filings with securities commissions.

  • Research and assess the impact of business developments, new accounting standards, including US GAAP and IFRS, and new securities regulations on financial reporting and disclosure. Prepare related technical accounting memos/position papers. This includes maintaining a strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SEC requirements surrounding accounting issues and their disclosure;

  • Manage the implementation of relevant accounting standards, including the delivery of necessary training;

  • Liaise and manage information requests with external auditors during interim reviews and annual audits;

  • Lead the completion of the financial sections of other disclosure documents such as Gran Tierra’s quarterly earnings press release, corporate presentations, SEC Form 10-K and 10Q, reserves disclosure (SEC and Canadian Form 51-101F1) and any debt or equity offering documents;

  • Prepare management’s communication to Gran Tierra’s audit committee;

  • Manage information requests from Garn Tierra’s SOX auditors;

  • Assist with the review of USGAAP calculations and other information;

  • Assist in debt and equity offerings and mergers and acquisitions;

  • Assist in ensuring Gran Tierra is compliant with disclosure controls and procedures and related internal controls over financial reporting


Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Adaptable to change

  • Designated accountant with minimum three (3) years of experience with a public accounting firm

  • Working knowledge of USGAAP and IFRS is beneficial

  • Knowledge and experience with a public company and US and Canadian securities regulatory filings is an asset.

  • Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage several project deadlines concurrently

  • Ability to travel is preferred


To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@grantierra.com.

Contact Information

Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
Oil & Gas/Mining – Exploration and Development
Posting Date: 12-Jun-2017Oil & Gas/Mining – Exploration and DevelopmentAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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