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Scott Land & Lease Ltd.

Senior Accountant



Company Information

Scott Land & Lease Ltd. has six full land service offices operating across a broad range of industries including oil & gas, utilities, renewable energy, infrastructure and telecommunications. We employ more land professionals than any other company making Scott Land the largest land and right-of-way company in Western Canada.

Over the past 25 years, Scott Land has become a leader in the land business inWestern Canadaby employing the talents of many skilled and committed landmen, administrators and support staff who thrive on offering top-notch service to our clients and building a reputation based on quality. Scott Land and Lease offers the diversity, stability and resources of a large company, with the friendly and flexible environment of a small company and we continue to grow with many new and exciting projects coming in daily.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team.  The position reports to the Assistant Controller and will be primarily responsible for assisting the accounting department in all aspects of financial reporting, client trust account reconciliation and accounts receivable management, including collections, to produce accurate and efficient financial reports.

General Summary of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage client trust accounts, transfers and account reconciliations
  • Communicate with customers concerning payment timing and discrepancies
  • Prepare and review journal entries and calculations supporting month-end accounting and reporting
  • Prepare income statement schedules providing analysis and commentary
  • Assist with our annual external audit process
  • Prepare weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Entry of all customer cheques and EFT payments
  • Bank reconciliations for all accounts
  • Assist with new customer credit review and setups
  • Coordinate internally with our primary contact for certain customer payment inquiries
  • Play an active role in developing trust and accounts receivable procedures

Competencies & Skill Set Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, ability to communicate and articulate recommendations
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills and attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Team player who enjoys learning and contributing to team goals


  • Minimum 2 years of proven and progressive accounting experience
  • University or college degree in Accounting
  • Enrollment in the CPA program is encouraged
  • Experience with MS Dynamics SL would be an asset

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Human Resources

Scott Land & Lease Ltd.

Suite 900, Bow Valley Square 1 

202 6th Avenue SW                                                           

Calgary,AB T2P 2R9

Email: careers@scottland.ca

We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Scott Land & Lease Ltd.
Oil & Gas/Mining – Services
Tamara Russell
HR Manager
Posting Date: 02-Aug-2017Oil & Gas/Mining – ServicesAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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