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Plains Midstream Canada

Fixed Assets Accountant (9 Month Term Position)


Posted 28 Days AgoAD-004-1561664

Company Information

Plains Midstream Canada is engaged in LPG marketing, production and storage in Canada and the USA.  Plains is also active in crude oil gathering, transportation and marketing activities within Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.  Fueled by our strong management team and dedicated employee base, Plains has sustained strong growth and has aggressive development plans for the future.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

Job Description

Plains Midstream Canada is currently looking for a talented accounting professional to fill a nine month term position as Fixed Asset Accountant. As a member of the Fixed Assets group, this role will assist in all aspects of the accounting and reporting processes as they relate to the company’s capital assets.  This role will report to the Manager, Fixed Assets.  

The successful candidate will be eligible for company benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, vacation, flex days and completion bonus.


  • Account for capital assets including assessment of capital treatment, asset retirement obligations, additions, disposals and depreciation

  • Manage the AFE process

  • Maintain compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures regarding fixed assets

  • Ensure processes adhere to the Company’s Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Develop and maintain reports on the Company’s capital expenditures

  • Review of all leases to ensure that they are accounted for properly (capital versus operating)

  • Provide research assistance for information requests from other departments and external auditors

  • Knowledge of US GAAP regarding capital accounting and related public disclosure


  • University degree in accounting or finance and a professional accounting designation

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting and fixed asset accounting would be a benefit

  • Strong independent thinker with a mindset for process improvement

  • Excellent communication skills

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume prior to March 2, 2018, to:

We thank all interested candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Plains Midstream Canada
Oil & Gas/Mining – Services