Fixed Assets Accountant (9 Month Term Position)

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.