Senior Accountant - Asset Management

About Sproule

Sproule is a global energy consulting and advisory firm that helps companies, investors and governments minimize risk and optimize business decisions. Our services help clients create value by increasing shareholder confidence through trusted and independent oil and gas reserves reports, optimizing operational performance and field development strategies, and strategically advising on M&A transactions and evolving energy markets.

Our Asset Management practice team help clients achieve their objectives and maximize returns in a challenging and dynamic oil and gas industry with our experienced team of technical and operations professionals.  Our unique model delivers industry-leading results and custom, cost-effective solutions for challenging oil and gas projects including corporate guidance, strategic advice, optimizing existing operations and asset management for today or through end of life. Exploration and Production (E&P)companies, investors, lenders, government agencies, legal and accounting firms trust Sproule to deliver value-added service and top tier performance.

The Position

Sproule is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Senior Accountant with exploration and production (E&P) experience to join our Asset Management financial accounting team. This position is responsible for oversight of E&P accounting functions, preparation of management reports, financial statements and regulatory reports for assigned clients

Position Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Sr. Manager, Accounting, the Sr. Accountant will complete the following tasks for assigned clients:

  • Oversight and control of accounting functions
  • Preparing accurate management reports, financial statements and regulatory reports 
  • Banking, including cash management and reporting
  • Dealing with credit applications including liaison with banks and counterparts
  • Completing ad-hoc analyses as required by clients and Sproule management including historical analyses and projections
  • Monitoring duties of the Asset Management financial accounting team
  • Preparing statements of adjustment for asset or corporate acquisitions and divestitures
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Liaising with auditors and compilation of audit responses
  • Preparing supporting documents for tax filing
  • Filing GST, T4s, T4s, NR4s etc. as required
  • Other duties as required

 Required Education and Experience

  • CPA designation or nearing completion of the CPA Professional Education Program 
  • 15+ years of oil and gas accounting experience
  • Good working knowledge of oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities.
  • Demonstrates understanding of management and financial reporting requirements in E&P
  • Proficient in oil and gas accounting software (Pandell JV Nexus is preferred) 
  • Expert level proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Powerpoint

Non-technical Required Skills & Competencies

  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with clients, vendors, working interest partners, and staff
  • Capable of building, launching and managing projects and programs
  • Able to manage concurrent clients and competing deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills to achieve efficiency in a busy multi-client environment
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated teambuilding skills that foster an empowered and engaged team
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates a high degree of reliability and accountability
  • Thrives in a lean, fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently and problem solve


This position will work out of Sproule’s office located in Calgary. For more information on our company please visit our website at