Optiema consultative thinking
Manager, Financial Accounting & Reporting
Posted On: 1/2/2014
Close Date: 1/20/2014
Position Title: Manager, Financial Accounting & Reporting

Reports to: VP Financial & Operational Accounting, Cash Management & IT

Key Accountability:

Under the direction of the VP Financial & Operational Accounting, Cash Management & IT this role provides the Financial Accounting & Cash Management group with leadership in IFRS and US GAAP accounting standards, preparation of financial statements, purchase & sale accounting, hedge accounting preparation of budgets, banking & cash management and independent auditor coordination.


This position requires a keen attitude, high level of energy, ability to learn quickly, a talent for positive communication and strong interpersonal skills, an ability to multi-task and an excellent attention to detail. The candidate must be flexible and versatile for this busy, team oriented environment, especially surrounding financial month-end, quarterly and year-end deadlines. The candidate will have a CA designation, a minimum of 5 years experience in the oil & gas industry supervising a team, interacting with external auditors, as well as preparing audited financial statements and documents for public disclosure. Experience with tax management and treasury function including banking, cash management practices & policies would be a definite asset. Experience with the following financial systems will be important to achieving success in the role:
1. Qbyte FM
2. Qbyte Outlook
3. Hyperion
4. CS Explorer
5. AFE Navigator
6. Informatica
7. JIBLink
8. Prism

Scope of Responsibility:

1) Supervise a team of 5 people (2 direct reports)
2) Supervise the preparation of Financial Statements
3) Prepare communications on quarterly results and external disclosures
4) Advise on IFRS and US GAAP issues in reporting
5) Communicate with and coordinate independent auditors
6) Advise on purchase & sale/business combination accounting
7) Supervise the banking and cash management activities of the company

Send your Resume for this job posting to career@optiema.com