Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Business Analyst
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Our company, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a 1 year contract to start immediately in Calgary, AB. 

Financial Analyst



Backfill for contractor that was converted to perm



Reporting to the Manager, Finance & Accounting, Canadian Products Marketing, this position will perform business analytical and consolidated financial reporting functions, contribute to business unit initiatives, and function as a liaison on corporate processes with a variety of groups.



  • Responsible for business unit financial reporting, analysis and support
  • Interpret results of business unit reporting and develop qualitative explanations for discussion. Provide consultation to Financial Reporting Accountants as required.
  • Perform various monthly/quarterly variance analysis and reporting including: management summary, daily margin analysis, business unit, operational, capital & ad hoc
  • Work with the business to identify and assist in implementation of corrective actions to close variances
  • Contribute in the strategic planning, investment decisions, budgeting and forecasting activities for the department. Ensure that timely , accurate, and high quality information flows smoothly to others
  • Provide financial information in support of business KPI's and industry benchmarking efforts
  • Prepare project economics/analytics and project post mortems
  • Conduct analysis and modeling in support of long range strategic planning and new initiatives
  • Constantly review and identify processes to improve both system and reporting efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Supporting the business in identifying and managing operational risk within the scope of Downstream accounting
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in ad hoc projects as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting of Business
  • A minimum of 2 years progressive experience in business/financial analysis
  • Solid knowledge of SAP or ERP financial reporting systems
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications including advanced Excel capabilities and strong use of PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven communicator
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter able to perform broad guidelines on delivery
  • Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal and team skills
  • Ability to apply innovation and initiative to problem-solving and trend analysis



  • CMA, CPA, or CFA Designations would be an asset
  • Experience in Downstream Oil & Gas


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.