Senior Financial Specialist (Calgary, AB) (19399) Calgary Region, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry. Turn to Weatherford for attentive service and Tactical Technology™ designed to maximize the value of your oil and gas assets. The change will do you goodSM
Weatherford is currently looking for a Senior Financial Specialist for our Calgary office.  The job consists of the following responsibilities but not limited to: 
General Accounting and Financial Reporting and Analysis - Monthly/Quarterly

  •    Perform accounting and analytical tasks associated with monthly, quarterly and annual financial close
  •     Perform control functions in support of SOX internal controls
  •     Review Balance Sheet reconciliations
  •     Reconcile and review foreign exchange calculations on a monthly basis for Canada, USA
  •     Support groups expense analysis
  •     Prepare and monitor revenue accruals
  •     Prepare journal entries and review journal entries for USA and Canada done by Accenture
  •     Calculate and review monthly current and future income tax provisions
  •     Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for corporate head office
  •     Coordinate and respond to external and internal auditor enquiries
  •     Additional tasks and projects as required
  •     Special projects as required in support of Finance initiatives

  Management Reporting

  •     Monthly monitoring and validation of all Region Hyperion schedules, as populated by financial and operations accounting groups, to ensure accurate and complete
  •     Generate, review, and distribution of revenue-by-customer information.
  •     Control of all post close Hyperion journal entries and supplemental adjustments
  •     Additional tasks and projects as required

  Budgeting & Forecasting
    Assist in preparation and consolidation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts for the Support Groups and balance sheet

  Annual Reporting

  •     Assist in preparation of legal entity financial statements
  •     Coordinate preparation of annual tax reporting package
  •     Coordinate preparation of annual financial reporting package


  •     Accounting Designation
  •     5+  years of progressively senior accounting experience
  •     Strong accounting background with emphasis on analytical and problem solving skills
  •     Advanced Excel skills
  •     Working knowledge of SAP, JDE and Hyperion is an asset
  •     Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  •     Good communication skills both verbal & written
  •     Team player with a positive attitude

Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.