Calgary, Alberta

Accounting Co-op Student - Finance-Risk Mgmt & Internal Controls

Sep 30, 2016
Calgary, Alberta
Student Jobs, Co-op
Company Overview

A global energy leader with an exciting future 

Nexen is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in some of the world’s most significant basins, including the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands, and shale gas.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen is better positioned than ever to realize our central purpose – creating value by responsibly supplying the energy that fuels people’s lives. While ownership has changed, our purpose, values and principle-based approach to doing business, remain unaltered. Our high standards of integrity and governance have earned us a global reputation for valuing the big picture: people, safety and the environment. Your contributions are rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package and a healthy work-life balance, and training that will open doors to your future.

Student Opportunities

At Nexen, we have new graduate and student employee development programs that accelerate your career and allow you to step in, step up and stand out.  During your work term, you will gain practical experience, develop technical skills to complement your academic learning, and gain exposure to future opportunities at Nexen.  To be eligible for our co-op student program, you must be enrolled in a co-op/intern program sponsored by an accredited post-secondary institution.

Location & Business Unit Overview

Calgary, Alberta

• You may be eligible to receive relocation assistance.

Position Overview

Start Date: January 2nd, 2017;
Work Term Length: 12 months;
Education: 3rd, or 4th year Accounting, Finance, or Economics student;
Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a formal co-op/internship program with their post-secondary institution;
Number of positions available: 1;
Business Unit: Finance-Risk Mgmt & Internal Controls;

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities will involve working with staff auditors in both an ad hoc and team member capacity, and will include:

• Participating in the planning and execution of internal audits and advisory projects utilizing a risk based approach;
• Executing assigned audit duties including assisting with interviewing clients, documenting interviews, assessing/testing business processes and controls, developing practical recommendations and documenting of audit results in the Internal Audit management system
• Assisting with administration of the Internal Audit management system;
• Assisting with information gathering and presentations for Internal Audit;
• Assisting other Corporate Audit departments on an ad hoc basis;
• Assisting with special projects and opportunities;
• Working with divisional representatives when required;



• Eligible to work in Canada;

Additional Skills

• Strong safety mindset;

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

• Excellent computer applications knowledge (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook);

• Strong organizational and team skills

• Motivation to achieve and exceed superior results;

• Strong obligation to accountability;

• Demonstrated effective decision-making skills;

• Innovative with “can do” attitude;

• Values feedback as a learning tool;

• Ability to collaborate without boundaries and align with a team to achieve highest quality results;

Application Information

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Indicate if you are enrolled in a co-op or internship program;
• Include your co-op coordinator's contact information (name, email, phone);
• Indicate if you are available for the full work term;
• Include your GPA and expected graduation date;
• Upload your resume, cover letter, and a copy of your most recent unofficial transcripts as one document.

How to Apply