Suncor Energy

Calgary, Alberta
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Co-op Student, Accounting and Finance

Across Canada
Summer, Co-op

Job Overview

Working within our various finance departments, you will be given the opportunity to develop key accounting and finance skills, as well as personal capabilities in a supportive work environment. We have a number of opportunities including: corporate accounting, financial accounting, treasury banking, master data, finance and planning, performance analysis, renewable energy or credit risk.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting - compiling information and numbers, preparing presentations and performing variance analysis
  • Perform month-end and quarter-end duties such as preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and investigating variances
  • Support treasury banking and credit risk working with a diverse group of clients and customers
  • Develop, build, maintain, and document internal controls
  • Obtain an understanding of Suncor's business processes and procedures as well as involvement in various projects

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Currently enrolled full-time in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of an accounting or finance program at an accredited university and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Attach your transcripts with your application to be considered; please clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated computer application knowledge with advanced understanding of Excel (pivot tables, V-lookups)
  • You are a self-starter who is results oriented, with driven by accuracy and continuous improvement
  • Strong communication, and customer relationship skills
  • Ability to work collectively in a team environment with a willingness to learn and show initiative
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it

Working Conditions

  • These positions will be based in Alberta for a eight or twelve month work term beginning May 2018

Why Suncor
Start your career at one of Canada's leading companies. Suncor looks for people who have the best to offer, and provides the same in return. We are committed to sustainable, ethical growth - Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.

As stewards of valuable natural resources, we have the opportunity – and responsibility – to help build a better future. By supporting resilience, skill development and social well-being in the communities around us, we strive to create shared value and benefit for all involved.

Our employees are passionate and proud about giving back to the communities where they live and work. Their involvement makes a difference in helping to build sustainable communities. 

Through programs like SunCares, supported by Suncor and the Suncor Energy Foundation, we inspire our employees and retirees to contribute to social well-being, support the causes that are important to them and help us all work together to strengthen our communities and create energy for a better world.

Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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