Senior Financial Accountant
Touchstone Exploration Inc. - Calgary, AB

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Touchstone Exploration Inc. is a Canadian public junior oil and gas company focused on international operations and is one of the largest on-shore oil producers in Trinidad. Through its subsidiary Territorial Services Limited, Touchstone is engaged in the exploration and development of its oil properties in Trinidad. Our phenomenal growth has been based on a balanced approach to exploration and acquisitions, combined with an emphasis on cost-effective operations.

Touchstone recognizes the value of its employees and in return offers an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, bonus plan eligibility, stock option plan, competitive vacation entitlement and comprehensive benefits package. Touchstone is not only committed to the well-being of its employees and the environment, but also to the local communities in which we operate, which is why Touchstone is highly involved in local charities and community service.

For additional information, please see our corporate website

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Reports to: Controller/Chief Financial Officer

- Prepare financial calculations and analysis, journal entries, account reconciliations and supporting schedules
- Assist with the preparation of quarterly/annual reports including external financial statements, MD&A and annual securities filings
- Oversee the relationship with audit field staff to ensure the annual audit, quarterly reviews and ad-hoc non audit work are completed effectively and efficiently
- Review, test and document management controls over business processes, exploring weaknesses and opportunities for process improvements
- Assist with company transfer pricing program and corporate tax compliance
- Collect, analyze and review information required to prepare operating and capital budgets
- Monitor and analyze the capital expenditure and AFE process
- Complete various other monthly financial reports for senior management review

- A recognized accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA)
- Three years of related experience in a corporate reporting environment or senior accounting role
- Accounting experience in the oil and gas industry is an asset
- Understanding and application of IFRS and Securities standards
- Understanding of consolidations, financial processes and internal controls
- Must be willing to travel internationally
- Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities
- Highly organized with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and present information to senior level executives and managers