Senior Accountant

Location: Calgary

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior accountant is a professional accountant providing expertise on all general accounting, internal controls and best practices.

The Senior Accountant is a new position and a member of the 3esi-Enersight’s accounting and finance team, which is responsible for the global accounting, tax, finance and budgeting and planning for the Company. The Senior Accountant recommends and implements change through developing business process improvements, identifying potential risks and is part of a team responsible for operational accounting and financial reporting in accordance with company policy and legislative requirements. This position will assist in preparation of tax returns, annual insurance program and other reports required by government regulations while supporting the Corporate Controller with full stack accounting practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ad hoc projects supporting the Controller through the growth of the company
  • Provide advice, implement and perform general accounting and best practices related to internal controls, and financial and operational system design and integration that will assist in the growth and development of the Company
  • Involvement with monthly management reporting including process and system improvements
  • Involvement with budgeting and forecasting requirements
  • Provide guidance and assistance to other accounting staff with ongoing accounting matters and aiding with daily accounting operations such a banking, account reconciliations and systems specifications
  • Assist with corporate and sales tax compliance and tax provisions
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Review and support junior accountant assignments
  • Complete Ad hoc and special projects as required by management

 Key Competencies:

  • Strong aptitude for financial reporting and corporate reporting
  • Develop a complete understanding of corporate accounting systems, controls and technology
  • Ability to create and coordinate tax plans, tax schedules and remittances
  • Interpersonal, team and communication skills and ability to manage relationships within all levels of the Company
  • Possess strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organization and planning skills with the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to independently lead projects
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills


  •  A professional Accounting Designation
  • University Degree, preferably Business/Accounting
  • 7+ years’ experience performing general accounting functions including account reconciliations and financial statement preparation or support
  • At least 5 years’ experience functioning at an intermediate to senior level
  • Exposure to US GAAP an asset
  • Previous Audit, or Software Industry experience an asset

Our Values:

3esi-Enersight operates by core values that define our actions and how we behave:

  • We demand quality in everything we do
  • We provide exceptional customer service
  • We inspire innovation
  • We act with integrity and respect
  • We empower and recognize contribution.

We will provide you with:

  • Respect for your ideas
  • Challenges to help you grow and contribute
  • Ownership of your responsibilities
  • An environment to collaborate and learn
  • A fun work place full of great, talented people
  • Opportunities to show off your own expertise and initiative as you grow your career