• Student - Accounting

    Location CA-AB-Calgary
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  • About Cenovus

    We're a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We're committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way.


    Our Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S refineries.


    Our shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

    Work Environment

    This position is for a 4 month term, based in our Calgary head office, beginning in May 2019.

    About this opportunity

    Cenovus is looking for highly motivated and ambitious accounting students to join our team. We have a number of opportunities within our accounting function which could include: corporate accounting, operational accounting, royalty accounting, production accounting, internal audit, SOX compliance, income tax compliance and financial performance and analysis.


    • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting – compiling information, preparing reports and performing analysis
    • Perform various month-end and quarter-end tasks such as preparing journal entries, accruals, reconciling accounts and investigating variance
    • Assist with the preparation of tax returns and elections
    • Develop, maintain, assess and document internal controls
    • Process joint interest billings, surface and mineral lease rentals
    • Compile, manage and report on financial and production data
    • Obtain an understanding of Cenovus’s business processes and procedures as well as involvement in various projects


    • Legally entitled to work in Canada for the duration of your work term; able to produce documentation (e.g. work visa)
    • Available to begin work May 2019
    • 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
    • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (please attach copies of your transcripts)
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Critical thinker and ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced, high-performing, team environment
    • Flexible to changing work demands and ability to prioritize
    • Innovative, with a strong desire to learn and the ability to encourage new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutions
    • Demonstrates collaboration by actively seeking out diverse people and organizations to collectively achieve business goals
    • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Understanding of key safety principles and demonstrated safety leadership

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