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Accounting Student

Date: May 13, 2019

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)

Why you should join us:

Co-op positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and important work experiences to help enable you to determine where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

You will have the opportunity to develop key accounting and finance skills, as well as personal capabilities and relationships in an encouraging work environment.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Perform month-end and quarter-end duties such as preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and investigating variances
  • Support lease and fixed commission setup, administration, payment and governance
  • Obtain a deep understanding of Suncor’s downstream retail and wholesale accounting processes and procedures
  • Respond to inquiries from internal and external partners
  • Identify and support implementation of process improvements
  • Support and shadow other Accounting and Finance functions as needed

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 2nd or 3rd year Accounting or Finance program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available)
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel (pivot tables and V-lookups)
  • Experience with SAP in an office environment is an asset
  • Bilingual proficiency in French is an asset
  • You are a self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset who is results oriented and motivated by accuracy
  • You have the passion and dream to pursue a professional designation (CPA, etc.)
  • You collaborate in order to achieve the best results and deliver the best outcome
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Downstream head office in Mississauga, located at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • This is a 4 or 8 month work term, from September 2019 to December 2019 or April 2020, with a preference for an 8 month term

Why Suncor?

Start your career at Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads

Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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