Career Opportunity

Accounting Summer Student

Openings: 2
Location: Corporate Office Calgary, Alberta, CA
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2018
Posting Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Profession: Accounting & Finance
Experience Level(s): Student
Job Type(s): New Graduate/Campus Recruitment
Education Level(s): University - Bachelors
Job ID: job-862

Position Summary

At ARC, our strong track record of success has been built on our core belief that outstanding people, combined with a great corporate culture creates a winning environment.                                        

ARC Resources Ltd. is currently seeking a dynamic individual to work within our Corporate Accounting Department. The position reports to the Supervisor of Corporate Accounting and the work will touch many different areas within the Accounting discipline. The position requires an organized and motivated individual who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment and take on new challenges regularly. The work terms will commence in early May 2019 and last for approximately a 4-month period. The position will be based in Calgary.


The positions are ideally suited for students entering their 3rd or 4th year Bachelor of Commerce Program, with a preference for those specializing in Accounting. Prior experience is an asset but is not critical. Although training and mentoring will be provided, the successful candidates must be able to work independently within a team environment. The ability to identify, follow through and resolve issues with good communication skills and a strong attention to detail are of utmost importance.

The following responsibilities may apply to the roles:

  • Corporate Accounting:
    • Daily Invoice processing including verification of correct coding and sufficient approvals
    • Uploading invoice information for approvals and recording
    • Processing of cheque requests and donation requests as well as managing cancelled and re-issued cheques
    • Processing of regular monthly payments
    • Assisting the AP Coordinator with AFE reclassification, statement of account review and suspense account reconciliation
    • Managing and processing Property Tax payments
  • Joint Venture Accounting:
    • Review and analyze incoming automated and manual Joint Interest Billings
    • Verify working interest being billed
    • Confirm Authorization for Expenditures are active and not overspent
    • Confirm coding to cost centers and General Ledger accounts
    • Confirm overhead and fee-based charges agree to contract terms
    • Review operating costs for any exception items
    • Manage billing disputes and respond in a timely fashion
    • Review, process and respond to partner queries on Operated Joint Interest Billings utilizing joint interest billing application
    • Prepare journal entries to reverse incorrectly booked costs to ARC’s working interest partners
    • Ensure partners are paid promptly by monitoring Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable account
    • Actively analyze and collect aged accounts receivable
    • Maintain good working relationships both internally to ARC and externally with our partners
    • Participate in special projects
    • Review cheque run for assigned vendors
    • Prepare cash receipt vouchers on a rotational basis
    • Clear amounts booked to the miscellaneous receivable account from cash receipt vouchers
    • Both written and oral communication skills will be applicable as the candidate will co-ordinate with many individuals within the department.

Applications are being accepted until October 31, 2018.

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