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Accounting Analyst Student - St. John's

Location:  St. John's, NL, CA
Company:  Imperial

Job description

Imperial is looking for ambitious and highly motivated business students to join our finance and accounting organization. You will be working in a fast-paced team environment and expected to prepare, analyze, interpret and communication financial results while maintaining effective business controls.


Sample work-terms include:

  • Operations Accountant - stewarding and financial reporting of Operations and Drilling activity, and analyzing financial information for presentation to management in support of Hibernia, HSE and Sable's various business lines
  • Projects Accountant - stewarding and financial reporting of major project expenditures, project milestones and contract attests for the Hebron Project
  • Joint Interest Accountant - stewarding and financial reporting of joint interest accounts in the various Eastern Canada assets


Note: All above roles may include significant support relative to the Securities and Exchange Commission, joint venture, and royalty audits.


Student terms will also include a variety of short-term projects designed to provide challenging practical work experiences in the 6 CPA technical competencies including financial reporting, management accounting & analysis, audit and assurance, strategy & governance, finance and tax.


Learn more about Accounting & Finance careers at Imperial and hear from one of our past students.



  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year university business students, a concentration in accounting is preferred
  • Strong desire to obtain a professional accounting designation
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application


  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, willingness to learn, attention to detail and demonstrated leadership
  • Geographic mobility


Start date: September 2018


Work term: 4 months


Location: St. John's, NL


Your benefits:

  • Successful networking and mentoring programs enable you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities. Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Continuous learning environment encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities - i.e. improve your knowledge of SAP and Excel functionality, increase your understanding of the Oil & Gas industry, and sharpen analytical and time management skills.
  • One scheduled Friday off per month.
  • Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner.


Other considerations

  • In accordance with the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, first consideration for employment will be given to qualified persons who meet the residency requirements of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador set out in the Elections Act, 1991, S.N.L. 1992 c. E-3.1.
  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence or work permit (for additional information, see Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided).  Work permit must be valid for the duration of the term. Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made. Failure to provide the appropriate documentation within a reasonable timeframe (generally 6 weeks prior to your start date) may result in the offer being rescinded or a delay in your start date.


Application deadline: May 28, 2018



Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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