Co-op Student - Financial Reporting


Employment Type Internship
Location Hybrid · Calgary, Canada
Team Financial Reporting
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 26th Nov 2023 MST

Job Description

Co-op Student, Financial Reporting 

8 or 12 Month Term Starting January 2024 


Our Opportunity: 

Are you searching for an exciting and rewarding student opportunity? Look no further than Enerplus! We offer a wide range of challenging and diverse assignments. You’ll be fully integrated with your team, gaining high-level experience, technical knowledge, and training to prepare you for full-time employment. 

Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, our financial reporting co-op position will provide you with an opportunity to work alongside industry professionals, receive one-on-one mentorship, and apply your academic experience in a meaningful way while growing and developing your skills, contributing to our financial reporting team, and kick-starting a successful accounting career. 


Opportunity details are as follows: 

Term length: 8 or 12 months 

Term start:  January 2024 

Job location:  Calgary, Alberta 

Shift schedule:  5 days/week (Monday – Friday), 8 hours/day 

Hybrid Option: Yes 

Safety sensitive position:  No 


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial accounting journal entries. 

  • Assist with public filings including financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis. 

  • Monthly account balance reconciliations. 

  • Analysis of financial information. 

  • Peer benchmarking of external reporting-related disclosure. 

  • Assistance with user acceptance testing of financial reporting system changes. 

  • Preparation of Statistics Canada surveys for financial information. 

  • Implementation of process improvements. 

  • Support other projects and initiatives as required. 


What You Bring To The Role: 

  • Currently enrolled and on-track to graduate in the next two years with a Business Administration/Accounting or related bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution. 

  • Successful completion of an introductory financial accounting course. 

  • Capacity to problem solve, manage time, and communicate effectively. 

  • Proficient (intermediate to advanced skills) with operating Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 

  • Familiarity with data and analytics tools such as Power Query or Power BI is a definite asset. 

  • A strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills. 

  • An affinity for the details. 

  • Curiosity and desire to learn new things. 

  • An interest in the energy sector and sustainability. 


What We Offer: 

  • Hybrid work program. 

  • Participation in industry networking events and community volunteer opportunities. 

  • Robust onboarding and student development program.  

  • Competitive salary. 

  • Designated office closure days during May – September. 

  • US and Canadian cross-border teams and project work opportunities. 


Why Enerplus? 

Founded in 1986, Enerplus was Canada’s first oil and gas royalty trust with a proven track record for delivering competitive returns for our shareholders. As we transitioned our assets to focus on unconventional, organic growth opportunities, we have continued to prioritize responsible development and thoughtful investment to create value for our shareholders. 

Today, we’re an independent North American exploration and production company focused on developing our high-quality assets through a disciplined, returns-based capital program. This focus, our accountability and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. 

At Enerplus, our culture of accountability is what sets us apart. Our cultural beliefs and HEART values guide our actions. We take our work seriously but like to have fun along the way. We take pride in creating a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and encouraged to actively participate and contribute. Our hybrid work program and “No Dress Code Dress Code” practice are just two examples of how we support our employees’ wellbeing, engagement, and productivity by providing flexibility and choice. 

We’re thrilled to have been recognized with the Globe and Mail Women Lead Here award, named one of Fast Company’s 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, and received the Charter Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) 2023 Strategic Innovator award. Our work environment is progressive, innovative, collaborative, and fast-paced. We empower our employees to generate ideas and act, all in the pursuit of driving value for our business. 


To learn more about our business, our culture and to hear what our students say about their experiences at Enerplus, copy and paste this link into your web browser: 



All candidates applying to Enerplus must have legal authorization to work in Canada with no restrictions. 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. This posting will close once a successful candidate has been selected. 


Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023