Financial Accountant


Employment Type Full time
Location Hybrid · Denver, USA
Salary $85,000 - $110,000 (USD)
Team US Operations
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 2:11pm, 22nd Feb 2024 MST

Job Description

Meet Enerplus

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, accountability, and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. We are proud of what we do and how we do it. Our core values include a commitment to developing our resources responsibly and profitably while positively contributing to society. Consistent with this commitment, we work to ensure that our operations remain safe, resilient, and sustainable. Operational excellence in a safe and responsible manner is our number one priority.  

We strive for a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can actively participate and contribute. Our company is made up of skilled people with diverse backgrounds and experience. We are innovative, motivated, and accountable. This extends to how we work and the flexibility we provide employees. Our Flexible Work Location Program is just that. Leaders and employees have shared accountability to determine the ideal remote and in-office time mix. We aim for an environment that supports individual work location preferences while optimizing productivity, engagement, well-being, and overall performance in every role and team across the company. 


The Opportunity

Enerplus is looking for a Financial Accountant to join our US Operations group.  As a member of this team, you will provide various data analysis reports to multiple stakeholders and have a working knowledge of the US financials.  

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, you will be involved in various tasks around the company's operations and collaborate with our Canadian Financial reporting team regarding activity and results.    


What You Will Do

  • Assist with internal and external audits, including sample testing requested.  

  • Prepare monthly financial entries, including capital, revenue, and operating expense accruals. Cross-training will eventually allow complete insight into all finance transactions with other team members.  

  • Prepare and monitor account reconciliations for timely resolution.  

  • Perform data analysis for various ad hoc projects to research variances or provide data for others in the company.  

  • Gain an understanding of how other accounting teams impact the financials.  

  • Various projects as needed to determine the accuracy of financials. 


The Requirements

  • At least five years of accounting experience in operational accounting is preferred 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related degree program is preferred 

  • Experience with audits and SOX compliance testing 

  • Oil and Gas experience is required 

  • Ability to manipulate large sets of data and pull data with analytic tools. 


What You Bring

  • Ability to manage capacity and deliverables independently and proactively raise risks to the leader.  

  • Cross-functional relationship-building skills and effective communication with various audiences (non-accountants, senior leaders, etc.)  

  • A desire for continuous learning and professional growth.  

  • Adaptable, curious, and self-motivated, with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.    

  • Team player mindset  

  • The ability to thrive in an inclusive and collaborative workplace and welcome diverse perspectives. 


We encourage anyone to apply without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by Federal, State/Provincial or local law.   

Enerplus uses an innovative recruitment platform called Applied. Your application will be reviewed blindly - removing unconscious bias and promoting fair and smart hiring decisions. When you apply, you will be asked to answer a set of questions related to this position. Your answers will be made anonymous prior to being reviewed by the hiring team. We look forward to hearing about your experience with Applied.   

We thank all applicants for your interest and effort in applying. We only contact candidates selected for interviews. By applying, you consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information provided during the application and selection process.   

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 22nd Feb 2024


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 Thu 22nd Feb 2024