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ConocoPhillips Commercial F&PA Analyst in ALBERTA, Canada

Title: Commercial F&PA Analyst


Job Number: 00TWA

Company Overview

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production (E&P) company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, we had operations and activities in 17 countries, $71 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,900 employees as of June 30, 2019.

We are focused on exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas globally. Our diverse portfolio primarily includes resource-rich North American unconventional assets; oil sands assets in Canada; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; several international developments across the portfolio; and an inventory of global conventional and unconventional exploration prospects.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our world-class portfolio includes the Surmont oil sands project in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta and exciting opportunities in the liquids-rich Montney play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2018 and proved reserves were 200 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief throughout our company. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities.

Job Description

ConocoPhillips Canada (CPC) is currently recruiting a Calgary based Finance & Performance Analyst, reporting to Supervisor, Commercial Finance. The successful candidate will perform marketing accounting functions related to all commercial operations. This role requires a high level of initiative, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. The candidate must be able to work effectively with minimum supervision in an open trade floor environment.

In addition, as a member of the Canada Finance function, this position offers significant opportunities to participate in cross functional efforts to enhance/streamline finance processes and affords future opportunities in function’s other departments.


  • Prepare and issue invoices to third parties for monthly commercial settlements, and work with traders/schedulers to settle disputes

  • Working with counterparties to ensure clear receivables and payables for monthly commercial settlements, reviewing and resolving accounts receivables and payables related to settlement.

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations in line with COP policy

  • Assist month end closing process, monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting for the Canada Commercial group, E&P reporting and Houston Commercial group

  • Retrieve, prepare and analyze financial data for statutory, regulatory and other monthly internal volumetric/financial reporting (NEB, AB/BC Provincial Gov’t, DOE)

  • Prepare inter-company transactions and settlements with E&P

  • Strong and meticulous attention to detail

  • Other support work within the Commercial finance team as required


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects/priorities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with various internal and external parties

  • Quick learner; willingness to learn

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the Commercial business would be an asset

  • Previous experience in oil and gas finance teams through summer employment or coop work term

  • A desire to pursue to the CPA designation

  • Understanding of financial reporting, income statements, balance sheets

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Exposure or experience with SAP is an asset

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of January 21, 2021.

Our company operates according to a set of values called the "SPIRIT" of Performance: Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork.

For information on our Sustainable Development performance in Canada, visit at

Job Function: Accounting, Finance, Auditing, and Tax

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Commercial F&PA Analyst