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Co-op Student - Corporate Accounting Job

DATE POSTED: May 12,2017

LOCATION: Calgary, AB

CATEGORY : Co-op Student Program

BUSINESS UNIT : Corporate

JOB ID: 2017-5684

FULL JOB TITLE: Co-op Student, Corporate Accounting

Co-op Student, Corporate Accounting

Do you want to help feed the world? Grow your career with Agrium!

Located at our office in South Calgary, and reporting to a Team Lead, Agrium currently has an exciting Co-op opportunity within Corporate Accounting. Providing invaluable work experience in a growing company, this position term will begin in September 2017 for8 months.

Commitment to Safety

Agrium’s mission is to help Feed the World and we take our role in this responsibility very seriously. In addition to this, we also believe very strongly that any responsible organization must hold as its highest priority: to do what we do safely.

Your safety is important to us. At Agrium, we are committed to safety first and foremost, nothing is more important than safety. We have a Commitment to Zero policy which outlines Agrium’s vision, values and systems for EHS&S. We align to three key principles: Do it safely or not at all. There is always time to do it safely. Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Administer daily bank transactions, posting journal entries and working with Accounts Payable and Treasury
  • Assist with the preparation of bank reconciliations and related activities
  • Assisting with financial statement preparation
  • Management of account reconciliations
  • Support on-going initiatives and special projects
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc reports
  • Streamlining critical processes and creating process and procedural documentation
  • Accurate completion of quarterly and annual government accounting surveys

Qualifications of the position include:

  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce Co-op program or in the Bachelor of Applied Business Administration program
  • Progress toward a degree in business, accounting or finance
  • Two years related work experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products with extensive knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail is critical
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and interface with various levels of management in a multi-task, deadline orientated, team environment

Why Agrium:

Agrium was awarded “The Canada’s Top Employers for Young People” 2017.

  • An organizational culture that promotes corporate social responsibility, with a vision to help “feed the world responsibly” in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and have fun with events such as Seed Survivor, United Way Campaign and Calgary Corporate Challenge.
  • A “Young Professionals Network” (YPN), helping our students and new grads to connect, network and build a positive culture that aligns with Agrium’s core values
  • Extensive on-the-job learning in an environment that encourages development and builds your technical skills.
  • Competitive wages and relocation allowances.
  • An on-site fitness facility to keep your mind and body at peak performance.

Are you eligible?

Co-op students must be working towards a degree or diploma at a post-secondary institution and enrolled in a co-op program, and returning to full-time studies upon completing their work term.

How to apply:

Visitwww.agrium.com/careersfor available positions.

Student positions are posted on our website in:

  • January for May start dates
  • April/May for September start dates
  • September for January start dates

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