Hydrocarbon Accounting Optimization Lead

<strong>At Parkland we are here to help you power your journey and energize your career. Whether you are an experienced professional, a new graduate, or a skilled trades person, Parkland offers career growth opportunities in a fair and collaborative environment built on our Parkland Values of Safety, Integrity, Community, and Respect. &nbsp;We are building a team of industry leaders, growing in our size and strengths, and leading in technology investment.</strong>

Calgary, AB T2P 4H4, CAN

Parkland Corporation

Parkland is Canada and the Caribbean&rsquo;s largest, and one of America&rsquo;s fastest growing, independent suppliers and marketers of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. We power over 80 locally known brands in 25 countries.&nbsp;<strong>Together, we are ONE Parkland.</strong>&nbsp; <p class="p1"><br />We serve essential needs in our communities by providing people with the fuels they need, quality foods, and convenience goods.&nbsp;We are&nbsp;focused on leading our customers through&nbsp;the energy transition with a goal of lowering our collective environmental impact.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>ONE Parkland is a mantra you&rsquo;ll hear a lot. It means - together we win.</strong><br /><br />We have one of the best teams in our industry. But what does it take to work here? If you think big and consistently deliver. If you embrace change, think fast and act quick. If you always strive for better and never sit on the sidelines. If you pay attention to detail and are brilliant to work with.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>If you are humble, hungry and smart, you belong at Parkland.</strong></p> https://www.parkland.ca/en

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Full Time


Overview: <p>At Parkland, our purpose is to Power Journeys &amp; Energize Communities. We are a prominent independent supplier and marketer of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. As One Parkland team, we proudly serve diverse retail, commercial and wholesale customers across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and South America. We power a growing family of locally known brands including M&amp;M Food Market, Fas Gas Plus, Pioneer, RaceTrac, Superpumper, Ultramar, Chevron, Esso, and ON the RUN.</p> <p>We recognize that diversity gives us an edge and inclusion propels us forward. We&rsquo;re also a passionate team of down-to-earth achievers, committed to getting our customers, colleagues and communities further, faster. As such, we welcome talented individuals that have a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and industry experience who will contribute to the success of our One Parkland team.</p> <p><strong>Position Title: Hydrocarbon Accounting Optimization Lead</strong></p> <p><strong>Team and Location: Hydrocarbon Accounting &ndash; Calgary, AB</strong></p> <p><strong>Salary: $99,000/year</strong></p> <p><strong>Position Summary:</strong></p> <p>The Hydrocarbon Accounting (HCA) Optimization Lead (OL) is accountable for execution of continuous improvements (CI) initiatives that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of services offered by the team. The OL will create, update, and change HCA process maps, procedures, RACI, reports, and models through consultation and engagement with regional HCA Subject Matter Experts (SME), Supervisors, Managers, and Director.&nbsp; Working with a cross functional teams from IT, Corporate Finance, Finance Shared Service(FSS), Process Improvement (PI), the OL is responsible for the flawless integration of new assets and or regions in HCA while ensuring full compliance with required controls.</p> <p>This position requires strong analytical and critical thinking skills, project management, and knowledge of inventory and financial accounting. The role is expected to operate independently with minimal supervision and to apply continuous improvement mindset to identify improvements that will lead to enhanced Client experience.&nbsp; The OL will be expected to provide informal leadership to team members from across the organization and communicate with all levels of the organization.  </p>
Responsibilities: <p><em>Process Optimization/Improvement</em></p> <ul> <li>Maintain mass balancing models and ensure daily reports are updated timely and accurately.</li> <li>Continuous analysis of data, processes, tools, systems, and reports to identify opportunities for improvements, de-bottlenecking, and automation.</li> <li>Regular dialogue with HCA SME, Supervisors, Manager to validate effectiveness of processes and system supporting the Operational Excellence.</li> <li>Work closely with the FSS PI (where required) to drive continuous improvement to HCA via automation or standardization.</li> <li>Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align optimization goals and drive initiatives forward.</li> <li>Lead and facilitate projects including systems and process changes, ensuring clear objectives, timeline, and deliverables.</li> <li>Lead change management efforts for all projects.</li> <li>Stay up to date with current technology, tools, and automation to maximize operational efficiency.</li> <li>Provide training and support to HCA group for any changes or addition to the standard best practices.</li> </ul> <p><em>Project Management &ndash; New Business Integration and / or divestment</em></p> <ul> <li>Act as a functional lead and/or HCA SME for companywide initiatives and projects (i.e., Nextgen).</li> <li>End to end process review and onboarding of new business units - identify overlaps, gaps, and areas of improvement to streamline processes and align them with standard practices.</li> <li>Develop a comprehensive integration plan - step-by-step process of integrating the new business into the standard practices of the organization.</li> <li>Develop and execute change management strategies to address risks and facilitate a smooth transition.</li> <li>Work closely with the Sr, Reporting Analyst to ensure compliance with all internal controls related to all HCA Activities for any new business or process changes.</li> <li>Work on ad hoc projects as assigned by management.</li> </ul> <p><em>Leadership </em></p> <ul> <li>Inspire and motivate, create a positive work environment, and foster open communication to address any challenges that may arise.</li> <li>Act as a liaison between management and employees, conveying important updates, process changes, and organizational initiatives.</li> <li>Informal leadership to HCA team &ndash; ensure team members understand roles and responsibilities and apply continuous improvement principles in delivery of their day to day tasks.</li> <li>Identify HCA training needs and work with the HCA leadership team to develop and implement training programs to enhance team members' skills and knowledge.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in business or accounting, or 5-8 years of experience in accounting and process improvement.</li> <li>Knowledgeable in Inventory Management and Accounting.</li> <li>Experience in project management - leading and collaborating with cross functional teams and driving results in a timely manner.</li> <li>Self-starter, able to prioritize work as required and to work independently with minimal supervision.</li> <li>Effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to convey concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.</li> <li>Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and well as the ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.</li> <li>Build relationships across organization to establish a culture of collaboration.</li> <li>Influence without formal authority.</li> <li>Working knowledge of JDE (JD Edwards) EnterpriseOne, Infosys, DAS8, PowerBI, Allegro, OneStream, PDI, Ascend or SAP.</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other MS Office products.</li> <li>Experience with internal controls and process documentation.</li> <li>Bilingual in English and French an asset.</li> <li>Experience in using data visualization tools and dashboards an asset.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>We Offer:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Our Performance-based Annual Incentive Plan, an annual bonus awarding your performance.</li> <li>A share in our success through the Employee Share Purchase Plan and 100% company matching.</li> <li>A flexible group benefit plan that offers health and dental coverage choices to meet the needs of each unique employee. Inclusive of life and disability insurances, Health Care and Lifestyle Spending options, and a supportive Employee and Family Assistance Program.</li> <li>Participation in Parkland Pledge, an employee-driven charitable giving program.</li> <li>An employee referral program &ndash; earn up to $2000 for your referral.</li> <li>In-house learning and development opportunities, leadership training, international opportunities.</li> <li>Discount Programs and Educational Scholarship Programs for family members.</li> <li>Save on gas at our participating gas stations across Canada (Chevron, Fas Gas, Ultramar, and Pioneer).</li> <li>A safety focused work environment and ongoing safety training.</li> </ul> <p>Please note:</p> <ul> <li>Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. Parkland regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas.</li> <li>Parkland Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We strive to provide accessibility in employment to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. Parkland Corporation will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.</li> <li>Please note that final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a confidential pre-employment background check which may include but not be limited to educational, criminal, credit, drug and alcohol and/or Fitness for Duty testing.</li> </ul> <p>This position will close on&nbsp;<strong>March 22, 2024.</strong></p>