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Financial Analyst

October 4 2017
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Account receivables, Accounts payable, Accounting clerk, Accounting technician, Financial Analysis
Medicine Hat, AB
  • Excellent opportunity for a finance professional to join an industry leader!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic, engaging and collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.


Methanex currently has an exciting career opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis. 

In this role, you will provide analytical and financial support for the Methanex Medicine Hat site in the form of capital cost management and reporting, forecasting and budgeting, and economic evaluations to facilitate informed business decisions and effective management of resources. 

You will also focus on financial stewardship and reputation through compliance with accounting standards, company policies, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Our ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in business, economics, finance or accounting and will have two to five years of experience in a relevant accounting position(s) with demonstrated experience in fixed asset accounting, capital budgets, reporting and financial analysis preferred. Completion, or current enrollment, in a professional designation program is preferred.

Our successful candidate will also possess:

  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and standards, including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Solid knowledge and experience preparing financial reports
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of financial software and Microsoft Office programs, including advanced Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley legislation relevant to accounting processes
  • Experience in project planning and cost management (asset)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Strong prioritization, planning, and time management skills demonstrated by the consistent ability to meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to independently respond to highly complicated and sensitive matters in a professional manner (with guidance required in only the most complex situations)
  • The ability to think and act in a systematic and analytical manner
  • Strategic agility, including the ability to analyze and interpret data, accurately identify trends and issues, recognize similarities between current and past circumstances, and anticipate future consequences and trends
  • Superior business acumen including a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental dynamics of the market, how the business is positioned within the wider industry and how the business impacts financial results

You demonstrate sound judgment and have a recognized ability to generate effective options in response to issues and make valuable decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, and experience. Above all, you must have the ability to develop and maintain positive peer relationships, including strong team collaboration skills

Self-awareness and a personal commitment to ongoing self-development, including a proactive approach to seeking and responding to constructive feedback are essential, as are strong research, analysis, and presentation skills.

If you are comfortable with ambiguity including the ability to effectively respond to shifting priorities and demonstrate flexibility in response to change, you will thrive in this role. 


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect to receive an industry competitive salary along with the following benefits:

  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Medical/Dental plan
  • Short term & long term disability coverage & survivor benefits
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan, and optional Group Retirement Savings Plan
  • Optional Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Possible relocation assistance for the right candidate
  • Other benefits, including fitness subsidy and education assistance programs

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! For full details and to apply, please visit​ network