Borealis Hiring Controller for Internship Position

Borealis GeoPower is looking to hire a Controller for an internship position in the Canadian geothermal energy industry. See the job posting details below or here.

Title: Controller
Location: Borealis Geopower Inc. – Calgary, AB

Borealis Geopower Inc., focused on developing high temperature geothermal projects throughout western Canada, is seeking an experienced, Calgary based professional accountant with a strong understanding of the Canadian energy (conventional or renewable) or mining industry. Geothermal energy project financing and accounting/reporting follow similar practices to other sub-surface and renewable natural resources. Because of this, the role is ideal for a candidate with accounting experience in the oil and gas or mining sector who is looking to transition to the clean-tech sector.

Job Description:


• Preparing internal financial statements.

• Provide tax support and planning on the structure and use of tax credits in order to create the most efficient tax structure for the company.

• Assist in the creation of business plans and financial projections through tax planning and structuring.

• Assist with equity & debt financing.

• Maintain capital asset continuity schedule and calculate annual depreciation expense.

• Full cycle accounts payable including validating supplier invoices, getting appropriate approvals for invoices, posting accounts payable invoices, supplier payments and ongoing maintenance of accounts payable files.

• Tax filings.

• Booking reserves/resources.

• Meet all internal and external reporting deadlines.

• Ensures accounting transactions such as deposits, vendor payments and employee expenses are recorded accurately and timely.

• Payroll

The desired individual will possess the following skills and abilities:

• Designated CPA

• Experience in Canadian tax required

• Minimum of 3 years accounting experience in the energy sector.

• Preference given to candidates with understanding of and experience in CRCE reporting.

• Preference given to individuals who have an understanding of, and experience in working with tax codes 43.1 & 43.2.

• Very strong attention to detail

• Experience working in an entrepreneurial team environment

What Borealis GeoPower Inc. Offers:

– The chance to become an expert on the accounting practices in one of the youngest and fastest growing industries in Canada – renewable energy.

The hours may be part-time or full time, up to 30 hours a week in our peak times.

Term 3.5 months.

Starts: Immediately

Ends: May 31, 2017

To be ELIGIBLE for this opportunity, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

• A post-secondary graduate

• Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)

• A Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or granted refugee status in Canada

• Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations

Candidates are asked to send their LinkedIn profiles and a cover letter to A resume is not required.

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