Borealis Hiring Controller for Internship Position

Borealis GeoPower is looking to hire a Controller for an internship position in the Canadian geothermal energy industry.

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 based on CRA’s new geothermal regulations.
  • 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 are flexible with a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Term 9 months.

Starts: Immediately

Ends: March 31, 2018

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

  • A post-secondary graduate
  • 30 years of age or younger
  • 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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