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Graduate Accountant

Reference ID: 108998_r

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  • Put your accounting knowledge to the test in an exciting new role!
  • Use your skills in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation 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.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex’s global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking a Graduate Accountant to join the team in Medicine Hat for a temporary term with an anticipated start date of May 2019 and an anticipated duration of approximately twenty months through December 2020.

In this role, you will be responsible for the customization and integration of the turnaround ERP system. In addition, you will be responsible for tracking spending using the ERP System during the 2020 Turnaround, while ensuring that all finance policies, procedures and standards are followed.

More specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing system configuration and testing
  • Updating project schedule and maintaining project documentation (ie. Project Charter, Timeline and Risk Assessment)
  • Maintaining on-going communication with Finance Lead with respect to project status and issues
  • Updating and tracking budget/forecast in accordance to the project AFE
  • Obtaining user sign-offs upon completion of deliverables
  • Creating and coordinating user training program for Methanex Employees and applicable contractors
  • Assisting the Finance Lead with the development of turnaround cost estimates and AFE(s)

To qualify for this role, you must be enrolled in or have completed an undergraduate degree in business, with a focus in accounting or finance, or a combination of a relevant certification and experience. 

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following assets:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills ensuring clear and concise information is relayed to all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships, including strong team collaboration skills, diplomacy and tact
  • Extremely detail-oriented with outstanding organization, prioritization, planning and time management skills, including the ability to respond to shifting priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 

If you have the drive, determination, and ambition to meet and exceed expectations, then we invite you to apply today!


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 health, dental, and survivor benefits

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! 

Posted: March 4, 2019
Closes: May 3, 2019