Junior Analyst - Corporate Accounting (January

Junior Analyst - Corporate Accounting (January Co-op Opportunity)
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Job Description
Agrium Inc. is a recognized leading global manufacturer of crop nutrients and retailer of agricultural inputs.  As a global company and a Top 50 Employer in Alberta, Top 100 Employer in Canada and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, we are proud of our ability to provide challenging opportunities to top talented individuals.  Located at our head office in South Calgary, Agrium currently has an exciting co-op opportunity within our Corporate Accounting department.  Providing invaluable work experience in a growing company, this position term will begin in January 2012 for 8 months.
Position Overview
The goal of this co-op placement is to develop an understanding of the activities of the accounting function and build competency in the core responsibilities of the role.  As the successful candidate, you will obtain hands-on experience in completing monthly invoice and journal entries, prepare and report on monthly account reconciliations and support bank reconciliations.  You will also participate in financial statement preparation and assist with special projects to further develop your technical skills. 
* Progress towards a Commerce, Management or Business Administration degree in Accounting or Finance
* Desire to pursue a post graduate designation (CA, CMA, CGA)
* Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Excel
* Previous related co-op work term experience is preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work independently
What We Offer
* Competitive compensation
* Re-location assistance for students outside of Calgary
* Extensive on-the-job learning in an environment that encourages development
* The opportunity to take on increased responsibilities and make valuable contributions to the success of your team and the organization
* An on-site fitness facility to keep your mind and body at peak performance
* An organizational culture that promotes corporate social responsibility and recognizes employees during monthly Town Hall meetings
How to Apply
If you have the desire to work for a company with multiple Top Employer awards and meet the required qualifications, please apply no later than October 7, 2011 atwww.agrium.com/careers.
 We welcome diversity in our workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal Canadians.
Company Location
CORP - Calgary (CORP 001)
Job Location
Calgary, AB, CANADA
Position Type
0-0 Canadian Dollar (CAD)
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