Refined Products Inventory Analyst - JOB ID 615

WestCorp Solutions is seeking a Refined Products Inventory Analyst to support our client in Calgary, AB. The primary purpose of this role is to act as a central touchpoint between several groups in front, mid and back office to ensure the accuracy of inventory data in the systems of record. This position will require a thorough understanding of the logistics in and out of these terminals, the internal marketing and trading book structures as well as the end-to-end flow of data from trade entry to settlement. The role will provide oversight of the processes used across the organization impacting volumes moving in and out of the various terminals (SAP S4 Plants) and help to coordinate the inputs of the Products Schedulers with those of the other groups namely production control, rail, marine and Prodlift to help identify existing gaps in the data or processes.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Facilitate the monthly reconciliation process of SAP inventories to shipper statements by commodity pool, location, trade strategy and legal entity to ensure timely identification and remediation of unresolved issues.
Collaborate on process improvement initiatives to speed up manual processes and support future state of ST&O Transformation, including technology solutions.
Where appropriate, enable technologies to support proactive inventory management, by supporting the business implementation of HIM
Assist in the creation, documentation, and sustainment of a book to Physical process which allows the Front- and Back-office reconciliation of SAP S4 inventory records to those of shipper balances, terminal inventory reports and other relevant third-party statements.
Trouble-shoot issues to reduce the time involved with complex inventory reconciliations.
Ensure monthly hand off process is followed and communicate the completion of the reconciliation process to back office to ensure accounting month end deadlines are adhered to.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree, a major in Business or Economics is an asset.
1-5 years experience in crude/ and or refined products logistics, analytics, or accounting.
Experience working in a trading, finance, or operations environment would be an asset.
Previous exposure to inventory reconciliations across multiple modes of transport and storage locations preferred.

Skills & Knowledge:

Strong Microsoft Excel and Power BI skills with high attention to detail.
Proven communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities and to work under pressure within specified timelines.
Basic knowledge of the end-to-end transaction lifecycle, which include trade capture, contracts/confirmations, scheduling, risk management, invoicing, and settlements flow of trade.
Working knowledge of SAP would be beneficial.

Start Date: January 9, 2023 – December 31, 2023
Schedule: 8 AM - 5 PM – Monday to Friday

We would sincerely like to thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

WestCorp Solutions Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Job Type: Fixed term contract