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Finance Summer Student - Turnaround

November 4 2019
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance
Vancouver, BC
  • Don't miss this chance to apply for a Finance Summer Student position with the world's largest supplier of methanol!
  • Work collaboratively within a supportive and driven 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 has an opening for a Finance Summer Student - Turnaround who is interested in expanding their skill set with our team in Medicine Hat, AB.

This is a temporary position with a commencement date of May 2020 and an anticipated duration of approximately 4 months through August 31, 2020.

The Finance Summer Student will be a critical member of the Turnaround (TAR) Finance Team. A key responsibility of the Finance Summer Student will be to assist with the configuration and training on the Electronic Labour, Equipment and Material (E-LEM) system. The system tracks all contractor hours and assigns them to an individual Work Order or Purchase Order and will be critical to the financial success of the 2020 Turnaround. 

In addition, the Finance Summer Student will collaborate with other TAR Finance Team members with tracking spend using the data from the E-LEM system. The Finance Summer Student will update assigned financial models and prepare financial reports/forecasts for the TAR Finance Lead.

In order to qualify for this role, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree in Business, with a focus in Accounting or Finance, or a combination of other relevant certification and experience.

The successful candidate will also be fully competent in Microsoft Excel and possess strong analytical skills and excellent reporting skills.

Ideal candidates will present a self-motivated, positive and enthusiastic attitude, paired with excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills. It is important that you demonstrate learning agility where you are able to consistently and readily retain new information and demonstrate acquired skills.

Please apply if you also have superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Along with strong listening skills and receptiveness to feedback, you must be committed to supporting all Methanex Responsible Care environment, health and safety initiatives.


Building on the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, Methanex's corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect industry competitive compensation.

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