Location: Houston, TX
Department: Joint Interest, Accounts Payable and General Accounting
   

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Joint Interest Accounting

  1. Monitor JIB close cycle, including inputs from A/P and Inventory close, field allocations, labor distribution and cutback process.
  2. Monitor and verify accuracy of payout accounting function.
  3. Ensure proper calculation and application of overhead charges, including Producing Overhead and Drilling Overhead.
  4. Maintain and monitor the use of “JIBLink/EnergyLink” or other electronic data exchange tools used to streamline accounting for outside operated and other activity.
  5. Monitor and ensure proper accounting for inventory/controllable materials.

Accounts Payable and General Accounting

  1. Work with and provide direction to A/P team and other staff including evaluation of performance, meeting goals and other personnel matters.
  2. Maintain certain elements and tables within the A/P workflow solution (“Open Invoice”) to ensure accuracy and efficiencies within the system.
  3. Review daily drilling reports, well announcements, connect notices and other operational reports for the purpose of extracting information needed to properly account for new wells.
  4. Perform certain SOX controls to ensure company compliance.
  5. Respond to and ensure compliance with audits; including internal audits, Joint Interest audits and external financial audits.
  6. Perform various forms of analyses in response to ad hoc inquiries and routine periodic reporting.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • 10+ years relevant industry experience exhibiting increasing responsibility.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting for oil and gas operations (ASC 932).
  • Management experience required.
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Excel and Word; experience with P2/Oracle a plus.
  • Mergers, divestitures and acquisitions experience a plus.
  • Previous experience working with an A/P team or A/P workflow solution such as “OpenInvoice” is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to self-manage and prioritize multiple projects is a necessity.
  • Ability to recognize and solve complex accounting issues.