Specialist, Financial Reporting 8/8/2016

Buckeye Partners L.P. Houston, TX

Company
Buckeye Partners L.P.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
63CED4B107DD3370
AJE Ref #
575811728
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ROLE SUMMARY:

The Specialist, Financial Reporting role is responsible for supporting the financial reporting function for Buckeye Partners, L.P. and associated entities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

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FINANCIAL REPORTING/ SEC FILING PREPARATION. Assisting with preparation of periodic SEC filings, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K, as well as standalone financial statements of private companies.
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FINANCIAL INFORMATION. Obtaining, reviewing and compiling support for financial information within the periodic SEC filings and private-company reports.
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SARBANES-OXLEY COMPLIANCE. Ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal requirements within the Financial Reporting Department.
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INTERNAL COMMUNICATION. Working and communicating with various internal groups, including general accounting, segment accounting groups, budgeting, and financial planning.
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EXTERNAL AUDITOR SUPPORT. Assisting with providing accounting support to external auditors.
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PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS. Assisting with identifying process improvements, implementing changes and ensuring best practices.
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And other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related discipline required.
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Master s Degree preferred.
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3+ years of experience in accounting and financial reporting.
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Big 4 Audit Firm experience is preferred.
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Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word applications.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:

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CPA or progress toward certification preferred.

OTHER SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES AND ABILITIES:

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Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
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Effective interpersonal skills, as well as written and oral communication skills.
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Attention to detail and accuracy.
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Commitment to strict reporting deadlines and timelines, as well as availability to work overtime when necessary to meet such deadlines.

ABOUT YOU:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

ABOUT US:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.