Midstream Accountant 9/19/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.
Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Midstream Accountant based in Houston, TX.
The position requires communication with operations personnel to understand historical and future financial performance. The job duties will include preparation of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, variance explanations to management and corporate, assisting business units with the outlook and budgeting process and assisting with the setup of new business units. Special projects as assigned by supervisor or manager.
Bachelor s degree in accounting or finance.
Four plus years or professional accounting experience, preferably in the oil and gas industry and/or midstream accounting.
Employ Accounting and standard software skills, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills to interact with management, other departments including operations, and external customers.
Team oriented individual with initiative.
Constantly seeks process improvement opportunities, proposes relevant process changes to improve efficiency, timeliness and reduce redundancy of work.
Detail oriented individual who produces high quality work, which is completed timely.
Ability to multitask several assignments simultaneously and establish job priorities.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Some overtime required.
Oracle, including Projects Module
Excel advanced skills
Access intermediate to advanced skills
CPA, or working towards a CPA
Discoverer or similar query tool
Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status