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  • Job reference: RMS0147373

Advanced LNG Accountant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/09/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/10/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
REQUIREMENTS:

This role will be responsible for the accounting activity related to our companies LNG Supply and Optimization activity. This includes the monthly gross margin close process, reconciliation between Risk (middle office) reporting and the financial close data as well as estimate to actual variance analysis. This person is exected to make contributions to improve current processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsibilities include monthly, quarterly, and annual closing of the books, along with generation of internal financial reporting packages and requisite analysis.
• Also include research and resolution of issues found during balance sheet reconciliations, flux analysis and other reconciliations.
• Responsible to resolve differences between the monthly financial close results and Risk reported P&L by working with mid-office and commercial personnel as necessary.
• Ensure proper accounting for gross margin activity has been completed as appropriate through system-generated and manual entries to ledger.
• Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all employees are accountable for ensuring that they take care of themselves and adopt exemplary safe behaviours.
• This individual will work directly with the Front-office, Mid-office personnel and other accounting staff and leaders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 3 or more years experience in accounting or finance
• Previous experience with ENDUR and SAP systems will be favorably considered.
• Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent required
• Candidates with CPA will be favorably considered
• Critical thinking, planning and analytical skills.
• Able to facilitate and engage others through strong communication and inter-personal skills.
• Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) a plus.
• Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills required.
• Experience with energy commodities preferred, especially commodities purchased and sold internationally and transported by shipped cargoes.
• Needs to be self-motivated, resilient and high integrity.

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