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  • Job reference: RMS0120480

Cash Joint Venture Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/02/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Description:
Provide cash accounting expertise and execution in a timely, accurate and efficient manner within the global petroleum accounting organization.

The petroleum financial accounting team is a global finance department covering general financial accounting for the entire petroleum organization. This team is responsible for establishing global finance and accounting processes and standards worldwide while providing accounting and analytical support on a global basis.

EXECUTION OF CASH ACCOUNTING SPECIFIC PROCESSES
-Processing of daily banking transactions
-Complete general ledger reconciliations on a monthly basis
-Assist with the correct allocation of unidentified cash movements
-Perform manual uploads of bank statements to general ledger
-Monitor automated interface from bank to general ledger
-Addressing queries, processing journals and other ad-hoc cash requirements
-Identify process improvement opportunities
-Implement incremental process improvement initiatives
-Contribute to and support global process standardisation and continuous improvement
-Support the open communication of ideas and information within the local functional team
-Assist with analysis and query resolution as appropriate

EXECUTION OF GLOBAL PETROLEUM FINANCE PROCESSES
-Compliance with global petroleum accounting policy and group level documents
-Assist business partners within the division in bank account set up and configuration
-Identify areas of continual process improvement and propose corrective action where necessary
-Comply with established standards, processes and controls and drive global consistency in methodologies in bank account and cash management controls including interfaces with Treasury
-Assist as the central focal point for configuration of bank accounts during 1SAP implementation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
-Preferably tertiary qualified in an Accounting or Accounting related discipline
-Two plus years of relevant professional experience, preferably in upstream oil & gas
-Experience working with technical systems including SAP, MS Office, Close Calendar, CLOCO
-Superior interpersonal skills to handle various customer and stakeholder groups
-Ability to deliver results and be goal focused
-Excellent time management skills required
-Ability to solve difficult problems resulting in effective solutions
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