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Finance/Financial Accounting Supervisor

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/05/13)
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The Company:
Is a major oil and gas operator seeking a Finance/Financial Accounting Supervisor for a 5 month contract position based in Houston, Texas.

The Role:
This position leads a team providing financial and control stewardship over Finance and Accounting activities within the global Petroleum organization. The scope includes management and oversight over a wide range of core financial processes along with stewardship over elements of the Balance Sheet and P&L referred to as “Petroleum Other” and includes establishing global standards and procedures while providing accounting and analytical support on a global basis. This position reports to the Finance Manager – Financial Accounting.

Accountabilities:
 Management of Finance and Accounting Team and Processes
 Manage, lead, coach and develop the staff within the Finance and Accounting Team in conjunction with completion of underlying activities, accountabilities, and deliverables
 Manage interfaces with Group Treasury, Financial Services, Marketing and Group Finance and associated processes
 Liaise with Business Partners and respond to queries as required
 Ensure compliance with Global Petroleum accounting policy
 Perform monthly financial analysis and reporting.
 Ensure the timely and accurate accounting and reporting for diverse Finance and Accounting activities including Cash and Banking, embedded derivatives, finance leases, prepaid/deferred costs, General ledger process support, net finance costs, Divested assets, Sundry Payables, Provisions Accruals and P-Card Accounting
 Accounts Payable process oversight (eg Critical Payment Requests, Non Order Invoice usage approvers) and General Ledger process oversight (eg Manual Journals process and approvers)
 Lead the review of account reconciliations, briefing papers, stewardship schedules & accounting matters as prepared by Finance and Accounting Team for presentation to senior management
 Respond to ad hoc information and reporting requests from senior management as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting with a strong accounting representation, Masters degree preferred.
• CPA or equivalent preferred
• Seven plus years of relevant professional and industry experience, preferably in upstream Oil & Gas
• Extensive experience in financial accounting strongly preferred along with demonstrated experience in management accounting, reporting, controls & overall financial stewardship.
• Broad experience working with a SAP based general ledger, business warehouse and consolidation system strongly preferred
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Team management and supervisory skills are required.
• 3 years of Supervisory experience SAP experience Accounting or Finance Degree Analytical skills Accounting or Finance Master's Degree or CPA preferred
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