Contract Accountants

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Contract Category: General Accounting Job Number: 17992 Work Model: #LI-Hybrid Internal Reference: #LI-CS1

Job Description

Our growing DT oil and gas client is seeking contract accountants to assist with overload in their accounting department. This role reports directly to the Accounting Manager. This is a great way to learn what the company does, work closely with operations professionals and to have visibility with the corporate team. They love to cross-train and to give their team opportunities to advance and move around.  This is a unique company that will give you the chance to learn operations, but then use that experience in your next role.  They encourage people to develop and to learn other areas.  If you want a flexible, fast paced company, you can easily jump right into this role! Essential Job Functions
  • Prepare monthly close journal entries including lease operating expense accruals, capital accruals, depreciation, and drilling, producing, and workover overhead charge-outs
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and roll-forwards on a timely basis
  • Analyze results versus forecast and present variance explanations to management
  • Maintain and monitor operated and non-operated well payouts
  • Establish and maintain operated authority for expenditures (AFE’s) in Enertia accounting system
  • Work closely with various groups including accounting, operations, production, and land
  • Maintain SOX controls, policies and procedures related to specific job duties
  • Assist with external audit, internal audit, and legal requests, as needed
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3 years of oil & gas accounting experience desired.  1-3 years of general accounting and/or public accounting experience desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to create and/or improve processes
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Develop a relationship and communicate effectively with various areas of the organization
  • Strong time management, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while ensuring accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Preferred qualification: Experience with Enertia accounting system

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