Noble Energy, Inc. Accounting Manager, General Ledger in Houston, Texas

Responsible for managing and overseeing the day to day maintenance of the books and records that supports the Company’s general ledger andrelated sub-ledgers. This includes evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls and procedures for all of the Company’s routine,non-routine, and estimation data processes affecting the general ledger.

Detailed Description

  • Managing the General Ledger Accounting team of eight employees.

  • Overseeing the general accounting function and global consolidations including, but not limited to, the preparations of the consolidated cash flow statement and equity roll forward.

  • Review and analyze monthly financial statements, including the balance sheet and income statement, for review by internal management.

  • Managing the monthly close process, which includes interaction with other departments to verify the close running smoothly and close dates are adhered to.

  • Participating in the review process of quarterly and annual SEC filings.

  • Overseeing the maintenance of the accounting systems, including the Oracle general ledger chart of accounts; Oracle reporting and account reconciliation tools.

  • Proactively initiate and explore process improvements opportunities

  • Serve as a company-wide technical accounting resource and support the SEC reporting team and business units with any ad-hoc questions and initiatives.

  • Maintain the Company’s SOX compliance and accounting policies to ensure all transactions are controlled and documented according to GAAP

Job Requirements

**Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (preferred) OR Finance, Economics, or Mathematics with a minor in Accounting (or a minimum of 15 credit hours in Accounting)

  • Typically requires 5-10 years of progressive public company (or a large private company) accounting and reporting experience

  • 7+ years of experience strongly preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA (or equivalent)

  • Big 4 public accounting experience with Fortune 500 clients

  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills

  • Operational accounting experience with one or more Fortune 500 companies

  • A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting challenges

  • Aptitude for leading teams; influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution

  • Solid organizational skills along with an aptitude for information technology

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Familiarity with GAAP research tools and the FASB codification

  • O&G; Experience

  • Oracle ERP Experience

Additional Details


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In order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist. Leader approval, time in current position, or ability to perform at the level does not guarantee a promotion. Requirements build as one progresses. In addition, the requirements and specifications listed above are intended to describe the general function and level of the personnel assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit any additional responsibilities, duties and/or skills that may be required of the incumbent.

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Job Title: Accounting Manager, General Ledger

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: 2442 General Accounting