Halliburton United States Houston: Senior Accountant in Houston, Texas

United States Houston: Senior Accountant

Date: Mar 8, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Under general supervision, understands the company's business systems, processes, and controls, including policies and procedures, relative to the location and department assigned. Understands organizational structure of the Company. Prepares account reconciliations and increasingly complex accounting analyses. Identifies and resolves issues. Prepares and posts journal vouchers for accounting transactions. Researches and resolves basic accounting issues and transactions, including related internal controls. Job role is has both some complex tasks and intended to expose incumbents to many aspects of accounting, financial analysis, and reporting globally.

Primary responsibilities

Benefits Accounting supports HR Global Benefits by accounting for the company’s retirement plans and health/welfare plans and by preparing and filing informational IRS forms with the IRS, DOL, and PBGC. The department is also responsible for preparing retirement plan disclosures for the company’s annual and quarterly SEC filings. Over time, the incumbent will be exposed to all significant departmental aspects and assume periodic responsibility for most, including:

  • Accounting for the company’s U.S. defined benefit pension and other postretirement plans

  • Monitoring monthly accounting activity of the company’s foreign defined benefit plans and communicating with local foreign accountants to resolve issues

  • Accounting for the company’s 401(k) plan

  • Performing account reconciliations

  • Monitoring, maintaining, and analyzing the adequacy of health/welfare reserves

  • Preparing work papers for retirement plan financial statements and related IRS/DOL filings

  • Preparing work papers in support of retirement plan disclosures in the company’s SEC filings

  • Preparing various other reports and analyses for internal and external reporting purposes

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, business, or related field required; advanced accounting degree preferred

  • CPA designation preferred or working toward certification

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting-related roles required

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP

  • Strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills

  • Proactive and motivated work style

  • Experience with SAP and Essbase preferred

  • Good Microsoft Excel and Word skills

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 54246

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Support Services

Product Service Line: Finance

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Technology