Newfield Exploration Co JIB Accountant III in The Woodlands, Texas

Position Description

Reporting to the Cost Accounting Lead and assisting the team in ensuring that all costs are classified and recorded correctly according to joint operating agreements and COPAS guidelines. Perform analysis and reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness.

Candidate Profile

  • Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness and adaptability.

  • Multi-tasker who can meet tight deadlines and solve problems in time-sensitive environment.

  • Quick learner, strong analytical skills with attention to details.

  • Hands-on team player with ability to effectively interact and communicate with staff, peers and management.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Handling of designated company operated allocations, overhead and reverse and rebook entries

  • AFE setup and maintenance

  • Proficient in the preparation and analysis of payouts

  • Clearing unbilled items

  • Assist leadership team with researching discrepancies, trouble-shooting errors and analyzing financial results

  • Host and respond to JV audits

  • Respond to inquiries or requests from partners and internal customers and resolve issues as necessary

  • Assist with account reconciliations including the preparation, analysis and cleanup

  • Assist with special projects and process improvement initiatives

Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Industry experience in Oil and Gas required

  • Prefer 5 years of relevant experience

  • Oracle Energy experience a plus

  • Knowledge of COPAS required

  • Ability to interact well with others

  • Strong analytical skills

Job: *Financial

Organization: *NFX Business Group

Title: JIB Accountant III

Location: TX-The Woodlands

Requisition ID: 1801L