White Star Petroleum is accepting applications for the full-time position of Operations Accountant.
The Operations Accountant is responsible for supporting the monthly fixed asset process (including setting up, maintaining, tracking and monitoring AFEs), certain JIB processes, analyzing/processing monthly journal entries, communicating with operations personnel on fixed asset and expense matters.
Setup AFEs, Maintain AFEs, and AFE reporting—including analysis and review
Ability to identify and apply appropriate coding to JIB/vendor invoices for LOE, CAPEX and related expense accounts—including assistance with related JIB reversal/correction entries for any identified issues
Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with A/P to communicate pressing issues related to JIB/vendor invoices and updates to A/P processing, resulting from issues identified during JIB/vendor invoice review
Strong analytical skills in dealing with JIB account reconciliations and variances, with the ability to provide reasonable explanations and supporting documentation for related variances
A full understanding of the accounting system and related attributes and the interface relationship between these attributes and system reporting—including general ledger accounts, vendors, wells, AFEs, working interest/division of interest decks, etc.
Ability to create ad hoc reports, as needed, to assist with reporting analysis
Assistance with Acquisition analysis and process implementation for new assets
Process monthly JIB journal entries
Work closely with Operations, A/P, Field staff, and various departments, as needed
Perform property cost research, budget to actual reporting, and associated analysis
Provide accounting guidance to the Operations groups for capital budgeting and planning
Attend operations meeting and update the accounting groups accordingly
Special Projects, as needed
5+ years’ oil and gas experience
Accounting Degree preferred
Must be self-motivated, team player and able to work with minimal supervision
Excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail
Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be flexible to changing circumstances, able to multi-task, problem-solve, and manage time and provide deliverables accordingly
Must be able to work with various levels of professionals inside and outside organizational structure
Proficiency with various software programs, including (but not limited to):
MS Excel--Advanced skills—Pivot/Power Pivot and Power Query
WellView (Peloton Product)
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Job Title: Operations Accountant
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