Senior Accountant

12 September 2019


Senior Accountant
Location: Houston, TX

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • General accounting in accordance with applicable laws and accounting standards
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing
  • Perform various account reconciliations monthly
  • Review and prepare all monthly accruals
  • Perform operating expense variance analysis and reporting for corporate
  • Ensure timely and reliable financial closing / statutory reporting
  • Assist management in preparing annual budgets; external and internal
  • Ensure invoice entries are posted correctly and accurately according to guidelines
  • Process aging report and manage the account receivables and account payable
  • Reconcile, prepare and record Intercompany invoices for man hours and expenses
  • Prepare financial statements such as Balance Sheets and P&Ls
  • Liaise with Project and coordinate accounting/finance support project activities
  • Maintain and review accounting procedures, processes and make improvements when necessary
  • Ensure group reporting meets requirements and compliance to statutory audit and corporate taxation
  • Assist in preparing US Withholding tax calculation and make monthly payments
  • Supports Financial Controller in miscellaneous projects and ad-hoc business needs

Additional possible responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly Joint Interest Billings (JIB) and Cash Calls
  • Prepare revenue, UOP depletion, DD&A, Capitalized Interest, and other monthly entries
  • Attends DGH Audit and any other meeting related with Dussafu Project
  • Analyze and calculate allocation of operator expense and overhead to partners
  • Assist and coordinate in JIB audits


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Preferably CPA Certification


  • Ideally over 5 years of Accounting experience, with a background in management reporting
  • Previous Big 4 experience
  • Previous E&P experience
  • Previous experience from a multinational company is as advantage
  • International experience a plus


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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