Revenue Accountant

07 August 2019



Location: Houston, TX

Level of Work

Individual performs production and revenue accounting functions and assists in generating business improvements within assigned area with general supervision.


  • Exhibits integrity by being widely trusted and admits mistakes. Is seen as a direct, truthful individual. Follows through on commitments.
  • Understands how their job adds value and impacts Marathon's performance. Is optimistic. Is results-driven.
  • Possesses a positive, can-do attitude and expects the same from others. Pursues everything with energy, drive and perseverance.
  • Continually strives for excellence by maintaining and improving professional and technical skills. Actively seeks to share knowledge and insights that promote learning.
  • Communicates openly and is good at focused listening. Provides timely and relevant information. Offers alternatives to "the way it's always been done".
  • Willing to be held accountable. Shares credit when things go right and doesn't blame others when things go wrong.
  • Sees change as an opportunity. Learns from mistakes and shares this information freely. Remains focused in the face of changing circumstances and relationships.
  • Has a passion for seeking creative and innovative solutions to improve the business. Pushes self and influences others for results. Takes action to achieve goals beyond what is called for.
  • Is a Team Player and fully supports team decisions. Earns and gives respect at all levels in the company. Is reliable; can be counted on for quality and timely work.

Essential Job Functions

  • Under general supervision, applies the principles, theories and concepts of production and revenue accounting to assignments.
  • Continues to develop, broaden and utilize technical skills by seeking direction from more senior professionals and by attending appropriate training sessions.
  • Focuses a large portion of effort on data entry and learning with some time spent on analysis and problem-solving.
  • Demonstrates initiative in seeking additional responsibility and gaining knowledge beyond core responsibilities, e.g., striving to understand the "big picture".
  • May assist in developing and promoting sound recommendations that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
  • May function as a project leader on less complex projects.
  • May assist with the training and mentoring of less experienced staff.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Records revenue oil and gas bookings for assigned area of responsibility accurately and timely.
  • Understands the field setup and flow in order to book accurate entries.
  • Maintains accounts receivable balances and actively works outstanding balances.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconcilements.
  • Provides data for audit, litigation and acquisition and disposition issues and requests.
  • Works with Division Orders on requests.
  • Timely processes PPAs (i.e. DO Analytic Report, etc.).
  • Provides variance explanations for the Earnings and Check Write Variance reports.
  • Sets up new wells.
  • Responds to Owner Inquiries within the agreed upon time.
  • Clears suspended cash entries.
  • Books COOP/OBO revenue accruals.
  • Provides analysis and commentary for Balance Sheet and Profit Letter meetings.
  • Performs monthly Gas Balancing functions.
  • Calculates Gas Balancing settlements.
  • Special projects.
  • Other duties assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience Guidelines

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred
  • Computer Proficiencies: SAP PRA and Microsoft Office applications a plus.


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