Senior Operational Accountant

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Job ID#: 14432

Senior Operational Accountant
Direct Hire; up to 90K + bonus
Downtown Houston


  • Prepare monthly close journal entries including lease operating expense accruals, capital accruals, units of production depletion, and proved and unproved impairment
  • Prepare accounting memorandums related to proved and unproved impairment, depletion, and other accounting topics
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and roll-forwards on a timely basis
  • Research technical accounting topics related to operational accounting including topics in ASC 360, ASC 932, and COPAS guidance
  • Analyze results versus forecast and present variance explanations to management
  • Work closely with various groups including accounting, operations, production, and land
  • Maintain SOX controls/policies and procedures related to specific job duties
  • Assist with external audit, internal audit, and legal requests
  • Provide guidance to other accountants within the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree with 5 years of o&g accounting experience
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PP, and Outlook; Enertia highly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and able to create and improve processes
  • Team player, collaborative approach, and able to develop a relationship and communicate effectively with various areas of the organization
  • Strong time management, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Fast-paced, accurate, efficient, and attention to detail

Other Info: 

  • Great benefits package
  • Thriving stable organization with beautiful offices and a great culture
  • Internal promotability
  • Role reports to Accounting Manager



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