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Assistant Controller in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


Private-equity backed, Houston based E&P company in central Houston seeks a strong Assistant Controller to $170K + Bonus + Equity.


Will help develop an accounting team and a very friendly corporate culture.  This company has an opportunity that will provide a unique blend  professional challenge to help build a very strong team.   This is a fabulous opportunity.

Responsibilities include:

  • This role will be instrumental in helping to build out the accounting – interviewing, hiring, transitioning from contract staff to permanent staff.
  • This role will have two direct reports – Joint Interest Supervisor and Revenue Supervisor.
  • Help lead the effort to finalize new system implementation and assist management to transition.
  • Oversee all oil and gas accounting functions including Joint Interest Accounting, Revenue Accounting, Financial Accounting, Payout Accounting, Partnership Accounting and Accounts Payable.
  • Develop policies and procedures for Accounting department, Accounting calendar/checklists and establish appropriate internal controls and segregation of duties.
  • Develop and design reporting to private-equity owners and outside parties.
  • Coordinate with outside operators, internal Production and Engineering staff, internal Land department and coordinate with Tax Manager to provide appropriate information for quarterly tax estimates, return preparation, tax depreciation, etc.


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting
  • CPA in good standing, required
  • 15+ years’ experience with Operational and Financial Accounting for small to mid-market Oil and Gas company, previous experience as a Manager or Controller in small oil and gas company
  • Start-up company experience is a plus
  • Previous experience should include Joint Interest Accounting (AFE, JIB and LOE), Revenue Accounting, Financial Accounting, Payout Accounting, Partnership Accounting and Accounts Payable.
  • Previous experience managing accounting teams and developing staff.
  • Experience in dealing with highly confidential matters.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel.
  • Highly organized.