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Assistant Controller in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/30/2018

Job Description

SUMMARY:

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

DESCRIPTION:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.