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Accountant, Staff- oil/gas

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | Oil / Gas

Staff Accountant

Fundamental Objectives:

Under the general direction of a Senior Accountant, the Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing assigned accounting transactions, analyzing financial information and preparing financial reports to determine or maintain the proper recording and reporting of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities.

 Essential Job Functions:

·       Prepare general ledger account reconciliations and analysis  and prepare adjusting vouchers, as needed

·       Prepare standard monthly accounting entries including payroll, amortizations, accruals and allocations

·       Facilitate and complete month-end accounting close procedures

·       Prepare supporting schedules for periodic financial statements to ensure they are recorded appropriately

·       Assist in the preparation and filing of excise tax returns

·       Account for the production, disposition, and sales of crude oil and natural gas products

·       Determine product value and production taxes

·       Assist in the preparation of financial reports

·       Perform other related duties as assigned by Senior Accountant


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. / B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. Additional experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
  2. CPA candidate or certification is a plus.
  3. Four (4) years of progressive accounting experience
  4. Experience in Oil and Gas Industries preferred
  5. Strong knowledge of basic and intermediate accounting principles
  6. Detail oriented and strong organizational and time management skills in order to meet established deadlines
  7. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  8. Skilled in the use of computer software and systems including Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and accounting systems
  9. Ability to operate adding machine/calculator and other standard business machines
  10. Good written and verbal communication skills
  11. Ability to comprehend instructions as given by the supervisor as well as the ability to work independently
  12. Team player who can establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  13. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, State automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout
  14. Completion of a substance abuse screening upon offer of employment

Salary $65-80K plus bonus potential and excellent benefit package.

Please contact Jackie Flesher, jflesher@prosearchservices.com






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