Accounting Analyst


Job description

One of our major Oil & Gas clients needs an Accounting Analyst for their office in Houston, TX:




  • Assist in the monthly financial closeout process, including
  • Compilation and review of monthly financial activity in departmental variance analysis meeting
  • Compile and book selected monthly accruals
  • Review and confirm various postings and reports prepared by staff members
  • Variance analyses on financial and production data as requested by the corporate office and by local management
  • Address and troubleshoot ad hoc issues/requests and changes to the business as they arise. This includes:
  • Accounting impacts from process or system changes, upgrades, and restrictions
  • Reviews and calculations of complex transactions
  • Journal entry corrections and re-class entries as necessary
  • CEMAC Foreign Exchange regulations
  • Research, respond to, and resolve historical / legacy MEGPL accounting issues and questions
  • Overall accounting responsibility for legacy international companies, including but not limited to reviews of journal entries, wire clearing, Blackline balance sheet account reconciliations, intercompany reviews, and:
  • Historical audit support
  • Company disposition, branch closure support
  • Semi-annual dividend / capital distributions
  • Annual statutory reporting
  • Compile and calculate monthly EG payroll taxes due on ex-pat compensation
  • Administer accounting for leases under the accounting standard ASC 842
  • Reconcile and validate data from SAP to various government reports (Statement of Expenditures (SOE) and Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) reports)
  • Perform annual true-up and reallocation of mooring costs
  • Local Administer for the balance sheet account reconciliation tool Blackline
  • Responsible for the administration of MEGPLs allocation cycles and annual updates
  • Conduct Marathon EG Production Limiteds (MEGPL) business with the highest ethical standards



  • Bachelor’s or degree with a major in Accounting required
  • Accounting Certification preferred (CPA) but not required
  • Experience in Accounting, Planning, and/or Financial Analysis required
  • Previous experience in an international assignment helpful but not required
  • MS Office Suite
  • Excel, Word
  • Access – experience or willingness to learn required
  • PowerPoint
  • SAP and BW
  • SharePoint
  • English, basic Spanish helpful

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