Financial Analyst

Occidental Petroleum

Financial Analyst00025735



Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Financial Analyst based in The Woodlands, Texas.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Preparing monthly journal entries
  • Preparing monthly close reports and schedules
  • Ensuring monthly close deadlines are met
  • Reviewing internal financial activity for accuracy
  • Analyzing financial statement activity and reporting on variances vs. outlook or budget
  • Working with other departments in recording/analyzing financial data
  • Present month end financial and operation results to the Corporate Controller 
  • Assist with organizing and loading monthly outlook and yearly budget
  • Assisting with internal and external audit requests, as well as other special projects/tasks



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree
  • 3 to 5 years oil and gas accounting experience (would consider 2 to 4 years of Public Accounting)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with various internal and external stakeholders, including advisors and government agencies
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and meet short deadlines (accounting close schedule)
  • Self-motivated and strong work ethic
  • Ability to analyze data and reach own conclusions
  • Independent thinker with the ability to problem solve
  • Proactive learner
  • Takes accountability and strives to increase results
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work overtime required for monthly closing activities

Desired Qualification

  • Upstream oil and gas experience/background
  • Fluent Spanish, both written and conversational
  • SAP experience/knowledge
  • SQL and/or Oracle
  • CPA



Relocation:  Will not be offered at this time

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



  Financial Services/Reporting

Primary Location

  United States-Texas-The Woodlands





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