Foundation Finance and Accounting (Early Career Development Program) Job



Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.


Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.


For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 


The Foundation, Accounting and Finance will participate in the Finance Early Career Development Program.  This program provides rotations through departments in Finance Shared Services, which provide accounting services to our global operations, and Finance Support, which provide dedicated / localized financial analysis, planning, and process facilitation services to each of our asset-based businesses.  Each rotation typically lasts 12 months and provides new graduates with the opportunity to develop a broad range of skills and experience prior to completing the program (approximately three years). 

Specific job responsibilities will be dependent upon the department to which the employee is assigned and, at the time of initial hire, may include: Revenue/Production Accounting, Investment Accounting, Joint Venture Accounting, General Accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Finance Support, and Financial Consolidations and Reporting.

Responsibilities will include some mix of the following:
•    Perform accurate and timely accounting transactions based on accounting policy
•    Perform month-end, quarter-end, and annual accounting close activities for financial statements
•    Perform testing and maintain controls for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
•    Perform monthly, quarterly and year-to-date variance commentaries 
•    Prepare monthly forecast and annual budget and plan submissions 
•    Prepare reports summarizing financial results and business performance metrics
•    Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and special research as requested
•    Participant in technology projects to improve business performance

Assignment options and career path opportunities expand significantly as employees gain experience and complete the rotational development program.


•    In pursuit of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related field with a minimum of 12 hours of Accounting coursework
•    Coursework demonstrating aptitude for systems and technology
•    Minimum GPA of 3.25
•    Graduation date of Summer 2023


Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

•    Builds Trusted Relationships
•    Develops Talent
•    Creates Effective Teams
•    Thinks Strategically
•    Inspires Innovation
•    Demonstrates Courage
•    Drives Continuous Improvement
•    Makes Quality Decisions
•    Delivers High Performance


Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Audrey E Deleon | Employee | Finance | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | Yes | 26948



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