Marine Marketing Accountant

Occidental Petroleum

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Oxy is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil and gas producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.

Occidental strives to attract and retain talented employees by investing in their professional development and providing rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to meet the highest employer standards by ensuring the health and safety of our employees, protecting the environment, and positively impacting communities where we do business.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Marketing Marine Accountant within our Accounting team based in Houston, TX.

Reporting to the Marketing Marine Accounting Supervisor, the Marketing Marine Accountant is responsible for actualizing and tracking crude oil volumes transported to market, placed in storage, and delivered to market.

The following are job duties expected of the Marketing Marine Accountant:

·         Work with Operations and Front Office to ensure completeness and accuracy of settlements of crude purchases, sales, and secondary costs; including preparation and sending out invoices, setting up wire for cash payments, confirmation of payments, and resolving discrepancies timely thorough review of contracts and volume actualization support.

·         Perform month-end closing procedures and submit reports on time per the department calendar and schedule (GL AR/AP Recon preparation and balance reconciliation).

·         Preparation of cash forecasts to be provided to the Treasury.

·         Review and record monthly journal entries related to AR, AP, cash, broker, and prepaid accounts.

·         Ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP requirements.

·         Analyze and prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and resolve reconciling differences on a timely basis.

·         Collaborate with the financial reporting team for balance sheet, income statement analysis, and margin tie-outs.

·         Assist and participate in special projects regularly.

·         Prepare PBC’s for internal and external audit, assist with analysis and explanations.

·         Develop and maintain desk procedures as needed.

·         Manage relationships with and regularly provide support to front-office, mid-office, credit, and treasury.

·         Overtime will be required during critical times.



Required Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a minimum of 21 hours of accounting with a business degree.

·         Employ fundamental accounting skills: general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and account reconciliations.

·         SAP experience is highly desirable.

·         Strong ability in managing and processing large quantities of data.

·         Ability to communicate professionally and establish effective working relationships with internal operations and external customers.

·         Team-oriented spirit who displays a willingness to help others; and lead by example.

·         Capacity to maintain an optimistic and proactive attitude.

·         Motivated, self-directed, and results-driven approach to work, also takes ownership of assigned tasks.

·         Ability to research and prepare analysis to respond to internal and external inquiries in a timely, professional, and thorough manner.

·         Creative thinker who can identify processes for continuous process improvement opportunities.

·         Working proficiency and knowledge in Excel, i.e. mining/manipulating data.

·         Initiative to consistently meet internal and external deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

·         SAP software application experience.

·         Experience with Microsoft Excel.

·         Experience working in a trading system, Allegro experience a plus.


Relocation will not be provided.


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.

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Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never:

·         Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

·         Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

·         Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.



Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Houston





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