Senior Staff Accountant – Fixed Assets

Devon Energy

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BASIC ACCOUNTABILITY                                          
Under the general direction of the Fixed Assets Supervisor. Supports Devon Energy Financial Accounting by preparing and overseeing Fixed Asset processes, primarily focused around Asset Retirement Obligation (ARO), Asset Settlement, and Acquisition & Divestiture accounting. Responsible for leading projects and regularly works across segments within Devon Energy. The ability to communicate clearly with internal and external parties and maintain a focus on continuous improvement is critical to continued success. Must be able to manage desk to meet monthly deadlines.                                        
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and oil and gas accounting                                        
Able to communicate financial and technical information clearly and concisely                                        
Demonstrate and promote Devon’s employee attributes                                        
Strong organization, time management, attention to detail and prioritization skills                                        
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                        
Prepare entries and review controls related to the asset retirement obligation                                        
Assess the status of assets under construction to be moved to be placed in service for oil and gas, corporate, and midstream assets                                        
Ensure appropriate treatment of  assets under construction, including impairment assessments                                        
Collaborate cross-functionally in support of Devon’s goals, overall accounting efficiencies, and to provide effective customer service                                        
Ensure appropriate accounting treatment of oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures under the Successful Efforts method of accounting                                        
Validate property related transactions and reports are prepared in compliance with internal controls and policies, and relevant laws and regulations, including U.S. GAAP and SEC                                        
Help facilitate and lead discussion/research in the resolution of complex issues                                        
Other duties as assigned                                        
Approximately 3 or more years of experience in financial accounting and/or oil and gas accounting                                        
EDUCATION (Minimum level of education required for the job).                                               
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field                                        
OTHER REQUIREMENTS                                        
Requires the ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written skills)                                        
Ability to work with data effectively                                        
Experience using Microsoft Office                                        
Experience with optimization software preferred                                        

Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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