US Houston: Principal Accountant


We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Under general supervision, assists in the development of the company’s business systems, processes, and controls, including policies and procedures, relative to the location and department assigned. Demonstrates understanding of organizational structure and core businesses of the company and industry. Performs, researches, and resolves activities involving complex accounting reports with associated accounting analysis and related internal controls. May prepare and post or review journal vouchers for accounting transactions. Reviews and monitors financial transactions for accuracy and timeliness. Prepares, analyzes and distributes financial results including variance explanations. Interacts and communicates with other departments and business units to resolve financial related issues. Coordinates financial report preparation and business analysis. Requires completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, business, or other related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in accounting related roles. Knowledge of US GAAP. Demonstrates project management skills and knowledge of financial performance metrics such as CVA/NOVA. Demonstrates knowledge in aspects of general accounting, internal controls and risk mitigation, company policy, financial analysis and statutory reporting, forecasting, and financial applications of varying complexity, as well as advanced levels of proficiency with industry and company acumen. This is a developmental role for learning basic supervisory skills/experience.


This position will be in the Consolidation & Reporting group reporting to the Accounting Supervisor and will focus on the company’s consolidated Statement of Cash Flows by performing the following responsibilities:


  • Prepares Statement of Cash Flows using an Excel-based tool and related analysis on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Prepares, analyzes, and distributes monthly and quarterly financial results including variance explanations, reports, schedules for management.
  • Performs and maintains consolidation system requirements on a monthly basis.
  • Performs detailed reviews on various team reports, schedules, and analyses.
  • Assists with quarterly external reporting responsibilities, i.e. SEC filings, earnings releases.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and actively participate in ongoing projects, process improvements.
  • Participates in company ERP system upgrade, to include attending meetings, user testings, cross-trainings, and team communications, etc.
  • Aid in leading other team members.
  • Assist with Government Surveys.





  • Accounting degree with at least five years experience
  • CPA or actively working toward it
  • Skill sets required are analytical, detailed, organized, timely, and excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Working knowledge of cash flow and SOX a plus.
  • Experience working with Hyperion systems a plus.
  • Experience with SAP/S4 a plus.
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 186333 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Support Services
Product Service Line: Finance 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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