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Sr. Revenue Accountant Job
United State Of America
May 03, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 5.0-10.0 years
Job Category Financial Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Accounting
Role Account Jobs ,Other Financial Jobs
Designation Accounts Manager
Education B.B.A,B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Marathon Oil's goal is to be recognized as the premier independent exploration and production company. To achieve this, the Company remains focused on excelling in the areas of seven strategic imperatives (SI7)  listed below. These differentiate Marathon Oil, underpinning all of the Company's activities, and serve as key drivers of success.

Job Description

Revenue Sr. Accountant

Basic Information

  • Location: Houston
  • Supervisory: No

  • Degree: Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred
  • Computer Proficiencies: SAP PRA or equivalent revenue systems and Excel
  • Work Experience: 5+ years O&G experience required with revenue focus. Experience in Texas, New Mexico, and North Dakota is a plus.


This position reports to the Revenue Supervisor within the Accounting Organization and will be responsible for revenue oil and gas bookings and analysis for the Company's US assets. This position will interface regularly with Production Reporting, Tax & Royalty, Marketing Accounting, and Land. The incumbent will need to demonstrate strong problem solving, organizational, communication, and collaboration skills and a high level of initiative to realize department deliverables and goals within aggressive deadlines.

  • Record more complex revenue oil and gas bookings for assigned area of responsibility accurately and timely.
  • Review and analyze monthly revenue financial results, including revenue accruals, account receivable reconcilements and general ledger account reconcilements. Ensure monthly revenue variance explanations are prepared.
  • Handle the most complex assignments
  • Understand the field setup and flow in order to book accurate entries.
  • Possess superior knowledge and understanding of revenue accounting.
  • Enhance and create new systems and processes to ensure functions are performed in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrate initiative in seeking additional responsibility.
  • Maintain accounts receivable account balances and actively work outstanding balances.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconcilements.
  • Book monthly revenue related accruals.
  • Assist in monthly analysis and explaining variances.
  • Work with Supervisor and Lead Accountants on complex tasks and projects. May function as a project leader on small to medium sized projects.
  • Provide data and help resolve audit, litigation and acquisition and disposition issues and requests.
  • Interact with other departmental personnel to improve departmental communication.
  • Possess strong knowledge of revenue accounting and share that knowledge with others.
  • Demonstrate initiative in seeking additional responsibility.
  • Assist in developing and promoting sound recommendations that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
  • Ensure accounting and reporting is being performed timely and accurately, in compliance with Marathon policies

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