Operations Accountant

Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. 
Location Name: MWLS Denver CO
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Operations Accountant will be responsible for settling one or more plant or gathering assets and/or assisting other accountants with their assets in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with company policies using the various accounting systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Obtains information from internal and external sources to record accounting transactions in the accounting systems and general ledger.
• Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies and controls.
• Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of transactions in the systems and general ledger accounts. Applies analytical review to system results to ensure transactions are properly recorded in the accounting systems.
• Prepare monthly estimates & actualization for the specific assets.
• Analyzes account balances and margin account activity at month end and prepares properly supported account reconciliations, margin analysis, and SOX documentation.
• Provide monthly variance analysis on assets for management reporting purposes.
• Answers and resolves internal and external customer inquiries, including audit inquiries from external auditors, Internal Auditing, and producer auditors.
• Provides expertise to others in the MarkWest community for your specific system.
• Files applicable regulatory reports as required by state and federal governmental agencies.
• Strive to understand the full-range of the applicable operational accounting systems (e.g. Quorum Suite and/or Right Angle) functionality, the specific assets for which the accountant is responsible and the midstream business.
• Supports projects as needed and assists other accountants as requested by management.
• Provide support to senior accountants and/or accounting supervisors.
• Maintains desk procedures to document the mechanics of booking the assets.
• Occasional (1-2 annual) travel to field location.

DEPARTMENTAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Customer Focus
• Professionalism
• Adaptability
• Results
• Self-Development; Seeks Opportunities to Improve

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
None

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or finance required.
• One to three years of work experience as a degreed professional preferred.
• One to three years of oil and gas industry experience preferred.
• Experience with Oracle accounting software preferred.
• Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
• Ability to work under high pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
• Highly motivated and team-oriented individual.
• Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient in use of Excel and Word and have the aptitude to effectively learn company-specific accounting systems.
• Excellent organization skills.
• Flexible to work overtime during peak periods.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Physical Demands:

Requires sitting throughout most of the day, interspersed with short trips throughout the office.

Working Environment:
Primarily in an office environment.
Materials and Equipment Used:
Personal computer, 10-key, phone, scanner, fax and copier.

Division: MPLX-President's Staff (50746081) 
Department: MPLX-Accounting and Controller (50908341)
Travel Expected: Up to 10%
Driver's License Required: No

 

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

 

Company
Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Speedway
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Denver, Colorado 80002, US