Midstream Accountant

8 - 10 years experience  •  Energy / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/02/17
Houston, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Energy / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/02/17


  • Prepare and submit various FERC and state financial report filings and tariff filings as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with AFE and allocation processes.
  • Improve existing processes already in place and develop new ones as needed.
  • Ability to review complex contracts and ensure accounting compliance.
  • Assemble source data and prepare monthly pipeline/terminal accounting allocations and statements for gas and crude oil assigned assets. Prepare, analyze and record monthly operational accounting close transactions for those assigned assets.
  • Prepare and record monthly shipper invoices according to contracts or filed tariffs.
  • Complete month end variance analyses and provides explanations by pipeline/asset for all revenue and operating expenses, comparing to prior month and to forecast. Ensure expenses are correctly accrued.
  • Reconcile and report on profit/loss and pipeline imbalances.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for various assets to ensure all revenue is collected timely and adjustment items are identified and completed timely.
  • Prepare monthly cash application for assigned assets.
  • Prepare monthly cash forecast for assigned assets.
  • Adheres to the company’s values – integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.
  • Supports company vision and mission.
  • Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Travel required from time to time, up to 10%.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional associations.


  • Eight (8) years minimum experience or minimum six (6) years of which two must be with Hilcorp or Affiliate Company in oil and gas accounting.
  • Excellent understanding of transactional accounting and the eventual flow of that information to financial reporting with the ability to explain the process and communicate with peers and management.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting cost allocation and cost allocation groups.
  • Ability to identify and analyze accounting and financial reporting questions and develop solutions responsive to those questions. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public. 
  • Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities without close supervision. 
  • Analytical and detail oriented. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex financial information into an organized and presentable manner. 
  • Outstanding administrative and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:

                Required: Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook).
                Preferred: Strong working knowledge of Enertia oil and gas software, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.



Required: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year university of college with a concentration in accounting.


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