Sr Project Controller - NextEra

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
1600814
Sector
Renewables
Category
Wind
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Oil and Gas Controller

The successful candidate will have strong drive and a will to succeed and take ownership of assigned oil and gas projects, adding value through critical thinking and strong inter-personal skills. The Oil and Gas Controller will be responsible for a portfolio of projects with investments in upstream and midstream activities (primarily non-operating interests). Candidates with accounting experience in the Oil and Gas industry preferred.
  • Learn and understand the business; including market forces, key operational drivers, joint interest accounting, and key oil and gas accounting issues for assigned projects;
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flows of assigned projects
  • Understand the accounting impact of all relevant project documents including joint operating and development agreements
  • Assist in analyzing the accounting risks and impacts of acquisitions and divestitures for assigned projects
  • Develop a thorough understanding of all journal entries affecting the assigned projects
  • Meet all assigned deadlines related to the accounting close and forecasting process
  • Complete thorough analytical reviews of financial statement variances to forecast and work to continually improve the forecasting process
  • Work closely with other accounting personnel, business managers, operations, reservoir engineering, and the corporate financial reporting team to ensure the proper accounting, consolidation and reporting of all assigned projects
  • Ensure compliance with current GAAP and identify and implement applicable new GAAP
  • Prepare timely and accurate quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare timely and accurate discrete project reporting as required by partnership and financing agreements
  • Prepare timely and accurate management reports and support external reporting (e.g., 10K, 10Q, etc.)
  • Ensure SOx compliance with all processes impacting the assigned projects and provide timely responses to auditor requests
  • Prepare monthly tax provisions
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with the tax department to properly account for income taxes.
  • Participate in project-level financings and other Treasury initiatives
  • Accept and perform special projects, such as software implementation initiatives, Six Sigma projects and new GAAP implementation
  • The ideal candidate will possess the following performance attributes and competencies:
  • Driven - committed to career development through personal improvement
  • Problem solver - proactive thinker with practical solutions, analytical, and orientation to be tightly linked to business strategies and financial priorities
  • Professional skills - strong interpersonal skills, builds and nurtures cross functional teams and relationships both locally and across the greater organization, respects others, is tactfully assertive, has a bias for action, and follows through to completion
  • Technical skills - experience researching, interpreting and applying accounting rules and policies, specifically in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Process & project management - strong planning and organizational skills
  • Integrity - strong ethic to comply with legal, regulatory, and company rules and policies


Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • 7 years of experience required
  • Oil & Gas experience strongly preferred

Required Qualifications:
High School Grad / GED:Required;Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Work Exp:Required;Experience:7 years;