ConocoPhillips Financial Accountant in WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Australia
Title: Financial Accountant Location: ASIA PACIFIC-AUSTRALIA-WESTERN AUSTRALIA-PERTH Job Number: 00Q1M
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips has operations and activities in 20 countries.
Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business. In Australia and Timor-Leste our exciting portfolio includes the Darwin LNG facility in the Northern Territory, the Bayu-Undan gas-condensate field in the Timor Sea, and the Australia Pacific LNG facility in Queensland. We also have exploration and appraisal projects off northern Australia including the Greater Poseidon, Barossa and Greater Sunrise fields.
Reporting to the Team Lead - JV Accounting, the Financial Accountant will be a key member of our Finance team based in Perth. The role will be responsible for managing accounting related matters pertaining to the Production Sharing Contracts (PSC), together with responsibility for Australia Business Unit - West trade and miscellaneous accounts receivables and revenues. Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Monthly internal profit oil calculations & preparation of monthly PSC revenue returns for the Autoridade Nacional do Petroleo e Minerais (ANPM)
Monthly interest on profit oil calculation to Joint Venture partners Preparation of disbursements of sales proceeds and profit oil to Joint Venture partners and the ANPM Preparation of quarterly PSC cost returns for the ANPM Participant on PSC cost recovery audits Liaisewith Ernst & Young on Agreed Upon Procedure (AUP) report to the ANPM Assist the Finance Controller on ANPM related issues from the ANPM Working Group and Steering Committee Respond to ad-hoc queries from the ANPM & our joint venture partners, and liaise accordingly in relation to accounting issues concerning the Production Sharing Contract, Profit Oil and Revenue Provide input for ABU-West companies’ cash flows Compilation of monthly revenue report, reconciliation of sales-related customer & vendor accounts and cash analysis for the ABU- West Liaise with CoP Singapore representative (agent for the Bayu-Undan sellers re Condensate & LPG) in relation to sales issues and recognition of Bayu-Undan Condensate & LPG sales in SAP Issue and distribute invoices for LNG, Helium, local gas sales, Bayu-Undan terminal fees and miscellaneous receivables Preparation & monitoring of demurrage accruals and facilitate payment of the various costs of sales Ad-hoc pricing analyses for CoP staff (both local & Houston-based) Preparation of quarterly Survey of International Investment for the Australian Bureau of Statistics Preparation of monthly exchange gain/loss and taxes other than income taxes analysis Preparation of monthly trade receivables reconciliations. Qualifications: To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following experience and qualifications:
Recognised degree in Accounting, together with CA or CPA qualification
5 - 8 years’ experience in Financial Accounting, with exposure to the oil and gas industry preferred
Proficient in the use of SAP financial modules
Proven experience in managing internal and external relations in a multicultural environment
Good planning and organizational skills for effective multitasking
Strong results orientation commitment. In return, ConocoPhillips offers a culture of collaboration, work life balance and support for individual career and professional development. In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of 28 June 2017 .
ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job Function: Accounting, Finance, Auditing, and Tax Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level Line of Business: AUSTRALIA - WEST Title: Financial Accountant