Accounts Payable Lead – Houston –

Accounts Payable Lead Overview:

  • Process all G&A/legal/procurement invoices through an electronic invoice system. Process includes scanning, indexing, verifying proper approval, coding and uploading to accounting software
  • Review of oil & gas field invoices for index and coding accuracy and upload to accounting software
  • Support both department and field coders and other company employees with accounting and/or coding assistance utilizing knowledge of proper accounting standards
  • Monitor and reassign invoices based on workload
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for field and management review regarding invoice disposition
  • Void checks and review outstanding check register
  • Code and upload all contract pumper invoices and update pumper log
  • Backup administrator for electronic invoice workflow system
  • Primary backup for Manager – Accounts Payable Accounting
  • Some review/coding of invoices for outside operated properties and reconciliations
  • Perform vendor reconciliations
  • Prepare and input journal vouchers

Accounts Payable Lead Qualifications:

  • Four year undergraduate degree with six plus years of direct oil & gas accounts payable experience or equivalent experience, or high school diploma or GED with ten plus years of experience in oil & gas accounts payable accounting or equivalent experience. Experience must be in upstream oil and gas accounting and not in a related industry. Experience must include some outside operated property coding and a strong working knowledge of tangible and intangible costs, AFEs and lease operating expenses
  • Strong working knowledge of chargeable items based on Joint Operating or Unit Agreements and their corresponding Accounting Procedures
  • Ability to complete a variety of highly complex assignments involving a well-rounded knowledge of accounts payable accounting practices
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and prioritize workload accordingly
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to interface effectively with management, coders, field personnel and vendors
  • Working knowledge of the various departmental activities in an upstream E&P company and their interface/integration with the Accounting department
  • Working knowledge of electronic invoice workflow software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook applications

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