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Occidental Petroleum Accountant in Dallas, Texas

Title: Accountant Location: United States-Texas-Dallas Other Locations:


Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2017 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Accountant located in Dallas, Texas.

Essential Job Duties:

This is a position which initially focuses on a limited, yet challenging area, in order to give the accountant a strong foundation for increased responsibilities in the future. As time progresses, the accountant will be introduced to additional areas and tasks within the department and company, including…

  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of information, analyze product cost data, monitor/reconcile balance sheet accounts and ensure integrity and accuracy of month end accounting close process.

  • Supporting plant controllers and performing multiple functions of cost accounting

  • Support business and manufacturing locations with analysis.

  • Provide support for external audits and internal audits


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (with a minimum of 18 hours of Accounting)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Must demonstrate initiative and interact effectively with others in a team environment

  • Fluctuations in workloads may require some overtime

  • Excel spreadsheet proficiency

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience preferred

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status