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Occidental Petroleum Senior Financial Analyst – Marketing Accounting in Houston, Texas

Title: Senior Financial Analyst – Marketing Accounting Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:


Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Senior Marketing Financial Analysis Accountant based in Houston, TX.

This position is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and recording monthly journal entries

  • Preparing monthly Marketing Accounting close schedules

  • Ensuring monthly close deadlines are met

  • Reviewing financial statements and performing account reconciliations

  • Preparation, analysis and submission of annual budgets and monthly forecasts

  • Reconcile Economic PNL vs GAAP PNL

  • Explaining monthly PNL drivers and variances for management review

  • Provide efficiencies and process improvements related to Marketing Accounting

  • Work with multiple systems

  • Analyzing and rectifying improper financial statement activity

  • Working closely with reporting in recording and analyzing financial data

  • Assisting with internal and external audit and tax requests, as well as other special projects

  • Assist with ad hoc reports and special assignments when needed

  • Provide assistance to regulatory group and legal to assist with any royalty audits and legal matters


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree

  • 5 years Industry Accounting Experience in Marketing Accounting

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and meet short deadlines

  • Self-motivated and strong work ethic

  • Experience using a trading system

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles

  • Desire to improve processes

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Overtime required for monthly closing activities

Desired Qualification:

  • Midstream experience / background in Crude, Power, Gas and NGLs a plus

  • Oracle or Allegro 8 experience a plus

  • Experience with Access databases/SQL a plus

  • Financial modeling/valuation experience a plus

  • CPA a plus

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