Staff Accountant
DCP Midstream - Houston, TX

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DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a leader in the midstream segment of the energy industry as the No. 1 NGL producer, No. 1 natural gas gatherer and processor, and No. 3 NGL pipeline operator in the U.S., based on miles of pipeline operated. DCP Midstream is a 50-50 joint venture between Phillips 66 and Spectra Energy. DCP Midstream is the link in the energy chain ensuring society has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. As the largest producer of natural gas liquids in the U.S., DCP Midstream is proud of the role its 3,200 employees perform in gathering and processing natural gas in 18 states. DCP Midstream is the largest oil and gas company and the largest private company in Denver, and is the Top Company Winner for Energy/Natural Resources in Colorado as recognized by ColoradoBiz. For more information, visit the DCP Midstream website at

DCP Midstream, LLC is also the general partner and manages the operations of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a midstream master limited partnership (MLP) which trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DPM). (

Essential Functions:

Records transactions into the general ledger or other systems; ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies in a timely manner.
Responsible for the Plant allocations, pipeline allocation; system balances; economics; imbalances; AR aging; and account reconciliations.
Reviews and analyzes the set-up of various contracts (i.e. POP, processing, keepwhole, treating, etc..).
Must demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritize workload.
Develops and maintains good rapport with producers, other third parties, marketers, gas control personnel, contract admin, and measurement.
Level of position is dependant on qualifications, skills and experience of incumbent.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting (12 hours minimum accounting)
3+ years accounting experience at professional level
Good computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word applications and aptitude to effectively learn company specific accounting and operations systems
Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
Flexibility to work overtime during peak periods

Desired Qualifications:

Three years of Gas Revenue Plant accounting experience preferred. (The DCP definition of Gas Revenue Plant Accounting includes imbalance reconciliation experience and proficiency in plant allocation systems)
Advanced degree
Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
Excellent analytical skills.
Customer service oriented and strong written and oral communication skills.
Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Experience with TIPS, PeopleSoft financials and GMS Ultra applications

Job may be staffed at any of the following levels depending on qualifications & experience: Accountant, Staff Accountant or Senior Accountant.