Accountant II
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation - Denver, CO

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This position is located in Anadarko's corporate offices in Denver, Colorado as a member of the AFE Coordination Team – Expenditure Accounting.


Be familiar with the various AFE types in order to properly set up AFES in the proper line of business as well as distinguishing between capital versus expense.

Set up AFE’S when required using the Automated AFE Tool and SAP.

Be flexible and available after hours during monthly close process.

Be familiar with Anadarko’s Corporate Policies and Procedures pertaining to AFES, AFE Completion Reports, and Authorization for Disposition as well as the Corporate Delegation of Authority.

Be familiar with accounting guidelines regarding capital versus expense.

Be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Process AFE’S for approval.

Assist other departments with AFE set up issues, running reports from the Business Warehouse and any other issues. This position will be dealing with the technical staff and upper management.

Coordinate; write up, test and follow-up with any submitted enhancements dealing with the various AFE functions.

Prepare reports for management as requested.

Reconcile and analyze assigned general ledger accounts

Conduct AFE testing when needed as a result of system upgrades and enhancements.

Prepare journal entries as necessary for transferring costs when an AFE has been replaced by another .


A minimum of two years of experience in Accounting, in the Oil and Gas industry.

Familiarity with Joint Interest Accounting would be a plus but not necessary.

Must be familiar with SAP functionality and be able to navigate within SAP.

Must be competent with Microsoft Office Suites, primarily Excel and Word.

Must possess good communication skills.


Candidate should possess a Bachelor degree preferably in Accounting or Finance.

Grade and salary will be commensurate with relevant education and experience.




This position is not eligible for domestic or international relocation.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0%.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 9/80 work schedule.

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Anadarko Petroleum has ventured beyond its original area of operation -- the Anadarko Basin -- to explore for, develop, produce, and market...