El Paso Corporation - Houston, TX

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As a Principal Accountant, the candidate’s primary responsibility will be providing accounting support and guidance to both the Division and Operations personnel. The candidate will be responsible for networking and establishing contacts within the EP Energy organization as well as obtaining an understanding of the plans and daily activities for the area in which he/she supports. The candidate must be able to research, analyze and evaluate financial data. Other responsibilities of the candidate will include but are not limited to the following:

Providing quality customer service to the project costing, divisional planning, accounts payable and general accounting organizations,

Compiling accurate monthly and quarterly reports,

Researching, reviewing and preparing capital and lease operating expense variance analysis in preparation for monthly O&M and capital review meetings,

Facilitating monthly accrual meetings with the Division and Operations personnel,

Reviewing AFEs for appropriate cost classification,

Attending regularly scheduled divisional/operational morning meetings,

Monitoring the capital over expenditure and open wells reports,

Preparing account reconciliations,

Participating in applicable continuous process improvement projects and special projects,

Coordinating, preparing and assembling a monthly director review package,

Assisting in reviewing financial information for presentations and 10K reporting, and

Ensuring compliance with accounting and SOX policies and procedures.


Bachelor's Degree with a major in Accounting and a minimum of five-seven years Oil and Gas Experience.

Requires excellent organizational skills, communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, analytical and computer skills (MS Suite).

Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.

Capable of leading special projects or teams and simultaneously able to complete independent projects on or before the deadlines.

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El Paso Corporation (El Paso) is an energy company, which operates in the natural gas transmission and exploration and production sectors of...