Accountant I - Accounts Payable

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77042

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

 

The Accountant for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache's Shared Accounting Services team at the company's Houston, TX office reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager. The Accountant will perform routine tasks and reconciliations focused on accounts payable responsibilities, assist with associated internal reporting, review expense reports and communicate with vendors regarding payments and inquiries.

 

Position duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Review duplicate invoice reports, payment proposal and complete daily payment process
  • Investigate and resolve issues related to returned payments or checks issued
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and internal metrics
  • Research and respond to vendor inquiries and internal requests such as:
    • Invoice inquiries and payment status
    • Expedited payment requests
    • Special payment run requests
    • Block/unblock invoices or vendors
  • Work directly with APA’s Treasury and Supply Chain, as well as other internal groups, to problem solve and provide specific guidance, as needed
  • Review employee expense reports for proper support and documentation for reimbursements
  • Review employee corporate credit card reports for proper support and reasonableness
  • Posting of Ad Valorem invoices and manual wire payments
  • Assist with preparation of annual 1099’s for IRS tax reporting
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects, and participate in user acceptance testing on accounting projects

Qualifications & Experience

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, other field of study may be considered when combined with a minimum of 12 completed accounting hours
  • Entry level to 3 years of general accounting or auditing experience
  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook
  • System experience with SAP Ariba, Concur or Symbeo are beneficial but not required
  • Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success.
  • Appropriately handles issues and problems; referring to higher-level staff, as needed.
  • Able to think critically and analyze work performed to identify potential issues and anomalies.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills, administrative and organizational skills.
  • Able to work well in a team setting with consistent and professional interactions and approachability with team members.

Competencies

The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. We are committed to providing oil and natural gas in more innovative and sustainable ways to help meet the world's energy needs.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA). Apache and other affiliated subsidiaries have operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom's North Sea and exploration opportunities offshore Suriname and elsewhere.

For additional information about APA Corporation, please visit: www.apacorp.com.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

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