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IT Financial Applications Analyst

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The IT Financial Applications Analyst role will be a member of Apache’s Information Technology team at the company’s Houston, TX office reporting to the Financial Applications Manager. The role is responsible for providing business, technical, and analytical support for financial applications, including SAP FICO, SAP GRC, AFENav, Nakisa, OpenInvoice, etc.  The candidate will focus on maintaining, supporting and ensuring system integrity in an integrated rapidly changing environment. This position requires a motivated individual with strong analytical skills.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Interacting with business teams to understand and troubleshoot issues, analyze potential resolutions, and test solutions
  • Responsible for SAP, AFENav, and Nakisa system upgrades and acceptance testing of new software releases including system configuration, testing, quality assurance and training of end users
  • Test SAP security authorizations and roles
  • Interface support and enhancement testing
  • Coordinate with vendors to test and implement corrections to existing functionality 
  • Creating, analyzing, and validating detailed functional specifications and facilitating design sessions with the business and technical teams
  • Document requirements to implement business process and technology solutions
  • Work with internal and external audit on documenting and validating SOX controls
  • Perform semi-annual user access reviews and segregation of duties reviews

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Accounting or related field
  • Three or more years of oil and gas industry experience
  • SAP FICO knowledge required
  • SAP GRC knowledge is preferred
  • AFENav knowledge is preferred
  • Nakisa knowledge is preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management experience is a plus

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.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity


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