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Sr. Financial Accountant

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77056

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.

Specific Responsibilities

 
 The Sr. Financial Accountant, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Technical Accounting team which is responsible for various tasks within accounting including but not limited to:
 
•    Participating in implementation of the SEC’s announced rule on Climate Disclosures including: 
o    Assisting in developing and implementing a roadmap to implement the new rule.
o    Assisting in developing and implementation of relevant internal controls 
o    Working with control owners to ensure internal controls stay relevant as systems and processes change
o    Assisting in interpretation of the new rule and how, and if, it affects the Company.
o    Working with other internal stakeholders on implementation of the rule, including but not limited to, ESG, IT and operations.
•    Participating in analyzing Company transactions to ensure the appropriate application of US GAAP, including but not limited to:
o    Participating in the evaluation of new contracts to identify, analyze and conclude on technical accounting considerations, i/e, revenue recognition, lease accounting, derivative accounting, etc.
o    Participating in discussions related to significant Company transactions to identify and analyze any potential technical accounting considerations.
•    Monitoring standard-setters for latest accounting regulations, analyzes impact of new/emerging regulations on the Company, and ensure appropriate application and disclosure
•    Assisting in implementation of future new regulations and pronouncements
•    Helping with the review of SEC filings, 
•    Reviewing investor relations presentations, press releases, Proxy and other publications before they are released to ensure compliance with SEC regulations and consistency with SEC filings
•    Developing accounting policies and procedures for various accounting functions and promoting their consistent application throughout Apache  
•    Assisting with Special Projects as needed

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
 
•    2-5 years of public accounting experience strongly preferred
•    A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field 
•    CPA (preferred) 
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
•    Outstanding communication, interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills
•    Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems

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.

 

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