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Tax Accountant

Date: May 5, 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.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Tax Accountant, for APA Corporation will be a member of APA’s Corporate Tax Team. This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
  • Prepare various annual federal tax filings including Forms 1120, 1065, 1041, and 990;
  • Prepare and maintain tax depletion and tax depreciation calculations;
  • Assist in preparing quarterly and annual US tax provisions and tax related financial reporting data;
  • Maintain tax basis calculations for US subsidiaries;
  • Assist in the development of best practices for the income tax compliance and tax accounting process
  • Assist with providing analysis and information required in tax planning activities
  • Assist with projecting and modeling the tax impacts of the Company’s internal forecasts
  • Perform tax research activities to ensure proper application of tax laws and prepare tax memorandums;
  • Assist with providing support and responses to various audit information requests
  • Assist with other recurring and non-recurring projects and tasks


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required;
  • Minimum 2 years of professional tax experience;
  • CPA or progress towards CPA preferred;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Basic understanding of U.S. domestic tax principles;
  • Prefer working knowledge of SAP;
  • Prefer working knowledge of CORPTAX software for both compliance and provision;
  • Prefer working knowledge of Alteryx software;
  • Ability to present and explain projects and ideas in a group setting;
  • Ability to interface with all departments and external service providers; and
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills.


  • 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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