Oasis Petroleum

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Location US-TX-Houston
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Position Summary

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst position will be responsible for ensuring that all financial statements, reports and disclosures are complete, accurate and timely for SEC reporting, and for internal reporting to our Executive team. The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst is also expected to gain knowledge of the Company’s accounting policies, processes, and controls, and to build relationships with the accounting team as well as other departments as a “go-to person” for questions and guidance. Salary and level commensurate with experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and review financial statements and related schedules for the monthly financial package; attend and participate in monthly financial review meetings with management
  • Compile and review monthly and quarterly variance analysis and explain significant variances in financial statement accounts, utilizing input from the respective account owners in the Accounting department
  • Compile, draft and review 10-K and 10-Q drafts; update disclosures for the current reporting period; ensure SEC compliance of 10-Q/K through review of financial statement disclosure checklists, authoritative accounting guidance and other resources
  • Assist in maintaining organized tie-out and support binders for all filings
  • Prepare/review XBRL tagging of financial statements and footnotes for Forms 10-K and 10-Q
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain information for 10-Q/K disclosures
  • Coordinate with independent auditors in order to facilitate a successful audit and provide documentation requests as necessary
  • Draft quarterly press releases and review investor presentations, Board presentations and other materials for accuracy
  • Assist the legal group with the annual proxy statement and all registration statements
  • Record and review journal entries, as necessary
  • Responsible for ensuring data is accurately maintained in the accounting system, including opening and closing monthly financial periods and chart of accounts maintenanc
  • Maintain current understanding of GAAP and SEC guidelines; research technical accounting issues, reach conclusions regarding accounting and disclosure, and present findings
  • Draft accounting policies and memos, as necessary
  • Maintain SOX controls
  • Participate in special projects, as necessary

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Broad exposure to financial reporting, SEC filings and the external audit process
  • Public accounting experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel proficient
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills
  • Proactive and deadline driven
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, strength to lift and carry files weighing up to 10 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Big 4 experience
  • Upstream/midstream oil and gas industry experience
  • CPA
  • Experience with Workiva (formerly WebFilings)
  • Experience with XBRL



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