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OBO Joint Interest Accounting Lead Job

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Marathon Oil Company.

Houston, TX

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Marathon Oil became an independent E&P company on July 1, 2011. Based in Houston, we're focused on the most significant oil-rich resource plays in the U.S. -- the Eagle Ford in Texas, Northern Delaware in New Mexico, STACK and SCOOP in Oklahoma, and the Bakken in North Dakota. We also have international operations in Europe and Africa. While we feel like a start-up in many ways, our roots go back 130 years to our company's formation in 1887. Our stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: MRO. Our strategy is focused on the lower cost, higher margin U.S. resource plays that are liquids rich. Our playbook is simple: a strengthened balance sheet, relentless focus on costs, simplifying and concentrating our portfolio, and profitable growth within cash flows.


The Outside Operated Joint Interest Accounting Lead reports to the Joint Interest Accounting Supervisor within the Accounting Organization and will be responsible for the accounting related to projects that are operated by entities other than Marathon both domestically and internationally. This position will interface regularly with Division Order, Land, and Asset Accounting. The incumbent will need to demonstrate strong problem solving, organizational, communication, and collaboration skills and a high level of initiative to realize department deliverables and goals within aggressive deadlines.


*Focus most of their efforts on coding and processing more complex joint interest bills. *Properly code and process cash calls related to outside operated joint ventures. *Maintain positive working relationships with Land and Division Order personnel. *Ensure timely resolution of joint interest matters related to acquisitions and dispositions. *Possess superior knowledge and understanding of joint interest accounting. *Enhance and create new systems and processes to ensure functions are performed in the most effective and efficient manner. *Function as project leader on complex projects and ensures successful completion. *Demonstrate initiative in seeking additional responsibility. *Work with Supervisor to monitor departmental expectations through planning and goal setting. *Assist in developing and providing direction to production team through coordination and leadership. *Work with Supervisor to mentor and develop departmental personnel.  Bring attention to the Supervisor of personnel issues. *Provide input to Supervisor on staff performance reviews. *Interact with other departmental personnel to improve departmental communication. *Ensure accounting and reporting is being performed timely and accurately, in compliance with Marathon policies. *Assist Supervisor with ensuring establishment and maintenance of proper internal accounting controls, including those associated with SOX processes and associated maps.


*Degree: Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred *Certifications: MBA/CPA preferred *Computer Proficiencies: SAP JV or equivalent joint interest systems, EnergyLink and Excel *Work Experience: 5+ years O&G experience required with joint interest focus.  Prefer experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and North Dakota. Involvement in COPAS is a plus.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: ||  Houston  ||  TX   ||  United States (US)  ||  Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ ||  Finance and Accounting  || Finance and Accounting  || || 25766  ||





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Marathon Oil believes that a reputation for integrity is one of the most important assets any company can possess. We support strong corporate governance as it adds more transparency for investors and more accountability for those in positions of financial stewardship.

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