Full Job Description
Whitley Penn is a Texas-based full-service public accounting firm. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, and Texas City, 65 partners, more than 550 employees, and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally.
Our steady growth over the past 37 years reflects our knack for hiring individuals with talent and integrity, and our ability to stay one step ahead of the issues our clients face in an ever-changing business landscape.
More Than a Job: We’re actively seeking an Oil & Gas Assistant Controller.
We have a commitment to a happy, healthy and productive workplace. We act on this commitment via our FitWhit program, an extensive wellness program uniquely designed to meet the health and wellness needs of busy professionals.
We offer a competitive benefits package and 401k with discretionary profit sharing.
We place an emphasis on our open door policy. Whether someone is brand new or has been with the Firm from the beginning, we are all part of the same family and each person matters.
Our Ideal Candidate Likely Has:
Bachelor’s degree (Major in Accounting) required and Master’s in accounting preferred
Minimum of 6 years experience in oil and gas accounting - must have experience in the Upstream industry
Experience with setting up accounting functions/process as well as implementation acumen is a plus
CPA / CA / CMA Designation preferred
Excellent communication and team work skills
Experience leading and developing a team
Strong positive attitude, driven to succeed
Experience with Ogsys accounting software (OGsys stands for Oil and Gas Accounting Software and consists of OGdash, OGsql, and OGpro), DocVue and/or WolfePak
As an Oil & Gas Assistant Controller, You Will:
Working closely with our Energy Practice leader to develop tools, systems and processes
Being an essential part of new client proposal meetings and client development
Providing critical financial information for making smart and strategic operational decisions
Overseeing the operations of the oil and gas consulting group in Houston, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving our client’s goals and objectives
Managing all the staff and senior oil and gas consultants
Working closely with our clients and their external auditors
Why Should You Apply?
Competitive salary and great benefits.
Exciting career path with opportunities for advancement.
Culture focused on an open and collaborative atmosphere.
Leadership dedicated to playing a key role in your success.
Whitley Penn LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)