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Location Name: Denver, CO 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]] 
Location Address: 1515 Arapahoe St Twr1 Ste 1600, Denver, CO, United States (US), 80202
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



The Staff Accountant is an integral member of the Joint Venture Accounting team and will be responsible for ensuring journal entries and account reconciliations for MarkWest Energy Partners, its subsidiaries and its joint ventures are completed in accordance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles. 



  • Records journal entries as assigned for the close process for multiple legal entities including elimination entries between affiliate entities.
  • Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations for multiple accounts and legal entities. 
  • Provides variance analysis on balance sheet and income statement accounts for management reporting purposes. 
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies and controls. 
  • Possesses a basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Prepare joint venture financial statements for partners.
  • Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of recorded transactions.    
  • Answers and resolves internal and external customer inquiries, including audit inquiries. 
  • Supports special projects as needed and assists other accountants as requested by management. 
  • Completes one or more regulatory and/or governmental reports.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor or other team members.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • up to 3 years of experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of accounting systems.



  • Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to work under high pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly motivated and team-oriented individual.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Flexibility to work overtime during peak periods.


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About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company that owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure. 

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Denver

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