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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. 
Location Name: MWLS Denver CO
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


This position will be responsible for supervising and reviewing the work performed by the Project Accountant.  The Lead Accountant will provide direct support to the Fixed Assets Manager and assist with departmental accounting activities, including special projects. 



  • Supervise and review the overall accounting processes, activities and output generated by the project accountant to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all PP&E and inventory related accounts.
  • Review AFE’s submitted through workflow to ensure compliance with company policy and GAAP
  • Document departmental procedures as necessary.
  • Review work in progress and communicate with operational personnel to ensure capital projects are placed into service in accordance with company policy.
  • Manage and maintain departmental documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Prepare/review monthly and quarterly CapEx spending as well as PP&E roll forwards to ensure proper compliance with GAAP, SEC and Tax. 
  • Ensure proper compliance with joint venture reporting requirements.
  • Help coordinate and review any audit requests as completed by the project accountant.
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective customer relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Provide support and assistance to Fixed Asset Manager with special projects and requests as necessary. 

    Establish and maintain departmental processes and procedures, with continuous focus on process improvement.

  • Occasional travel to field locations.



Employees in this position will be required to demonstrate the following job-related competencies in performance of the role:

  • Customer Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Results Oriented
  • Sound Decision Making
  • Workload Management
  • Sets Business-Aligned Goals for the Team
  • Team Leadership
  • Interviewing and Personnel Decisions






  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • Five to ten years of previous cost accounting or project experience preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Self-starter who is able to learn quickly, works independently, and adapt to changing requirements while maintaining a positive outlook.
  • Ability to work under high pressure in a fast-paced environment amidst continual change.
  • Strong leadership and management skills with a positive attitude
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in business-related and social situations
  • Work cooperatively with others to ensure overall team effectiveness
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Oracle experience preferred.
  • Industry experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Flexible to work overtime during peak periods as needed.

Supervisor: Hany Yared
Division: MPLX-President's Staff (50746081) 
Job Function: Corp Functions; Fin and Acctg; MarkWest
Travel Expected: None
Driver's License Required: No


Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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