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Location Name: MWLS Denver CO
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)



The Operations Accounting Manager is responsible for managing a department consisting of supervisors, professional accountants, and division order analysts to ensure transactions are recorded and analyzed in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with company policies. Primarily accountable for the entire accounting function within assigned department, including internal and external customer service, management reporting and all aspects of the monthly accounting close and monthly invoicing of contractual and physical gas or oil that is gathered, processed and/or NGL fractionation and marketing activity.



•Provides extensive assistance and direction to supervisors and staff members in carrying out their job responsibilities and group goals.
•Responsible for the management of departmental projects including software, acquisition, divestiture, and others as required.
•Accountable for all aspects of the monthly accounting and close and reporting cycle.
•Ensures adherence to all producer/customer contract terms.
•Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with GAAP, company policies and Sox controls.
•Review and approve monthly estimates, monthly purchase and sales transactions, monthly account reconciliations, and monthly variance results.
•Analyzes and approves performance reports, margin account variance analyses, key operating statistics, price/volume variances and operating results on a monthly basis.
•Ensures accounting processes are completed timely according to planned close schedules.
•Provides development support for new internal controls necessary to meet business requirements and modifies control narratives as appropriate.
•Answers and resolves internal and external customer inquiries, including audit inquiries from External Auditors, Internal Audit, Government Agencies, and producer auditors.
•Provide expertise to others in the MarkWest community for assigned area of responsibility.
•Ensures transactions associated with complex plant allocations and settlements, prior period adjustments, system balancing, inventories, imbalance activity, sales activity, purchase activity, and transportation are accurate and timely.
•Understands the full-range of the applicable operational accounting system (e.g. Quorum Suite and/or Right Angle) functionality, detailed understanding of the specific assets for which the manager is responsible and also has a substantial understanding of the midstream business.
•Continually examines current processes and procedures to establish process improvements, efficiencies and group effectiveness.
•Applies experience, knowledge, analytical skills, and leadership skills to solve issues, establish efficient accounting processes/procedures and controls, and work prioritization.
•Works with other departments to ensure effective communication, consistency, and use of best practices.
•Responsible for all staffing responsibilities.
•Responsible for employee development for staff members..
•Actively participates in the development and coaching of supervisors and staff members to provide appropriate advancement opportunities.
•Position typically has 1-3 direct reports and multiple indirect reports.
•Occasional (1-2 annual) travel to field location.



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

•Customer Focus
•Results Oriented



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

•Sets Business-Aligned Goals for the Team
•Strong Understanding of Business Operations
•Employee Development
•Team Leadership






•Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in accounting, business or finance required.
•Seven to Ten years of Accounting Experience with three to five years of Supervisory experience.
•Minimum of three to five years of oil and gas industry experience preferred.
•Technical knowledge of the Midstream operations accounting area.
•Quorum/TIPS and/or Right Angle experience preferred.
•Proven ability to manage people with diverse backgrounds.
•Advanced understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and the ability to apply GAAP to new and existing transactions. Must have extensive knowledge of difficult accounting concepts and procedures and ability to apply to daily activities.
•Strong understanding of internal controls and ability to select and execute appropriate alternative internal controls when conditions warrant.
•Thrives in a fast-paced challenging environment.
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
•Proficient in use of Excel and Word and have the aptitude to effectively learn company-specific accounting systems.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Proven ability to improve processes using knowledge of business and systems.
•Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and disciplines of the organization.
•Must adhere to the highest standards of ethical behavior when carrying out the job responsibilities and managing others.
•Flexibility to work overtime during peak periods to meet deadline.



Physical Demands:

Requires sitting throughout most of the day, interspersed with short trips throughout the office.


Working Environment:

Primarily in an office environment.


Material and Equipment Used:

Personal computer, 10-key, phone, fax, scanner and copier.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.

Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: MarkWest
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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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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