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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. 
Location Name: MWLS Denver CO
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



The Operations Accounting Reporting & Analysis Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting with operating income report generation, variance analysis, trend analysis as well as ensuring transactions are recorded and analyzed in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with company policies.  Duties include assisting in various monthly close processes and timely, accurate management reporting of MarkWest operational results. This position will also provide support for regulatory reporting and accounting for aid-in-construction contracts. 




  • Files applicable regulatory reports as required by state and federal governmental agencies.
  • Books monthly aid-in-construction entries related to accruals and settlement.
  • Maintains all AIC schedules and pressure penalty tracking files.
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle.
  • Updates reports using HFM/Hyperion Essbase and analyzes output
  • Assists in analyzing both operational and financial data related to estimates, prior period adjustments, revenues, cost of goods sold, and facility expenses for plants and systems within MarkWest.
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies and controls. 
  • Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of transactions in the systems and general ledger accounts.  Applies analytical review to system results to ensure transactions are properly recorded in the accounting systems.
  • Analyzes account balances and prepares properly supported account reconciliations, margin analysis, and SOX documentation. 
  • Strive to understand the full-range of the applicable operational accounting systems (e.g. Quorum Suite and/or Right Angle) functionality, the specific assets for which the accountant is responsible and the midstream business.
  • Supports projects as needed and assists other accountants as requested by management. 
  • Provide support to senior accountants and/or accounting supervisors.
  • Maintains desk procedures to document the mechanics of desk-specific tasks.





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


  • Customer Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Results Oriented
  • Self-Development






  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • One to three years of work experience as a degreed professional preferred.
  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred with midstream industry experience a plus.
  • Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Highly motivated and team-oriented individual.
  • Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills.
  • Experience with Oracle or a similar accounting system.
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase preferred.
  • Proficient in use of Excel and Word and have the aptitude to effectively learn company-specific accounting systems and reporting tools.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Flexible to work overtime during peak periods.

Supervisor: Blake Hansen
Division: MPLX-President's Staff (50746081) 
Department: No Org Level 4 (50746098)
Area: No Org Level 5 (50746098)   
Internal Posting End Date: 03/30/2018
Job Function: 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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