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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.  
Location Name: DenverCO
 
Location Address: 1515 Araphaoe St Twr1 Ste 1600, Denver, CO, United States (US), 80202
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Operations Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for supervising a staff of 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.  Responsible for the accounting functions within assigned area, including internal and external customer service, management reporting and all aspects of the monthly accounting close.  Duties include monthly invoicing of contractual and/or physical gas or oil that may be gathered or processed.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Accountable for all aspects of the monthly accounting and closing cycle.
  • Provides extensive assistance and direction to staff members in carrying out their job responsibilities and group goals. 
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies and SOX controls.
  • Review and approve monthly estimates, monthly purchase and sales transactions, monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, and monthly variance results. 
  • Analyzes performance reports, margin account variance analyses, key operating statistics, price/volume variances and operating results on a monthly basis.    
  • Answers and resolves internal and external customer inquiries, including audit inquiries from external auditors, Internal Auditing, government agencies, and producer auditors. 
  • Provide expertise to others in the MarkWest community for the processes in your 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 supervisor is responsible and also has a substantial understanding of the midstream business.
  • Applies experience, knowledge, analytical skills, and leadership skills to solve issues, establish efficient accounting processes/procedures and controls, and work prioritization. 
  • Works with other business unit accounting departments to ensure effective communication, consistency, and use of best practices.
  • Actively participates in the development and coaching of staff members to provide appropriate advancement opportunities.
  • Ensure adherence to applicable customer contract terms.
  • Position typically has 1-6 direct reports.    
  • Occasional (1-2 annual) travel to field location.

 

DEPARTMENTAL CORE COMPETENCIES:

 

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

 

  • Customer Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Results Oriented

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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

 

  • Workload Management 
  • Process Improvements and Efficiencies
  • Strong Understanding of Business Operations
  • Team Leadership

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in accounting, business or finance.
  • Five to eight years of accounting experience with one to two years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • 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.
  • Advanced understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sound decision making skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and leadership 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.
  • Flexible to work overtime during peak periods in order to meet monthly deadlines.

 

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 third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. 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. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.

 

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: None

 

If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

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.


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