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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, Technical Accounting ("Assistant Controller"), the Technical Accounting Analyst is responsible for researching, drafting, and communicating technical accounting policy under US GAAP.  This position may expand to supervise other technical accountants.  This position will have significant integration with MPC's external audit firm and various MPC executives.

Counsels and advises internal customers on consistent and appropriate application of financial accounting policies and procedures;
Drafting research and documentation of technical matters such as acquisitions, divestitures, investments in other business entities, and joint ventures;
Drafting illustrative policy examples, as necessary, to either improve current policy library or to clarify relevant application of US GAAP to any evolving business practices;
Utilizing review of various accounting matters as an opportunity to offer business process improvement recommendations that will improve efficiency and/or profitability;
Presenting various technical accounting training topics to the entire MPC accounting organization;
Working with cross functional teams on the implementation of new accounting standards, including the new lease accounting standard;
Assisting with quarterly and annual technical accounting assessments, such as segment reporting analysis, goodwill impairment reviews, fair value disclosures, and variable interest entity analysis;
Interacting with the company's external auditors with respect to highly technical accounting matters;
Interacting with the company’s internal auditors.

Specific qualities and experience for the position include:
A solid understanding of US GAAP;
Experience with GAAP accounting research and the ability to relate US GAAP to practical real world situations;
Proven analytical skills
Superior writing skills as evidenced by relevant commentary on financial reports, issues, etc.;
A strong understanding of business and the role accounting plays in both growth and cost control scenarios;
Highly collaborative relationship style, adept at working across the organization;
Excellent presentation skills and ability to discuss key business issues comfortably and credibly with other of organization functions as well as with external auditors;
Unflinching integrity, ethics, and the courage to uphold principles;
A demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide group of stakeholders.

A Bachelor’s in Accounting is required
CPA is required
Professional Experiences & Qualities:
The ideal candidate will be a Certified Public Accountant with at least 5 to 10 years of accounting experience



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: Corp Functions; Fin and Acctg
Travel Expected: 10% or Less


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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: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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