Entry Level - Accountant

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Date: Jun 16, 2017

Location: Various, Various, US

Company: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Are you a self-starter looking for a challenging opportunity where you can gain hands-on experience?  Would you like to work in an organization that creates sustainable value through a high performance team culture? Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) can help you get there! MPC offers opportunities within our Controller's Organization where you can add value and grow professionally. You will take on immediate responsibilities in a team environment that fosters coaching and support.


For a complete description of the benefits that we offer, please visit: www.mympcbenefits.com



As an entry level accountant, you will receive on-the-job training related to the dynamics of the petroleum industry, the specifics of your job assignment, and the use of various software programs. Specific duties may include: Analysis and processing of business documents; analysis of accounting and financial data in order to prepare proper financial statement journal entries; and preparation of financial and operational variance analysis for management. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to interface with a variety of departments outside the Controller's Organization, developing a collaborative relationship with individuals within those departments.


As you progress in your career, additional responsibilities will be added. These include progressing to more complex accounting and analysis activities, and the presentation of new ideas and concepts in formal meetings. Creative thought in enhancing existing accounting processes, or in the development of new processes to enhance efficiency, is encouraged. Also, as you progress, you will be given opportunities to work with and mentor less experienced accountants, or perhaps be given the opportunity to perform as the lead analyst in an accounting section.


The Controller's Organization is committed to developing accountants by providing them experience in as many areas of the business as practical. Accountants that demonstrate exceptional proficiency are eligible for opportunities within other areas of the Company, where the analytical skills developed while in the Controller's Organization are highly valued.  Accountants often transfer to operational components of the business such as: Refining, Marketing, Transportation & Logistics, and Supply Distribution & Planning. Additionally, opportunities exist in Tax, Internal Audit, Finance, Business Development, and Global Procurement.


Basic Qualifications:

Required Major: Accounting
Education Level: Baccalaureate or higher degree.

Students must maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA.

We hire accountants for the following locations:

Corporate: Findlay, OH

Refinery locations: Canton, OH; Catlettsburg, KY; Detroit, MI; Garyville, LA; Robinson, IL; and

Texas City, TX


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), together with its subsidiaries, including Marathon Petroleum Company LP and Speedway LLC, is one of the largest petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters in the United States.

MPC is the nation’s third-largest refiner and the largest refiner in the Midwest. MPC’s refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the U.S.

MPC operations are strategically located to serve major markets. They include a seven-plant refining network, a comprehensive terminal and transportation system, and extensive wholesale and retail marketing operations. This includes both the Marathon brand and MPC’s wholly-owned retail marketing subsidiary, Speedway LLC, the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated retail gasoline and convenience stores.


Job Function: MPC Finance and Accounting
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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.

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply, Accounting, Internal Audit, Entry Level, Operations, Finance

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