Job Position: Financial Analyst- Financial Reporting (CTG)
Job Description: Assist in the preparation of all quarterly and annual financial statements and annual audit report with accompanying footnotes. Serve as a company contact for external auditors. Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting to our sister company. Perform special projects and analysis as requested. Assist in the preparation of accounting policies and procedures. Resolve accounting issues by reference to authoritative accounting literature.

The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 5 years industry or 3 years Big 4 Accounting experience, CPA. They will probably look at anyone from 2-6 years, public or public industry combo.

1. Assist in preparation and document/maintain supporting information for all quarterly and annual required financial statements
2. Serve as key interface between external auditors and the company to obtain requested information and explanations for inquiries as they relate to quarterly reviews and interim/final audit work. This task requires the ability to conduct projects simultaneously with other quarterly and annual reporting duties; the ability to instruct, direct and check the work of others; and the ability to resolve coordination problems.
3. Prepare monthly reports for use by our sister company, Budget and Financial Planning department and basis for reporting to banks and rating agencies.
4. Coordinate or prepare, reconcile and document financial reporting projects/analysis (includes special projects, requests from management and external auditors, and assistance in filing of government agency reports).
5. Ability to research generally accepted accounting principles, collect data and make determination of reporting requirements. Understanding how the company financial/operational processes and strategy impacts the copmany reports and disclosures. Instruct, direct and check the work of others. Represent Financial Reporting on behalf of Financial Reporting Manager in various meetings when necessary.

SIZZLE:

• 9/80 flex schedule, every other Friday off
• Some overtime but very minimal
• 4 people in the department
Job Position: Sr. Financial Analyst-Financial Reporting (CTG)
Job Description: Assist in the preparation of all quarterly and annual financial statements and annual audit report with accompanying footnotes. Serve as a company contact for external auditors. Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting to our sister company. Perform special projects and analysis as requested. Assist in the preparation of accounting policies and procedures. Resolve accounting issues by reference to authoritative accounting literature.

The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 5 years industry or 3 years Big 4 Accounting experience, CPA. They will probably look at anyone from 2-6 years, public or public industry combo.

1. Assist in preparation and document/maintain supporting information for all quarterly and annual required financial statements
2. Serve as key interface between external auditors and the company to obtain requested information and explanations for inquiries as they relate to quarterly reviews and interim/final audit work. This task requires the ability to conduct projects simultaneously with other quarterly and annual reporting duties; the ability to instruct, direct and check the work of others; and the ability to resolve coordination problems.
3. Prepare monthly reports for use by our sister company, Budget and Financial Planning department and basis for reporting to banks and rating agencies.
4. Coordinate or prepare, reconcile and document financial reporting projects/analysis (includes special projects, requests from management and external auditors, and assistance in filing of government agency reports).
5. Ability to research generally accepted accounting principles, collect data and make determination of reporting requirements. Understanding how the company financial/operational processes and strategy impacts the copmany reports and disclosures. Instruct, direct and check the work of others. Represent Financial Reporting on behalf of Financial Reporting Manager in various meetings when necessary.

SIZZLE:

• 9/80 flex schedule, every other Friday off
• Some overtime but very minimal
• 4 people in the department
Job Position: Tax Senior Manager (BC)
Job Description:
This high quality, established but boutique firm in Houston is growing and seeks a strong tax senior manager to assist in the growth and includes a path to ownership in the firm. The partners of this top tier firm desire an individual who works to live (not lives to work) and who will join them in their quest to make this firm one that allows every employee (even at the highest levels) to have an outstanding quality of work and life balance. This company is looking for a long term leader, and one who can and will be considered for partnership within 2-3 years. This firm has an established tax practice and is looking to supplement the efforts of the established tax team of qualified professionals. There is an established book of business for this individual.

This role will provide tax compliance and tax consulting in a positive, team oriented atmosphere. This group caters its tax services to high-income individuals and owner-operated businesses in a variety of industries. This company promotes work-life balance, family values and offers excellent benefits.

REQUIREMENTS:
4 year Accounting Degree
CPA required
Strong corporate tax experience in a CPA firm
Desire to assist in building a tax practice
Client service attitude
Proven managerial and leadership skills required
10+ years experience in a CPA firm
Job Position: Tax Senior and Manager (BC)
Job Description: This high quality, established but boutique firm in Houston is growing and seeks a strong tax senior to assist in the growth. The partners of this top tier firm desire an individual who works to live (not lives to work) and who will join them in their quest to make this firm one that allows every employee (even at the highest levels) to have an outstanding quality of work and life balance. This company is looking for a long term team player who is looking to join a firm with a solid record of outstanding client service. This firm has an established tax practice and is looking to supplement the efforts of the established tax team of qualified professionals. There is an established book of business for this individual.

The company is looking for a person who will prepare and review complex individual, partnership and S corporation tax returns. The complexities would involve the ability to analyze client prepared records in order to make appropriate adjusting journal entries or account for complex tax and financial transactions. The role involves working extensively on high-income individual returns and involvement in the seamless integration of flow-through information from their owner-operated businesses. In addition, this role will provide tax strategies for clients and will have tax planning exposure to well-known Houston clients.

The position requires that the person have the ability to look at individual tax records (e.g., Sch. K-1s, 1099s, etc.), as well as business accounting records (e.g., general ledgers, trial balances, etc.) and determine what is missing, what is incorrect and how to correct and reconcile the records. The role needs someone who can work independently, although there will be supervision as well.

REQUIREMENTS:
4 year Accounting Degree
3+ years progressive public accounting experience
Strong communication skills
CPA eligible


TAX MANAGER

DESCRIPTION:
This high quality, established but boutique firm in Houston is growing and seeks a strong tax manager to assist in the growth. The partners of this top tier firm desire an individual who works to live (not lives to work) and who will join them in their quest to make this firm one that allows every employee (even at the highest levels) to have an outstanding quality of work and life balance. This company is looking for a long term team player who is looking to join a firm with a solid record of outstanding client service. This firm has an established tax practice and is looking to supplement the efforts of the established tax team of qualified professionals. There is an established book of business for this individual.

The company is looking for a person who will prepare and review complex individual, partnership and S corporation tax returns. The complexities would involve the ability to analyze client prepared records in order to make appropriate adjusting journal entries or account for complex tax and financial transactions. The role involves working extensively on high-income individual returns and involvement in the seamless integration of flow-through information from their owner-operated businesses. In addition, this role will provide tax strategies for clients and will have tax planning exposure to well-known Houston clients.

The position requires that the person have the ability to look at individual tax records (e.g., Sch. K-1s, 1099s, etc.), as well as business accounting records (e.g., general ledgers, trial balances, etc.) and determine what is missing, what is incorrect and how to correct and reconcile the records. The role needs someone who can work independently, although there will be supervision as well.

REQUIREMENTS:
4 year Accounting Degree
5+ years progressive public accounting experience
Strong communication skills
CPA required
Client service attitude
Proven managerial and leadership skills required
Desire to assist in building a tax practice
Job Position: Senior Accountant (SWS)
Job Description: Looking for a senior accountant, someone with public accounting experience, some cost background but does not have to be deep.

Strong general accounting background. Do it all , Analytical. Talk to insurance companies about renewal question. Work through payroll changes. Whole host of duties.
Perform monthly close entries both cost and administrative

Bonus paid quarterly and more annually.
Prefer 3 to 5 year person who could grow into being around for a while
Location is Channelview.
Job Position: Staff Auditor (CPC)
Job Description: The individual for this position should be able to apply principles from previous internal or external audit experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

: Conduct audit assignments with defined objectives, priorities and schedules with supervision and guidance from Audit Managers.
: Periodically serve as Lead Auditor
: Analyze business processes and/or transactions to ascertain compliance with Company Policies and Procedures (and to identify and communicate control gaps).
: Perform data mining and analytics as part of testing activities
: Provide constructive candid feedback to others (clients and peers)
: Communicate (written and oral) with audit clients to obtain/clarify information and assist in preparing audit reports and present findings to clients
: Communicate progress/updates on all audits or projects to Lead Auditors and/or Audit Managers.

Qualifications:

: Typically 2 to 4 years of related experience within an internal or external audit function and/or equivalent industry experience
: Knowledge of manufacturing operations is a plus
: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or Certification Public Account (CPA) preferred
: Understanding of internal audit practice standards and guidelines
: Familiar with data mining and analytics tools such as ACL, IDEA, or other
: Ability to adapt, learn and participate in audits including business/operations, finance, and global functions
: Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
: This position requires team work, excellent communication skills, and the ability to travel both domestically and internationally
: Proficient in the use of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
: SAP / BW experience is a plus

Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at www.cpchem.com.

Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Eligibility for Relocation: No
Job Position: Senior Analyst- Financial Reporting (CE)
Job Description: The Senior Analyst - Financial Reporting is responsible for assisting in the preparation of certain financial statements and financial statement information and performing financial statement analytical reviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

: Perform risk-based GAAP analysis by comparing month-end and period-end financial statements to:
o Expectations based on their knowledge of GAAP, internal accounting policies and current period transactions
o Prior period financial statements to understand fluctuations
o spot financial statement inconsistencies among our SEC filers
: Assist in recording company's share-based compensation activity
: Assist in the preparation Cash Flow financial statements
: Preparation EPS and EPU calculations and support for related footnote disclosure
: Keep up to date with US GAAP and company's general and transaction specific accounting policies
: Ensure timely and complete delivery of analysis documentation required to support the external and internal audits.
: Assist the SEC reporting group in the tie out of our SEC filings.
: Adhere to all SOX requirements internal control over financial reporting requirements.
: As necessary, provide timely and accurate input for internal management reporting through coordination with others within the Accounting organization.
: Work closely with general and asset accounting, the Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting, FP&A, Human Resources, Legal, Treasury, Internal Audit, the external auditors and other departments as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE:

* Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP);
* Knowledge of SEC interim and annual filings is preferred but not required; and
* Knowledge of the energy industry is preferred but not required.

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS):

* Must have Bachelors degree in in Accounting required;
* Ability and eager to learn US GAAP and SEC financial statement and disclosure reporting requirements;
* 2 to 5 years of experience in an accounting position with financial reporting is preferred;
* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or actively pursuing a CPA license;
* Ability and eager to explore new technology - specifically our SEC financial reporting software;
* Must have desire and ability to learn about US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements;
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; and
* Must be able to multi-task, work under deadline pressure, and must be willing to work outside of normal office hours.



Job Position: Corporate Staff Accountant (CE)
Job Description:
Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting will provide financial support to the Corporate Accounting group and is responsible for Corporate financial reporting, month end closing, income statement and balance sheet analysis, and special projects.

KNOWLEDGE:

The ideal candidate for this role must be able to prepare reconciliation and perform detailed analytics. Advanced computer skills in MS Office and Windows are required for this role. Ideal candidate must have the ability to learn new software and applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
•Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close to ensure accuracy and validity of accounting transactions and company books and records
•Prepare journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
•Timely preparation of management reports and other ad-hoc reports.
•Prepare detailed analytics of accounts.
•Provide support to other groups within the accounting organizations.
•Work with internal and external auditors, as needed.
•Additional assignments as may be assigned by the Corporate Accounting Manager.
•Participate in special projects, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS):
1.Education and Certifications: Must have Bachelor degree in Accounting. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. CPA designation or CPA in progress is required for this role.
2.Experience: One (1) to Two (2) years of experience in an accounting role with extensive experience in the corporate accounting area. Previous experience in midstream, pipeline, and/or construction industry is preferred. Previous experience with Oracle and HFM is highly desired.
3.Skills: a.Must have excellent analytical skills, and the ability to work without close supervision.
b.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to work with all levels of management and employees
c.Proficient in Microsoft office products including Excel
d.Effective time management skills
e.Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy
f.Must be able to work under deadline pressure, and must be willing to work outside of normal office hours
Job Position: Financial Analyst (Ct)
Job Description:
Responsibilities:

o Responsible for the development of the Company's annual budget and quarterly forecasts
o Utilize the Hyperion Planning system to develop the forecasts and budgets, as well as build and maintain additional excel model to complement the forecast process
o Work with sales, operations, and accounting teams to understand revenue and expense drivers and trends
o Assist in the coordination and consolidation of all department and division budgets and forecasts
o Prepare integrated financial statement projections and related support schedules
o Participate in the ongoing development of the Hyperion Planning platform
o Assist in presentations to Board of Directors
o Develop new reporting tools to measure and understand company's financial performance and drivers of the business
o Perform ad hoc projects as needed

Position Qualifications:
o Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting
o 2-4 years of business/finance experience
o Strong spreadsheet/modeling skills
o Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; Microsoft Access, Hyperion Planning, and HFM knowledge a plus
o Great attention to detail and ability to work with large amounts of data
o Strong communication and presentation skills
o Ability to take initiative, self-direct, and prioritize/manage a large volume of work and a wide variety of projects
o Ability to work well with others in a team environment
Job Position: Sr. IT Auditor (CP)
Job Description: The Senior Internal Auditor reports directly to the Manager, Internal Audit and is primarily responsible for guiding Information Technology (IT) audits toward successful completion.

The Senior Auditor will be responsible for audit projects from planning to report and often provides guidance to other staff auditors assigned to the project.
The senior auditor may work in various roles on individual audits, project lead or as a contributor.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Primarily responsible for leading the execution of IT audits from planning to report. This includes performing a risk assessment, designing effective audit steps/tests, reviewing work of others, performing audit procedures and presenting issues to various levels of management;
• Evaluates the effectiveness of controls to mitigate key IT/business process risks in an effort to promote a well-balanced risk environment, process automation and standardization. IT processes/systems evaluated include corporate (e.g. PeopleSoft) and field-level information systems (e.g. Distributed Control Systems);
• Evaluate the control environment as it relates to emerging information technology trends such as cloud computing, social media and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD);
• Evaluates information system design and implementation processes against project management and Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices;
• Identifies opportunities for the use of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) in an effort to increase coverage and efficiencies for audit projects;
• Utilizes Audit Command Language (ACL) to script/develop continuous auditing tests in various IT/business area (e.g. Tests to identify terminated users with active system access);
• Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately using professional oral and written communications with all levels of management;
• Responsible for preparing opening meetings, audit status updates and closing meeting with Calpine business segments;
• Documents all work according to standards consistent with the International Profession Practices Framework (IPPF) published by The Institute of Internal Auditors;
• Assist Internal Audit management with administrative duties of the department; and
• Additional duties as assigned.

Portfolio of Assignments (estimated)
• Sox/Compliance – 15%
• Information Technology & Operational Audits – 75%
• Consulting/Other Projects –10%

Requirements:
• 5 to 8 years internal audit or information technology experience;
• Varied audit experience at key layers of information technology: Application, Database and Operating System;
• Varied knowledge of some of the following systems: PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, Energy Trading & Risk Management Systems, Allegro, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Windows, UNIX, Linux, Oracle/SQL database, firewalls, routers, network security monitoring tools, VPN;
• Experience with Electronic Work papers (i.e. TeamMate), databases and data manipulation software (ACL or Microsoft Access);
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels;
• Self-starter with strong analytical skills and the ability to work on multiple assignments with varying deadlines;
• Experience in the energy/power industry a plus; and
• Authorized to work for any employer in the United States.

Education and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Management of Information Systems (MIS) , Computer Science or Information Technology
• Professional certification (i.e. CISA, CISSP, CIA) Understanding of International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) required
• Understanding of IT Governance & Service Management frameworks including COBIT, ITIL, NIST & ISO

Reports to:
• Internal Audit Manager

Travel:
• Ability to travel domestically and to Canada up to 25 percent

Relocation Assistance:
• Relocation assistance could be considered for the right candidate