Accounts Payable Specialist Oil & Gas

Sentoria Staffing Solutions LLC
10 Jul 2018
29 Jul 2018
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time
Job Description

Please ONLY apply if you have accounts payable experience with an oil & gas company processing full cycle AP. Thank you.


As an Accounts Payable Processor, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a diverse and fast paced environment. In this position the Accounts Payable Processor will be responsible for monitoring, processing, and applying purchase order invoices, electronic payments, and handling manual check requests as required. This position is located in our Houston, TX office in the West Chase District and works a 9/80 schedule.


• Process invoices correctly, ensuring they are paid according to the payment terms and paid to the right vendor

• Knowledge of LOE, capital and AFE expenses associated with allocations and COPAS regulations along with Federal and State leases in the Gulf of Mexico

• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practice

• Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information. Programs include OGSYS and DocVue

• Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes

• Charge expenses to all accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices and expense reports and recording entries

• Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment

• Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms

• Process check requests

• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

• Assist with other special projects as needed

Competencies and Experience

• Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required; college courses in Accounting preferred

• Minimum 2 years of Oil and Gas Accounts Payable experience required

• Experience in OGSYS and DocVue preferred

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures

• Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi–tasking skills

• Strong communication skills within all levels of the organization, which include verbal, written and nonverbal communication

• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast–paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness