Oil & Gas Controller – Dallas, TX

Oil & Gas Controller – Dallas, TX

CSI Recruiting is working with a long-standing and financially stable oil and gas exploration and development company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, assisting in their search for a Controller.  The company is seeking to hire an experienced Controller to oversee the company’s day-to-day accounting activities.

The Controller will report to the company’s President and be responsible for overseeing full-cycle accounting, including budget management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, forecasting, treasury management, and financial analysis and reporting.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced upstream oil & gas accounting professional that excels in an active work environment on a team of highly motivated individuals.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the financial performance of the company (and the company’s associated entities) and communicate financial metrics to senior management via GAAP-based financial statements for multiple entities.
  • Using Oil & Gas industry accounting software, approve monthly revenue distribution and Joint Interest billings
  • Perform regular review of the company’s various insurance coverages and manage claims as needed
  • Coordinate monthly closing schedule and timely preparation of financial statements;
  • Develop and maintain internal controls consistent with the company’s procedures;
  • Prepare monthly and annual operating budgets and provide variance analysis and reporting to senior management;
  • Coordinate annual audit and tax return preparation and associated filings;
  • Provide guidance and oversight of accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
  • Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel;
  • Analyze weekly cash requirements and forecast cash needs;
  • Develop a positive relationship with the company’s vendors and bankers, interfacing on an as-needed basis via phone and email.


Qualified Controller candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline;
  • Active CPA in the State of Texas
  • Minimum 7 years accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role with a strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and oil and gas accounting practices;
  • Minimum 4 years accounting experience within the domestic upstream oil & gas industry
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.