Oil & Gas Controller – Fort Worth, TX

Oil  & Gas Controller – Fort Worth, TX

CSI Recruiting is working with a high-growth oil and gas exploration and development company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.  The company is seeking to hire an experienced Oil & Gas Controller to oversee the company’s day-to-day accounting activities.  The Controller will report to the CFO and be responsible for overseeing budget management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, forecasting, treasury management, and financial analysis and reporting.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an oil & gas industry 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 communicate financial metrics to senior management;

• 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 departments;

• Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel;

• Analyze weekly cash requirements and forecast cash needs;

• Manage outsourced functions.

Qualified Controller candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CMA, or CFA), or an equivalent combination of related experience and education;
  • Minimum 8 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 5 years accounting experience within the domestic upstream oil & gas industry
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.