Occidental Petroleum Financial Analyst in Houston, Texas

Title: Financial Analyst Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Financial Analyst based in Houston, TX .

In this role, the person would conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting Oxy’s producing assets. This would also include performing financial, statistical and analytical studies when preparing financial reports and statements. Essential Functions:

Calculate monthly capital and operating expense accruals for Asset Teams

Calculate monthly production and revenue accruals (oil, gas and NGL) for Asset Teams

Report monthly sales volumes for Asset Teams

Assure compliance with SOX 404 controls and business unit compliance with company policies and procedures

Ensure timely and accurate processing of allocations, production pricing, and sales data for purposes of financial reporting and royalty owner payments

Problem solving, analytical thinking and communicating with other departments as necessary to accomplish accounting objectives

Analyze actual financial results and explain variances from outlook and budget and prepare monthly reports and outlook estimates

Coordinate with Team Leads, Financial Analysts and others on updating/revising outlooks

Responsible for monthly closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, variance analysis, cost driver reports, reconciliations, and other required reporting

Assist in managing capital programs by coordinating preparation of internal and supplemental AFEs, cost tracking, variance analysis, accruals and facilitate the project closing process

Assist in the annual planning cycle including Business Plan, Annual Targets, and Performance Management Reports

Provide accounting/finance technical support to business unit as needed

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 21 hours of accounting

A minimum of 2 years of related professional work experience

Self-motivated and hardworking individual

Strong analytical and communication skills; comfortable dealing with peers and management

Establishes and maintains effective relationships with peers

Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and meet short deadlines

Willing to work after hours as needed in order to meet deadlines

Seeks additional responsibilities as learning progression occurs

Continuing development in functional/technical skills

Adapts well to changes in responsibilities and workloads

Good problem solving and time management skills

Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills Desired Qualifications

Oil and Gas accounting experience

Oracle and Hyperion Reporting knowledge a plus

Financial modeling/valuation experience a plus

CPA/MBA/Public Accounting experience a plus

SAP knowledge a plus

10% travel required

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status