Lewis Energy Group

  • Controller, Glacier Cap

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Req No.
  • Overview

    This is job will be employed through the Glacier Cap Company. Directs financial, managerial and tax accounting for domestic oil and gas exploration and production, completion services and midstream operations.  Establishes and maintains accounting policies and procedures to implement and maintain internal controls and compliance with current accounting standards.  Integrates transaction recording and reporting practices with enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to facilitate information flow between business functions.  Manages continuous improvement process to optimize accounting and reporting efficiency and effectiveness.   


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned,

    Department supervision: Manages, through subordinate managerial and professional staff, accounting for acquisition, exploration, development and production costs, including depreciation, depletion and amortization of fixed assets and capitalized expenses, joint interest billing, accounts payable, and overhead allocation; revenue accounting, including volume and pricing reconciliation and allocation, revenue distribution and accounts receivable management; payroll accounting; general ledger reconciliation; and periodic closings. 

    Tax functions:  Oversees tax research, planning and compliance.  Advises business leadership regarding revenue and expense recognition, market valuation and incentive capture strategies.  Reviews and approves local, state and federal filings and disbursements.  Coordinates negotiations and audits with taxing entities through subordinate professional staff.


    Forecasting and budgeting:  Facilitates translation of strategic and operational plans to financial budgets and forecasts.  Oversees preparation and presentation of periodic reports identifying budget variances and forecast revisions.  May recommend strategies or tactics to exploit emerging opportunities.


    Financial statements: Directs preparation and presentation of financial statements and regulatory filings.  Engages external auditor to render opinion on reliability of financial statements and compliance with accounting standards, scheduling audit stages, supervising preparation of audit responses and documenting Company’s position on audit issues.


    Policies and procedures:  Manages design, implementation and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures and systems to ensure effective internal controls and visibility of business operations.  Engages internal auditor to identify process improvement opportunities through review of internal controls and business processes. 

    Supervisory Responsibilities                               
    Manages supervisors, and other non-supervisory direct reports. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience                               
    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and a minimum 10 years oil & gas accounting with emphasis in financial reporting and tax, cash management and operations accounting that includes both joint interest and revenue accounting. 

    Language Skills                               
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

    Mathematical Skills                               
    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

    Reasoning Ability                               
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Computer Skills                               
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office products, advanced knowledge and use of Excel and ERP systems.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
    Certified Public Accountant, preferred.
    Other Skills and Abilities
    Advanced leadership, communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
    Advanced knowledge of ERP systems, federal and state tax codes, COPAS Model Form Interpretations and Accounting Guidelines.
    Impeccable discretion and judgment.
    Physical Demands 
    Regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Requires close vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment   
    Works in office environment. Noise level usually is low.


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