Job Summary: Western Midstream is seeking an Accounting Advisor to join the financial reporting team located at its headquarters in The Woodlands, TX. This position will assist in the preparation and review of SEC filings for Western Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) and Western Midstream Operating, LP and perform technical accounting research and documentation.
This position requires a minimum of 8 years’ experience.
Experience in financial reporting with an in-depth understanding of SEC and U.S. GAAP regulations.
Experience performing technical accounting research and documentation of complex accounting and reporting analyses.
Candidate should be detail oriented, able to work independently, and resolve issues through effective oral and written communication skills.
Understand objectives and guidelines for company projects and effectively interpret and apply relevant policies and procedures.
Ability to recognize problems and offer proactive solutions, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and complete tasks in a timely manner is mandatory.
Advanced experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint a minimum for consideration. Experience with Workiva or an equivalent system is preferred.
Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial statements (Form 10K, Form 10Q, Form 8K), earnings release information, and other required regulatory filings.
Perform technical accounting research for certain significant or unusual transactions. Prepare documentation to clearly and concisely explain position, referencing relevant GAAP and SEC guidance.
Participates in the review of new accounting pronouncements or disclosure requirements, researching appropriate authoritative/interpretive guidance and documenting conclusion.
Assist in drafting and updating accounting policies.
Participates in the documentation, tagging, and preparation of XBRL documents.
Analyzes and prepares detailed documentation to support disclosures in regulatory filings.
Analyze and review financial statements and other financial information prepared by the financial accounting department to confirm accuracy and/or identify and resolve issues for financial reporting/GAAP compliance.
Prepare analysis of financial statement disclosure best practices.
Assists in completion of GAAP and SEC checklists.
Coordinates with accounting, operations, and finance departments to obtain or support information included in the financial statements.
Assists in developing or updating of internal control documents, assessment and review related to department activities.
Participates in accounting, audit and other special projects as required.
Assist with internal/external customer/auditor inquiries.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and required.
Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting (preferred), Finance or Business Administration
CPA is preferred
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation.
Work Schedule: This position will work 9 hours Monday – Thursday and 4 hours on Friday. The position will rotate weekly between working from home and the office.
Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.
Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.
Travel Requirements: Travel will be required up to 5%.
Internal Number: 313
About Western Midstream
Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.
We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.