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Revenue Accountant Job

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: US, 77056

Company: Marathon Oil




This position reports to the Revenue Supervisor within the Accounting Organization and will be responsible for revenue oil and gas bookings and analysis for the Company’s US assets.  This position will interface regularly with Production Reporting, Operations, Tax & Royalty, Marketing Accounting, Marketing Representatives, and Land. The incumbent will need to demonstrate strong problem solving, organizational, communication, and collaboration skills and a high level of initiative to realize department deliverables and goals within aggressive deadlines.



  • Record more complex revenue oil and gas bookings for assigned area of responsibility accurately and timely.
  • Understand the field setup and flow in order to book accurate entries.
  • Maintain accounts receivable account balances and actively work outstanding balances.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconcilements.
  • Book monthly revenue related accruals when needed.
  • Assist in monthly analysis and explaining variances.
  • Work with Supervisor and Lead Accountants on complex tasks and projects.  May function as a project leader on small to medium sized projects.
  • Provide data and help resolve audit, litigation and acquisition and disposition issues and requests.
  • Interact with other departmental personnel to improve departmental communication.
  • Possess strong knowledge of revenue accounting and share that knowledge with others.
  • Demonstrate initiative in seeking additional responsibility.
  • Assist in developing and promoting sound recommendations that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
  • Assist with process improvements ideas/implementations on bookings, accounts receivable, accruals and other daily/monthly functions.



  • Degree: Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred
  • Computer Proficiencies: SAP PRA or equivalent revenue systems and Excel
  • Work Experience: 5+ years O&G experience required with revenue focus.  Experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and North Dakota is a plus.


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: ||  Houston  ||  TX   ||  United States (US)  ||  SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ ||  Finance and Accounting  || Not Applicable  || || 30098  ||





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