Helper Liquefaction And Regasification Job Description Sample
Staff Accountant, LNG Liquefaction & Regasification
The LNG Liquefaction & Regasification Accountant is responsible for ensuring LNG transactions (purchases, sales, storage and inventory,) are recorded in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Responsibilities include preparation and timely payment of invoices, investigation and resolution of counterparty volume and price discrepancies, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, building tools to support shorter close cycles, creation of adequate audit support, researching accounting treatment for specific commodity-based transactions, reconciling ENDUR energy trading and risk management system (ETRM) to third party statements and Oracle, supporting internal compliance requirements including SOX, internal and external audit requests. Other tasks as assigned including the assistance in preparation of budget and forecasts. This candidate will embrace opportunities to streamline current processes in an effort to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of current process.
The Commodity Accounting team sits on the Trade Floor in order to facilitate real-time face-to-face communication with Front- and Mid-Office employees and candidate will be expected to adapt to the dynamic environment of a Trade Floor.
Proficient in accounting principles and standards
Familiarity with the Hyperion Financial Close (smart view) application a plus
Knowledge of the energy industry, in particular shipping and inventory accounting
Familiarity with the ENDUR-OpenLink ETRM platform a plus
Oracle general ledger accounting knowledge and skillset a plus
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Ensure successful interface between ENDUR ETRM and the Oracle G/L for monthly entries
Communicate effectively with key stakeholders to resolve volumetric and/or pricing differences
Prepare LNG and related invoices ensuring that details are consistently reconciled between ENDUR and Oracle and to third-party support. Ensure successful interface between ENDUR ETRM and the Oracle G/L for invoicing and cash application
Prepare journal entries and reviews accounting classifications in accordance with US GAAP Reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close to ensure accuracy and validity of accounting transactions and company books and records
Contribute to the quarter end close financial reporting related to commodity accounting transactions, including pipeline and storage commitments
Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
Serve as a financial reporting resource to others
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS)
Education and Certifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance is required. CPA or CPA in progress is preferred.
Experience: Two to four years of applicable experience is required; within the energy commodities industry. Public accounting experience working with clients in the energy commodity industry is acceptable. Experience with ENDUR-Openlink is a plus.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to work with all levels of management and employees
Proficient in Microsoft office products including Excel
Effective time management skills with a focus on process improvement
Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy
Must be able to work under deadline pressure, and must be willing to work outside of normal office hours
This position will not have any direct reports.
Job is performed in a typical office environment, but is subject to time pressures and constraints, and is also dependent on input from others
Often exposed to stressful situations
Subject drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations
ADA JOB REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance due to physical, mental or emotional disability.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Cheniere Energy is an equal opportunity workplace. 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 if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.
Director - Commercial Development
The Director - Commercial Development will provide project commercial development support for regasification and liquefaction projects being developed by Sempra LNG. The position will involve either a leadership role for a project team or be a functional lead or provide support in a specific area for the project based on the candidate's experience and skills. Projects being developed by Sempra LNG typically represent investments ranging from $500 million to $10 billion. The qualified candidate will have a broad range of prior experience in commercial, technical, permitting, operational, finance and risk related aspects of project development and commercial contract negotiations in the LNG industry.
Team leader, functional leader, or commercial contributor related to commercial, technical, permitting, joint venture, operations, and finance related project activities.
Provide commercial support during the negotiations of LNG supply/purchase agreements, gas supply/purchase agreements, ship charter-party agreements, joint venture agreements, and/or other commercial contracts necessary for the development of a liquefaction and/or regasification terminal project.
Review, analyze and develop drafts of material project documents, working within the project team, including EPC Contract, LNG SPAs, Gas Purchase Agreements, Tolling Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Loan Agreements and related project agreements,
Prepare and present written detailed analyses, presentations and reports for the project team and to senior management.
Work with the Financial Analysis team, Gas Strategy team, and other groups to assess the economic projections and competitive assessment of a project.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education & Experience
o Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field, advanced Business Degree desired and/or a combination of education and experience.
o 10 to 15 years' energy related business development, technical, operations and related experience with at least 5 years' experience in the LNG industry in commercial and project development related roles
o Emphasis on commercial development experience in the LNG and natural gas sector and major project development is highly desirable.
o Senior professional with strong personal drive and credibility with both internal and external stakeholders.
o Proven project development and delivery of business objectives, ability to analyze and understand complex situations, and ability to develop, recommend and implement practicable solutions in accordance with world-class industry standards.
o Experience and proven ability to work within and/or lead a cross-functional, matrix organization including technical, permitting, commercial, operations, finance, accounting, tax, insurance, external relations and related functions within a project team.
o Ability to understand contractual terms and conditions, risks and related topics within the project scope and contracts/documents including LNG Sales/Purchases, Tolling Agreements, Gas Sales/Purchases, Pipeline Transportation, EPC Contract, Import/Export Authorizations, Permits, Financing Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Risk Assessments, and related subjects.
o Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing project-related priorities and deliver high quality, accurate work within required deadlines.
o Must be able to read and write proficiently in the English language. Ability to review complex agreements and recommend revisions to project documents is highly desirable.
o Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills for managing and working within a project team and presenting information to senior management.
o Previous supervisory experience required with ability to manage a team of experienced professionals under direct supervision, and within an indirect, matrix organization structure.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without company sponsorship
Country: United States
Work Location: 488 8th Ave
City: San Diego
State / Province: California
All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability orprotected veteran status.
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