This position will provide financial support and oversight for the Bakken Well Factory Drilling & Completions (D&C), and Land teams in North Dakota, as a primary finance point of contact for these business units. This position will also support our non-operated operations in Libya. Responsibilities will include coordinating the monthly forecast submissions, coordinating annual budget and plan submissions, supporting Daily Well Factory Operating Rhythm meetings, providing business analysis and reporting, preparing variance commentary for the forecast and month end closing processes and providing support to the business and other finance functions as required. The role requires strong partnering skills with the business in a dynamic environment to be successful and to achieve objectives of the business unit. This position will require some travel to North Dakota.
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
Business Support for Bakken Well Factory D&C:
Tracking of monthly actual unit costs for Drilling and Completions
Attend daily Well Factory morning meeting
Review, recommend, and implement process improvement initiatives
Provide special analysis and research as requested by management
Provide backup support to other Finance Support functions
Support continuous improvement initiatives
Provide oversight for Well Factory AFEs
Business Support for Land/Business Development:
Support of monthly operating rhythm to discuss upcoming transactions
Coordinate deal accounting and communications with appropriate teams
Business Support for Libya:
Attend weekly meetings with partners and operator
Prepare weekly report on operations and production
Coordinate and prepare annual reporting, inclusive of asset retirement obligation and hydrocarbon reserves
Forecasting & Budgeting (Well Factory D&C, Land, and Libya):
Work with business unit personnel in preparation and timely submission of forecast and budget
Prepare variance analysis for month-end close meetings
Prepare unit cost reporting for Well Factory leadership team with appropriate supporting analysis
Provide supplementary data for quarterly earnings conference calls
Minimum 7 years of oil and gas industry experience
Excellent business partnering skills
Excellent teamwork, collaboration, interpersonal and relationship management skills required
Experience in Lean practices would be beneficial
Identifies process improvement opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness and ability to bring new ideas and perspective to existing practices and processes
Dedicated to meeting the expectation and requirements of internal and external stakeholders
Willingness and flexibility to work through peak cycles as necessary
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage conflicting deadlines
Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office products
Strong proficiency in SAP (FI, CO, PM, PS)
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related Business Administration field required.
Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant certification or equivalent preferred
Leading at Hess refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.
Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.
We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.
Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.