Tesoro Senior Yield Accountant in San Antonio, Texas

Requisition ID: 46481


Oversees the “actual to forecast” comparisons by day/month for production and consumption postings. Performs reconciliations for crude and refined Sigma Fine movements and SAP movements. Develops and assists in any Sigma Fine model changes. Participates in process improvement efforts within Operations Accounting.


  • Collects, compiles, analyzes, and verifies inventory data to ensure the integrity of accounting records. Investigates and resolves discrepancies.

  • Prepares analysis and schedules in support of inventory.

  • Identifies costs and efficiency gaps and recommends ways to reduce costs or improve processes and standards.

  • May document, update, and maintain internal procedures or work on special projects.

  • Serves as a resource to less experienced accountants. May train or review the work of others.

  • Communicates and presents information on a daily basis to areas of the company that provides or requires data being posted by Charge/Yield Accounting. Includes, but not limited to, Optimization, Supply and Trading, Marketing, Scheduling, Trading Controls and Refinery Operations

  • Reviews monthly operating plans in order to approve daily production and consumption postings before being submitted to SAP for posting. Evaluates inventories on a daily basis in the refinery in order to identify any pending inventory issues. Reviews and identifies any tanks which have changed service by status and/or material.

  • Reviews mass balances on a daily basis. Reviews API values associated with tank inventories within the refinery. Evaluates API criteria with relation to the specific materials that are currently in inventory. Compiles and submits monthly PACE data in a timely manner for review and reconciliation purposes.

  • Posts daily Sigma Fine and SAP product and crude movements on a daily basis. Reconciles all systems that rely on Sigma Fine data on an as needed basis. Includes but not limited to SAP and YAMB (Yield Accounting Mass Balance).


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.

  • Minimum 4 years of accounting experience or 3 years of industry experience associated with the refining industry.


  • Analytical

  • Quantitative

  • Understanding of vessel activities.

  • Understanding of GAAP and SOX control environments.

  • Understanding of shipping, pipeline and terminal industry.

  • Ability to read and understand complex contracts.

  • Ability to read and understand shipper statements, and inspection agreements.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

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Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || San Antonio || Texas || United States (US) || SF:LI-YCP-1 || |Accounting & Finance || 78259 ||