Hess Corporation SAP Finance ERP IT Advisor Job in Houston, Texas

ABOUT HESS CORPORATION

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 two key U.S. shale plays – the Bakken in North Dakota and the Utica in Ohio. 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.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at Hess.com.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide Support for SAP ECC and Business Objects to the finance organization. Areas of support will include cash management, accounts payable, joint venture, investment management and reporting. The candidate will support multiple SAP tool sets including SAP ECC, SAP Business Objects, SAP Adobe and SAP MDG.

The candidate will participate in defining process improvements based on lean principles and participate in systems upgrades and projects requiring testing, quality assurance and training of end users. User must be able capable of leading design, testing and implementation of SAP centric solutions. Candidate should have strong project management skills with ability to create and manage project plans and deliverables, as well as the ability to lead and mentor others.

This role will ensure that a high level of customer service is provided to accounting and finance support teams, and will require advanced understanding of oil and gas. Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting & assisting with security, escalated incidents and cross-training team members. Advisor will assume delegation of responsibilities and authority in absence of IT Finance Manager.

Candidate will participate in SAP and industry sponsored seminars, conferences and workshops representing Hess to the industry to develop best practices, share knowledge across industry partners and assist SAP in improving the product. The candidate will also work with the Business Systems team to ensure that E&P Enterprise Architecture principals and technical standards are communicated and followed within SAP systems while integrating with other production and ownership systems.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Ongoing system design and development:

  • Partner with business leaders and business process owners

  • Functional specification development, testing and deployment as required

  • Evaluate and develop ERP solutions to solve business challenges

  • Develop appropriate specifications and documentation

  • Follow robust change management processes

  • Execute testing and implementation plans

  • Create systems documentation

Provide system IT application support:

  • System upgrades

  • Defect/issue resolution

  • Continuous improvement

Serve as the SAP FICO & JV knowledge expert:

  • Build relationships with the business users to ensure delivery of robust system solutions for our business processes

  • Provide End-user support

  • Provide meaningful reporting solutions

Collaboration and Build Partnerships:

  • Liaise closely with other ERP functional consultants, ISP and the broader IT groups to ensure enterprise architecture principles, technology standards and process best practices are observed, promoted and upheld

  • Help build the reputation of the IT organization as a value-added service to the business

  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to build trust and co-operation

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in SAP ERP support and development

  • Oil and Gas accounting knowledge is essential

  • Understanding of GAAP accounting principles and Segregation of Duties required.

  • Ability to effectively work with all levels of management and develop effective working relationships in a cross-cultural environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to produce sound solutions

  • Full understanding of proper IT change controls and management

  • Excellent written and verbal, communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task effectively

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to work under pressure with strict time constraints

  • Advanced Microsoft Skills (Excel, Work, Access, and Project)

Education, Training & Certifications:

  • BS Degree required; CPA preferred.

  • Five to seven years in accounting in oil and gas industry

  • Configuration and Implementation experience in SAP is preferred

Competencies:

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.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships

  • Develops Talent

  • Creates Effective Teams

  • Thinks Strategically

  • Inspires Innovation

  • Demonstrates Courage

  • Drives Continuous Improvement

  • Makes Quality Decisions

  • Delivers High Performance

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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