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ConocoPhillips Legal Accounting Analyst in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Legal Accounting Analyst

Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-TEXAS-HOUSTON

Job Number: 00UFS

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 15 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Description

If you are selected as the Legal Accounting Analyst, you will provide financial support, analysis, reporting, and expertise to the Legal Department. The position reports to the Legal Financial Services Supervisor and serves as the Legal Department’s e-Billing Coordinator.

Your responsibilities may include:

Electronic Billing

  • Coordinates the electronic billing process including the on-boarding of new law firms and other vendors to electronic billing (e-Billing)

  • Trains new employees on e-Billing process

  • Ensures all e-Billing firms align with company electronic submission guidelines

  • Serves as the primary contact person between e-Billing software vendor and law firms

  • Updates e-Billing workflow routes needed for accurate approval of electronic invoices for payment

  • Assists Attorney Work Team (AWT) with e-Billing issues and concerns

  • Responsible for e-Invoice review of expenses and e-Invoice adjustment issues with the outside firms

  • Responsible for SOX Audit Reconciliation of electronic invoice routes

Matter Management Interface with Global SAP

  • Works with IT Support to ensure invoices flow electronically from the company’s Matter Management System to SAP on a timely basis

  • Acts as a liaison between Legal Matter Management (LMM), IT, and SAP production support

  • Reconciles Matter Management System and SAP invoice interface on monthly basis

Financial Reporting

  • Prepares, reviews, and distributes monthly outside spend report to management

  • Assists with miscellaneous requests/needs from LMM and AWT

  • Pulls reports from Essbase and Business Warehouse

  • Responsible for analysis/comparison of SAP Actuals/Budget vs SRD

  • Prepares the monthly Legal Financial Results in PowerPoint

  • Prepares Legal Quarterly Metrics

  • Performs other audits as required by SOX

Budget & Allocation Process

  • Assist Supervisor in developing the outside counsel budget and Legal operating and overhead budget

  • Responsible for preparing the valid Client List for allocation

Other

  • Submits new vendor set up requests

  • Updates desk manual for Legal Accounting Analyst

Qualifications:

Basic/Required:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee

  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination, or ConocoPhillips approved accommodation, required

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business, other related field, or foreign equivalent

  • 3 years of experience handling accounts payable, e-Billing, Accounting or Finance

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Basic proficiency working with SAP (FI) module

Preferred:

  • 1 years of experience working in a corporate legal environment or law firm

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

  • Delivers positive results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of January 26, 2022 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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Job Function: Legal

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: LEGAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

Title: Legal Accounting Analyst

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