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.
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:
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
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
Submits new vendor set up requests
Updates desk manual for Legal Accounting Analyst
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
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.
Job Function: Legal
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: LEGAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
Title: Legal Accounting Analyst