Company: Marathon Oil
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, TX, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US




This position will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and review process of the Company's SEC filings.- This will require proficient knowledge of SEC rules and regulations and understanding of the oil and gas industry and accounting requirements.- In addition, person will be required to coordinate the drafting process by working with cross-departmental teams and external auditors.- Applicant must be able to meet critical deadlines while working in a self-directed manner and training/mentoring less experienced team members.- -




Eligibility Requirements:


Degree:--Bachelors required; Masters preferred


Certification:- CPA required



Major Discipline:-- Accounting



Computer Proficiencies:------MS Office Suite required (SAP & Wdesk experience preferred)


Other:---Strong written, verbal and presentation skills


Work Experience:----In-depth knowledge of U.S. GAAP & SEC rules/regulations; 3 to 5 years Big 4 preferred with 6 + years- experience.




  • Assist with the preparation and review processes of Company-s SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, etc.).
  • Participation in the SEC review process with company management.
  • Become recognized internal subject matter expert on E&P accounting and SEC best practices.
  • Track and document implications of new SEC regulations
  • Liaison with Company-s external auditors
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work, establish and execute plans to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and work under pressure with a strong attention to details is required.
  • Organized and detail oriented with a strong business acumen
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Prepare and assist with special projects, as necessary.





Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills - Achieving a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping abreast of current developments and trends in area of expertise.


Drive for Results - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.


Developing People & Performance - Continually develops one-s skills and knowledge; actively pursues learning and self-development; actively seeks feedback; utilizes development planning tools.


Collaboration- Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one-s area and other areas, teams, departments, units or organizations to help achieve business goals.


Change Advocacy - Joining with others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.


Critical Thinking - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; using data analysis to draw conclusions; using judgment in choosing a course of action; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.


-Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent international exploration and production company. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company has activity in North America, Europe and Africa. The Company has three reportable operating segments, each of which is organized and managed based primarily upon geographic location and the nature of the products and services it offers.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes:





Deciding where to pursue a career often comes down to intangibles.


Do the employees look forward to coming to work each day -- are they given rewarding opportunities, do they work well together? Are employees empowered to bring their skills and knowledge forward -- is the corporate culture nurturing, are life experiences and diversity valued? What is the attitude toward the broader community -- health, safety and the environment?


Marathon can answer those intangible questions affirmatively in our employee's own words, proving that Marathon is a world class energy company with much more to offer at the end of the day than just high performance stats and market prowess -- though we enjoy those too. If you are starting out in a career, consider the places your experience at Marathon could take you -- without having to leave Marathon. Career growth and job satisfaction is why Marathon places such an emphasis on mentoring -- talented people can build a career here.


If you are an experienced professional who wants to continue your growth to reach full potential, this could be the place for you. The benefits are not intangible, but competitive and attractive -- a dollars and sense reason to contact Marathon.


Marathon Oil Awards & Accolades

  • Top 500 Green Companies, Newsweek, 2009
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
  • Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2008
  • The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008

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