Company: Weatherford
Skills: Accounting, Architect
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



Weatherford is seeking applicants for the position of Sr Accounting Systems Solutions Architect to join the Corporate Accounting Systems team in Houston, Texas.

This highly visible, hands-on role is primarily responsible for the administration and support of Hyperion Essbase in addition to being a thought leader in how existing/future solutions can be leveraged to address current and anticipated financial and operational reporting needs.


  • Provide primary application support, maintenance, and administration of Essbase as well as the SQL Server databases and batch scripts managed by the Accounting Systems Team
    • Day-to-day activities: Perform recurring tasks to update/prepare the EPM solutions for close; troubleshoot/resolve application issues; liaise with IT to address system performance/uptime problems; respond to assigned helpdesk end user tickets
    • Hierarchy change cycle activities: Perform impact analysis of submitted hierarchy/design change requests and follow-up with requestors to refine requirements; design, develop and test required updates
    • Proactively identify and execute improvements to existing solutions so that they may perform more optimally and be more managable
  • Work collaboratively with various departments to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing business processes and reporting and recommend viable and robust solutions
  • Participate in cross functional meetings and identify potential impacts/risks/dependencies financial and technological changes/projects may have on EPM systems, procedures, and processes
  • Partner with corporate teams to build new capabilities around planning, close and reporting



  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in one of the following (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering)
  • 10+ years of applicable work experience (minimum of 8 years working with Hyperion/EPM solutions)

    • Proficient in the below:
      • Essbase (ASO & BSO) v11.1.2.3
      • Smart View
      • Relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle)
      • Scripting languages (VB, DOS)
      • Advanced Excel (macros, VBA, functions)
    • Solid basic knowledge of all Oracle/Hyperion EPM solutions and how they relate and integrate with one another
    • Experience as a project manager and project management methodologies (Agile, Scrum, PMBOK, etc.)
    • Strong knowledge of basic finance and accounting concepts and experience supporting financial close and budgeting/forecast cycles
    • Able to manage/prioritize own tasks and to work efficiently to meet deadlines while still producing accurate and quality deliverables
    • High level of flexibility and adaptability to changing timelines and requirements
    • Ability to quickly comprehend processes and willingness to learn systems and tools
    • Can tailor communication (e.g. content, style and medium) to individuals or groups taking into account the audience and the nature of the information
    • Ability to integrate related and seemingly unrelated information to develop creative solutions
    • Passionate about continually developing/expanding skills (functional, technical, soft) and sharing expertise and knowledge with others
    • Fosters a positive, collaborative, and supportive work environment

    • Implementation experience with one or more of the below
      • Financial Data Quality Management (FDM) v11.1.2.3
      • Hyperion Financial Management v11.1.2.3
      • Data Relationship Manager v11.1.2.3
      • Oracle EPM Cloud/OAC
      • OneStream
    • Use of Microsoft collaboration tools (SharePoint site administration, Teams)
    • JDE (as a general user/data source)