Oil & Gas Financial Accountant, Norway, UK, US, Canada and Australia

Job ID: 00RNX
Category: Accounting, Finance, Auditing, and Tax
Location: Stavanger, Rogaland

 Oil & Gas Financial Accountant 

ConocoPhillips Norway is looking for the right candidate to join our Accounting Team. In this type of role, you will gain experience of key accounting areas within the oil & gas industry.

ConocoPhillips offers exciting and challenging long-term career opportunities in support of our ambition to remain a key player on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. We therefore seek a candidate with dedication and a genuine interest for our business and accounting in general. In return, we offer you the opportunity to work in an exciting international industry and a chance to further develop both your interpersonal and financial skill set through challenging day to day work.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Oil & Gas accounting for USSGAAP, NGAAP, and Tax
  • Internal controls and internal and external reporting of financial data
  • Business improvement and analytics

What We Look For

We are looking for a candidate with 5 or more years of relevant experience in accounting, tax or auditing, with a master’s degree in accounting, auditing, finance or business/economics, showing strong academic results. The ideal candidate has experience from the oil & gas industry, and strong system & analytical skills.

Core Competencies

  • Strong understanding of technical accounting/financial acumen
  • Analytical/technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving
  • Interpersonal communication, both written & oral presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dependability and adaptability
  • Proactive and ability to ask questions
  • Team player with the ability to work independently 

Work location

Work location is in our office in Tananger.


ConocoPhillips can offer competitive terms of employment and good welfare benefits.

Any questions regarding the position or the recruiting process can be forwarded to COPNORecruiting@conocophillips.com.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the application deadline December 10th, 2018. 

Please attach your motivation letter, CV and transcript of records, and note that you can refer to your attached CV in the fields regarding work experience and education in the system.

“ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer” 

About ConocoPhillips

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration & production (E&P) company, based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30. 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business. 

Our Finance Team

ConocoPhillips Finance Team has 80 motivated and competent employees looking forward to getting a new colleague. We cover a wide area ranging from Revenue & Assets Accounting, Joint Venture Accounting, Financial Accounting, Tax, Business Analysis, Strategy & Portfolio Analysis and Economics & Decision Support. Digitalization, analytics and robotic process automation are high on our agenda.

Finance Norway is an active partner within the ConocoPhillips global Finance organization, which has its main locations in Norway, UK, US, Canada and Australia.


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