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Upstream SAP Production Revenue Accounting (PRA) Analyst

Location:  Houston, TX, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

An Upstream SAP PRA Analyst is a self-directed individual with strong analytical and leadership skills joining an Upstream Financial Applications SAP Team located in The Woodlands, TX to drive process improvements and provide support to our Controllers Business users.  Looking for solid demonstrable Upstream Oil & Gas experience in SAP ECC 6 and S4 HANA in the Production Revenue Accounting module.  The successful candidate must be customer focused, with good communication and technical leadership skills.

Primary Job Functions

  • Gather/clarify business requirements for reported incidents or enhancement requests
  • Use standard SAP-supplied tools to troubleshoot/debug and then recommend solutions
  • Use Agile processes (TFS Kanban and/or Scrum) to respond to and resolve problem tickets and service requests raised by users
  • Prepare detailed design specifications for program, report, or interface development activities
  • Coordinate with Business and other IT resources to deliver and support SAP/PRA and Non-SAP solutions
  • Provide configuration and variant changes if needed
  • Coordinate implementation activities
  • Provide post-production support as required for application continuity and long term maintainability
  • Guide the business in utilizing SAP/PRA functionality including review of existing business processes and system integration challenges
  • Maintain up-to-date competency in ECC 6 / S4 HANA IS-OIL specific to PRA, and other relevant integrated SAP modules and sub-modules such as FI/CO and JVA
  • Lead improvement activities & implementation of strategic initiatives
  • Perform technical leadership & consulting for complex efforts

Job Requirements

  • University degree (IT related and/or Financial/Accounting related) - B.S. or B.B.A in Computer Science / Computer Information Systems or equivalent B.A. in Finance or Accounting
  • At least 5 years of experience with various SAP Financial and PRA modules (e.g. Controlling, General Ledger, Projects, Special Ledger) and working knowledge of integration to other key modules
  • Working experience with Upstream Revenue Accounting, or at a minimum, working experience supporting Accounting processes
  • Knowledge and hands-on functional configuration experience with SAP PRA and related sub-module configuration including:
    • Production/Regulatory sub-module processes and reports
    • Government Royalty sub-modules and related processes (both States and Federal)
    • Revenue sub-modules (RD, CA, VL, Check Input, etc.) and related processes
    • Ownership sub-module and processes
    • Private Royalty Payment Processing sub-module, peripheral payment processes (1099, Escheat, etc.)
    • State Severance Tax sub-modules – primarily 2.0
  • Strong technical aptitude in order to analyze/debug issues, comprehend and support complex processes based on standard and customized SAP/PRA configuration
  • Good understanding of ABAP programming language
  • Strong problem-solving skills as well as incident and change management knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Agile lean development practices (i.e. Scrum and Kanban framework)
  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills
  • Ability to mentor other Financial Applications IT professionals
  • Oil and Gas Industry experience



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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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