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Controls Advisor


Midland, TX, US

Company:  XTO

Job Role Summary


Location: Midland, Texas


Each year ExxonMobil hires a number of outstanding candidates as accountants, analysts and advisors.  We are seeking individuals with a minimum of 2 years public accounting or industry experience and with a CPA license (or a background in Controls) preferred. These professional positions are a vital part of the Controller's organization.  We are currently seeking a Controls Advisor, based in Midland, to support our growing upstream business and operations based there.  Candidates must have an accounting, audit or controls background and have the capability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

Job Role Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Provides broad controls advice and guidance on execution of controls process and policy
  • Reviews management of change, risk assessments
  • Advises on Internal Assessments, Audits, Joint Venture controls
  • Coordinates Business Compliance Programs
  • Advises on Policy violation reporting process
  • Assists in open control gap tracking, assesses sustainability of gap closures
  • Prepares various stewardship reports, senior management packages and controls metrics
  • Provides controls training to business line
  • Provides Guidance to business line on policy and control interpretations
  • Promotes Consistency and Shares Best Practices


Through these activities you will participate in business decisions, improve our controls and execution processes, and work closely with both financial and business line operating management. Demonstrated performance may lead to increasing responsibility and opportunities across the financial organizations including business analysis, financial reporting and accounting as well as the opportunity to support various business lines (Upstream, Downstream and Chemicals) via job rotation.  The career path for candidates exhibiting exceptional performance may lead to domestic and international opportunities and increasing management responsibility.

Required Qualifications, Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  A degree (Bachelor’s, Master's, or MBA) in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 2 years public accounting or industry experience and CPA license preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Background in Controls, System Controls, Compliance or audit preferred
  • Basic knowledge of COPAS a plus


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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: Midland

Job Segment: Tax, Business Analyst, CPA, Accounting, MBA, Finance, Technology, Management

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