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Sr Manager Finance Job

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Minot, North Dakota, US

Company: Hess Corporation


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 

Duties: Responsible for ensuring the Bakken Operations Business Unit operates in a cost effective & efficient manner; ensuring timely and accurate reporting of financial and accounting info to Bakken Asset Leadership & Hess Corporate Off; managing a Finance Support group of 5 employees & a Production Reporting team of 4 employees; responsible for Cost Management for Bakken Operations Business Unit to implement & embed cost management tools & processes to provide cost transparency, enhance cost awareness & manage cost performance; providing finance support to Hess Infrastructure Partners to ensure accounting & financial requirements are met; responsible to develop & continuously improve business processes & tools through application of lean principles, streamline processes, automation, documentation of process standards/guidelines & standard work instructions towards delivery of high-quality finance support & business analysis; managing & coordinating monthly zero-based' forecast process (bottoms-up estimate build) which considers activity level projections & cost estimates for planned & unplanned maintenance activities, safety & integrity related activity, regulatory compliance activities, production & injection volumes, modification & improvement projects & midstream business infrastructure build; managing & coordinating preparation of life-of-field operating cost model for inclusion in long-term asset value plan for Bakken Upstream & Midstream operations; assist the Bakken Operations, Infrastructure & Midstream groups in the preparation of Authorization for Expenditures for all project types as required & provide advice on application of Hess accounting policies, as appropriate; responsible for timely and accurate well cost reporting for drilling & completion activities, including performing well reconciliations & resulting adjustments in a timely manner; managing & coordinating midstream tariff expense recognition & recovery of tariffs from working interest owners/third parties through pass through & in-kind mechanism, tracking actual results against forecast/plan & identify contributing factors to variances; supporting Commercial & Marketing teams in identifying & estimating deducts/fees in arriving at realized product prices estimates for forecast/plan, tracking to actual results & ensuring proper and complete documentation; supporting North Dakota Land & Global New Business Development Teams for accounting for acquisition and disposal activities, including preparation/review of settlement statements, performance of due diligence & related liaison with Tax, Shared Services Accounting and Treasury; coordinating finance related matters & activities with Office of the CFO, Corporate and Production Planning groups, Hess Corporate Tax, Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management; working with Hess Joint Venture Accounting to maximize partner recoveries through joint interest billings on facilities, well costs, time-writing, setting of annual overhead recovery rates & other allocable services based on COPAS principles; coordinating with Treasury to ensure optimal cash management to meet North Dakota operations & Midstream funding requirements; Focal point for inquiries arising from internal, external & joint venture partner audit teams covering areas of responsibilities, including timely provision of information and documentation; working closely with Supply Chain, to ensure the integrity of accounting for inventory/warehouse stock; serving as an interface between Finance Shared Services Accounting & Bakken Operations to ensure that data needed for legal entity and U.S. consolidation reporting is provided accurately & on a timely basis; responsible to provide ad-hoc analysis & research as may be requested by Bakken Leadership Team, Midstream Leadership Team & Finance Mgmt from time to time; managing the process for annual asset retirement obligation assessment; & serving as primary point of contact in North Dakota for all finance matters.


CONTACT:    Interested candidates apply online at  and reference job number (25021).

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Brad Janik | Employee | Finance | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | Yes | No | 25021