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Manager, Tax Accounting and Quantitative Analysis Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Finance
Date:  Jul 21, 2021


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 Hess.com. 




This position of Manager, Tax Accounting and Quantitative Analysis will be a member of the Global Tax Accounting and Compliance (“GTAC”) team and will be the primary member comprising the Tax Quantitative Analysis function and a key member of the broader Tax Accounting function. Success in this position will require advanced skills in financial modeling, data systems, project management, critical reasoning, and written and oral communication.  Further, a foundation is needed in US taxation of domestic and international operations, US GAAP for income taxes (ASC 740), and general accounting. The ideal candidate will have the ambition to deliver projects with short and firm deadlines and to master complex organizational structures and frequently changing tax laws.  This is a highly visible role within the company and will involve working directly with external auditors, with executive members of the Tax Department and other key finance and operational groups.




  • Tax Quantitative Analysis
    • Design, build, and implement quantitative tools to support tax planning initiatives and to be used for tax financial reporting and analytics
    • Research tax law to properly model applicable law
    • Independently source actual and forecasted operating results to use as source data in tax analysis
    • Stay abreast of evolving modeling and data analytics tools and help other tax team members by applying best practices to their recurring and ad-hoc quantitative tools
  • Tax Accounting
    • Manage team (in-house personnel and outsourced service providers) in preparation and review of recurring tax accounting deliverables
      • Monthly income tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740
      • Financial statement disclosures around income taxes
      • Forecasted income tax provision for current year, subsequent year budget, and life of asset long term planning
      • Management reports providing transparency into the financial statement assertions related to the income tax accounts
    • Analyze new country entry, acquisitions and divestitures, and other special transactions from an income tax accounting perspective and draft formal documentation
    • Manage the external audit of the US GAAP financial statements
  • Collaborate extensively with external service providers and internal tax planning personnel regarding host country tax technical rules and transactions
  • Participate in tax, accounting, and finance team meetings to stay abreast of changes in the business




  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Big Four environment, or 8 years in a Corporate environment with increasing responsibilities in the area of tax quantitative analysis and tax accounting
  • Proficient in ERP systems (preferably SAP), Hyperion/HFM, and tax accounting/compliance software (preferably CorpTax)
  • Oil & Gas exploration and production experience strongly preferred
  • Teamwork – strong ability to work with others and share responsibility
  • Thinks strategically- has broad knowledge and perspective that can be utilized to bring innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, highly dynamic work environment/role




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or another financial discipline is required
  • Advanced degree or CPA is required




The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Creates Effective Teams
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance

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: Lisa B Willet | Employee | Finance | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 25705