Financial Reporting Senior Manager

PetroTal has an immediate need for a financial reporting manager in our Houston, TX office. This full time position will be an integral part of the accounting team and will be directly responsible for managing the preparation of the companies IFRS filings, including year end and quarterly filings. This role will work in partnership with the Controller and other financial team members to provide timely and accurate internal and external financial reporting along with engaging with the company external auditors’ regarding the statements and other filings, and accounting team overseas.

Location: Houston, TX

Experience Requirements

  • Sarbanes Oxley or C-SOX experience, a must have
  • IFRS related Financial Reporting
  • Proved experience as an accountant in O&G industry
  • Experience working in independent audit firms
  • Developed ability to work quickly, accurately and perform under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivated
  • Experience with Toronto Stock Exchange a plus
  • IDEAS accounting software experience a plus
  • Multi-cultural and Spanish speaker a plus

Company Environment / Skills Preferred

Small company with an entrepreneurial environment and mid-size company resources.  10 person Houston office (corporate) with more employees in the subsidiary office in Lima Peru. The office is very collaborative and seeks people that are results driven and take ownership of their work and thrive in an entrepreneurial type of environment.

The Position

  • SOX planning, preparation, compliance and follow-up required initially (approximately ~50% of time)
  • Support monthly and quarterly closing with specific entries. JEs to be prepared: Asset Retirement, Depletion and Stock Compensation entries
  • Prepare IFRS quarterly reports and manage the internal and external review for these documents
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with developing accounting guidance, provide IFRS interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and developing accounting guidance to the management team
  • Prepare reporting accounting disclosure checklist
  • Assist in the coordination of quarterly review activities of external auditors
  • Prepare and monitor international accounting and issue identification and resolution
  • Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close financials


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting
  • At least 10 years of experience, with heavy exposure to IFRS, financial reporting, financial projections and budgeting.
  • An excellent knowledge of IFRS rules and regulations is required combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation

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