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Sales Accounting

Location:
Pearland, Texas, United States
Posted:
April 24, 2019

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Sarah Hillsman

Phone 832-***-****

ac860o@r.postjobfree.com

RESUME

SUMMARY:

Oil & Gas Upstream/Midstream/Downstream

Upstream Energy/ Production Revenue Accounting (PRA) /Royalty Accounting – 12 plus years

Downstream Energy /Marketing Pipeline Accounting - 5 years

Joint Venture Accounting – 7 years

Joint Interest Billing (JIB) - 7 years.

A/P - 10 years.

A/R - 10 years.

Settlements – 10 years

Field Data Gathering - 10 years.

Allocations and Settlements - 10 years. (

Regulatory Reporting - 2 years.

Division Order Analysis - 1 year.

Revenue Distribution - 12 years.

Regulatory Requirements - 10 years.

Oil and Gas Trading - Trader 4 years

Oil and Gas Scheduler - Trader 2 years

Contracts Administration - 2 years

Understanding Accounting Principles – 15 years

Oracle Application Implementation Methodology (AIM) - 2 years.

Endur – 1 year.

Excalibur - 1

SAP/PRA-Royalty, Implementation from accounting perspective - 12 years

Implementation of EC (Energy Components) for Revenue/Sales and EC Pipeline modules.

Upgrade of Starvol to EC (Energy Components) and EC Revenue/Sales.

Consulting/Business Analyst I/T Experience – 10 years.

EDUCATION:

Prairie View A & M University,

Masters of Business Administration – Finance

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting and Marketing

PROFILE:

Heavy work experience in the following areas of Volume Management, Confirmation Analysis, Pipeline Controller, Scheduling, Gas Settlement, Contracts, General/Financial Accounting, Auditing, Production Revenue Accounting (Upstream), Joint Interest Billing, Joint Venture Accounting, Gas Pipeline Accounting Downstream, Crude Oil Accounting, Settlements, Marketing, Trading, Risk, I/T Support and Contracts Administration.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2012 -present Shell, Exxonmobil, Accenture (Contract)

Sr. Business Analyst/Consultant

Consulting in their core area of SAP PRA/Royalty on implementation team. Also worked strongly with SAP FICO, SAP JVA, SAP JIB by providing specific functional and solution knowledge transfer, instructions and assistance, analyzing business requirements objectives for solution enhancements from a functional perspective. I worked directly with business to understand the business environment and all their needs from a Gas and Oil Accounting perspective. Analyze current business process and scenarios and recommended solutions.

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Thorough understanding of applications, environments, and relevant tools/technology

- Strong analytical skills

- Ability to identify and evaluate several alternative solutions

- Able to assist the team, to arrive at the best functional requirements need for implementations or system upgrades

- Liaison between Implementation Teams and Upper Management to Resolve any Issues or Concerns

2012 – 2015 Accenture

Sr. Specialist - Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities include leading the gathering of functional requirements for SAP PRA/Royalty on implementation team. Also worked strongly with SAP FICO, SAP JVA, SAP JIB, I worked directly with business to understand the business environment and all their needs from an Accounting perspective. Analyze current business process and scenarios and recommend solutions. Wrote and assisted with writing functional documentation to identified relevant designs for SAP/PRA projects, as well as training material, process and specification issues also mentor/assist lower level Business Analysts in documenting and translating business requirements. Supported team, analyze system problems, work with users to provide workarounds, and work with developers on solutions that will meet user requirements. Gather user requirements for system modifications and develop specifications for developers that meet these requirements

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Thorough understanding of applications, environments, and relevant tools/technology

- Strong analytical skills

- Ability to identify and evaluate several alternative solutions

- Able to assist the team, to arrive at the best functional requirements need for implementations or system upgrades

- Liaison between Implementation Teams and Upper Management to Resolve any Issues or Concerns

- Experience in pre-sales / sales / customer-facing pre-sales role preferred. The incumbent must be able to engage with customers to gain their trust and confidence in architecting the solution approach and delivery model.

- Account Management - experience in pre-sales and sales / customer-facing pre-sales role preferred Negotiated and Renegotiated Contracts, Resolved any Issues or Concerns from client perspective.

2008 - 2012 ExxonMobil

Sr. Specialist (Business Analyst)/ Team Lead

Responsibilities include supporting in-house developed suite of applications (TietoEnator vendor application EC-Energy Components and Revenue/Sales Module. Assist with configuration for upgrading Starvol to EC (Energy Components) and Revenue/Sales Module for ExxonMobil North America business groups. Also work as part of the Implementation team for Golden Pass Pipeline for EC Pipeline, EC Revenue/Sales modules. Participated in helping Golden Pass Pipeline business groups and developers identify and develop correct system requirements to meet Golden Pass Pipeline business needs for Implementation of EC Pipeline and EC Revenue/Sales modules. Supported team, analyze system problems, work with users to provide workarounds, and work with developers on solutions that will meet user requirements. Gather user requirements for system modifications and develop specifications for developers that meet these requirements. Test software releases and train users. Other responsibilities include EC Revenue/Sales system security/access roles.

2007 – 2008 OpenLink

Sr Business Consultant/Business Analyst-Lead

As a business consultant I assist our energy clients in the development and documentation of business requirements, implementation, configuration, and training of client staff in the production revenue accounting Endur, our flagship straight-through-processing Energy software. I serve as a subject matter expert in business matters related to revenue accounting and back-office settlement processing, providing expertise to our clients in structuring internal processes and the proper use of Endur (Energy) for invoicing, transaction confirmations, legacy application interfaces, and ledger entries to support. Also interface and set up front g motion and c motion.

2005 -2007 P2 Energy Solutions

Senior Consultant/Business Analyst

Senior Revenue Consultant - Oracle Financials (Revenue) working on the Noble implementation and other companies where Oracle financials –AR integrated with EU applications

2004 - 2005 IBM

Senior Production Revenue Accountant /Business Analyst

Book revenue from oil and gas leases operated and non-operated properties. Generates complex invoices and mail to customers monthly. Runs daily control reports from SAP to monitor customer payment status. Follows up with past due customers to ensure payment from previous production months. Identifies invoice discrepancies or customer default to resolve volume or payment discrepancies and refers matter to Team Leader or Trader as necessary. Documents collection actions in SAP. Requests vendor invoice payment and pays invoices upon approval of Manager. Examines discrepancies between invoices recorded and payments received. Worked closely with production, land and field groups. Also interfaces with Volume Management, Transportation Services, and Marketing to resolve discrepancies. Corrects records or sends supporting documentation to customers as needed. Ensures proper receipt/disbursement of payments. Responds to customer inquiries regarding purchase/sales deals. Interfaces with

Senior Business Analyst as needed to resolve customer inquiries. Researches discrepancies between multiple control report data for sales and purchase deals and corrects data as necessary. Performed settlement activities. Confirm all trades for gas, oil, energy commodity trades . Review all trade confirms and solve any discrepancies along with researching and resolving any open items with traders and accountants to resolve past due confirmations.

Provides invoice/contract data and supporting documentation as necessary in response to internal/external audits and litigation. Forecasts outgoing and incoming cash.

2003- 2004 El Paso Oil & Gas Co.

Senior Revenue Accountant/ Volume/ Settlements Specialist

Book revenue from oil and gas leases operated and non operated properties. Generates complex invoices and mail to customers monthly. Runs daily control reports from SAP to monitor customer payment status. Follows up with past due customers to ensure payment from previous production months. Identifies invoice discrepancies or customer default to resolve payment book, analyzed and reconciled disputes relating (upstream & downstream) to oil, gas sales, gas sales

transportation, gas purchases and storage. Performed accounting for oil, gas sales transportation, exchanges, pool to pool, displacement, storage, cashouts and interconnects on major pipelines, and gas sales and gas purchases, actualized gas sales transportation, gas sales and gas purchases, actualized oil sales and oil purchases. Volume Imbalance Management, Gas Settlement Resolution, Billing Resolution, Monthly Financial Audits. Prepared cash forecast, financial reports for oil, cash-outs, gas sales transportation, gas sales, gas purchases and storage. Interface strongly with Trading/Risk, Scheduling, Contract Administration, Oil and Gas Settlements, worked heavily on imbalance resolution special project.

Reconciliation, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, Financial analysis, General Ledger analysis. Inter-company account balancing, Billing analysis, Payroll. Cost accounting, Budget analysis, P/L Reporting. FERC reporting, Audit Management.

Trade Capture and document deals, Risk monitoring of derivative transactions, Reconcile derivative settlements. MTM analysis, Ad Hoc Reporting of financials. Performed actualization adjustments, pipeline true-ups, physical and financial confirmations. Collaborate with Logistics and Client Services on monthly variance analysis of estimated vs. actual P/L Deal Compliance.

Analyze and reconcile daily and month-end P&L, P/L financial reporting, SFAS 133 reporting, FERC reporting. Preparation of Trade tickets, Performed Settlement activities, Process of Confirmation, Prepared monthly report of financial risk transactions, Liaison between Front and Back office to resolve all discrepancies, Update gas/oil contract system. Daily interaction with traders and other commercial personnel as well as confirmations/settlements and accounting, Worked with Special Task Team on development and enhancement of trading system. Account Rep for midstream

Special Projects /Audit Management. Conduct all customer care resolutions on a daily basis, Prepare and analyze contract terms and conditions. Credit analysis of all accounts also analyze all market activities to secure accurate data for third parties transmittals, account for wellhead, spot sales and joint interest billing. Monitor and account for aging receivables, analyze and collect all outstanding receivables over 90 days. Interface strongly with Customers and Internal and External departments to resolve any discrepancies, and ensure payments received on a timely basis. Negotiate imbalance resolution and conduct imbalance management

SKILLS:

Working knowledge of FERC Gas Tariffs and the following pipelines: Texas-Gas, Southern, Proficient in Windows, Internet Explorer, Lotus and Excel, Access, Outlook, Word, Artesia, Premas and 20/20 Microsoft applications and in house systems PeopleSoft, GMAS, PGAS, ENDUR, Starvol, EC (Energy Components), SAP FICO, SAP JVA, SAP JIB, SAP/PRA, Oracle, Test Director, MS Project, MIPs, TOW.



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