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Accounting Sap

Deer Park, Texas, United States
January 09, 2017

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Barry W. Langford

Resume of Qualifications

Professional Summary

Financial Accounting/Business Analyst for Petrochemical Refining Complex and International E&P Oil Gas

CFO/Controller positions for national acute care hospital healthcare corporations

Strong SAP System knowledge. Considered a FI/CO SME. Indepth working knowledge of MM, PS, & PM.

Tax Professional Certificate 11-2016

Professional Experience

Semi Retirement Sept 2015 to Present

Retired September 2015 from Contract Assignment at Eni Petroleum. Currently actively seeking Contract/Project Accounting Assignments. Completed H&R Block Tax Course 11-16.

Eni Petroleum US Operating, Houston, TX May 2011 to Sept 2015

Senior Accountant (Contractor), Oil and Gas E&P

Initial Contract Assignment at Eni to assist in Post SAP implementation Account Stabilization. Assisted Post Implementation Team in clearing conversion accounts and implementing Account Reconciliation procedures.

Due to Accounting Staff vacancies was asked to assume staff accountant activities in addition to SAP stabilization activities. Assigned various staff accounting monthly close activities including Payroll Interface, SAP Cost Center Master Record coordinator, Prepaid account amortizations, etc.

Was assigned the process of General Administrative Cost Allocations to Property Assets. Coordinated the quarterly review of Allocations for SOX documentation and prepared the monthly G&A model file for input into SAP.

Considered one of the SAP SMEs for Eni US Operating. Acted as resource for user training on FI/CO, and assisted with Materials Module interface into FI/CO.

One of the primary Accounting contacts with external auditors on the annual and midyear audits.

Worked closely with Planning department updating the Finance Budgets and Projections. Maintained the Operating Budgets in SAP for Eni US Operating. Coordinated Cost Center and Cost Element Groups in SAP for Budget reporting.


Business Analyst, Refinery Finance

Responsible for the accounting models of all variable costs at the Deer Park Refinery. Deer Park Refinery is the operator of Deer Park Site Utilities and responsible for the cost allocations of these Utilities. As Lead for the Site Utilities Analyst assisted in the monthly accounting for Refinery Variable costs totaling $500+ million annually. Monitored monthly variable cost models and verified reasonableness of the data before posting to financials.

Coordinated Oil/Chemical Accounting Committee activities around business interface accounting issues.

Documented Accounting Procedures to implement contract requirements for the Site Shared Facilities Agreement. Insured correct fixed cost allocations in SAP master data based on the terms of the Agreement. Fixed costs for the Site Shared Facility Assets total $45 million annually.

Supported Deer Park Refinery Limited Partnership Treasury activity. Assisted Site Treasurer in completing quarterly bond compliance reporting on the Partnerships $500 million outstanding bond debt. Interfaced with bond trustees on compliance reporting and bond funding.

Focal point for interface with Deer Park Partnership external Auditors on annual audits and bond funding reviews.

Focal point for annual cost center allocation review for proper allocation of Refinery Fixed Costs totaling $350 million annually. This review process also involved review of allocations loaded into SAP system and communication with the Partnership Limited Partner to obtain annual consent to the allocations.

Worked annually with the Refinery Business Analyst team in preparing annual Operating Budgets.

Filled the role of Business Analyst Lead for two years coordinating the activity of four Analysts.

Worked on a multi-disciplinary team to combine the Refinery and Chemical SAP systems into One Site SAP platform. Designed the SAP allocation structure for the combined SAP platform. Loaded the Site master data records into the combined SAP system with a “go live” date of 1-1-2011.

RESOURCE CONNECTIONS, Houston, TX, January 2000 – June 2000

Accounting Associate

Resource Connections specializes in project and contract accounting. The entire service with Resources Connection was on assignment with Shell, initially with SAP conversion stabilization and account reconciliation’s.

Part of account stabilization team to re-establish procedures and controls after 1999 SAP implementation at Deer Part Refinery

Assumed role of Inter Office Transfer Analyst during position vacancy.

Trained client staff to take over analysis as regular monthly process.

Re-analyzed various accounts showing errors in initial entries and provided analysis and documentation for correction

Was offered position to join Shell Deer Park Finance Department as Financial Analyst with concentration on Shared Facility Agreement documentation.

Prior Experience

CFO/Controllership roles at urban Acute Care Hospitals for national Healthcare Companies including Humana, Health Trust, Columbia/HCA, and American Healthcare.

Corporate Controller for Texas based not for profit Long Term Care Facilities.

Interim Controller assignments for Rural Hospitals thru National Healthcare consulting firm.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting – Cum Laude

University of Houston, Houston Texas

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