Southwestern Energy Operations Accounting Technician in Spring, Texas

Company Overview

Currently one of the largest producers of natural gas in the continental United States, Southwestern Energy Company is a growing independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production within North America. We are also focused on creating and capturing additional value through our natural gas gathering and marketing business, which we refer to as Midstream Services. Visit to learn more.

Working at Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy produces and provides energy to our world. It’s a commitment that has motivated our employees for more than 80 years. Every day we are explorers and producers, working to discover innovative new ways to fuel the future. Our culture demands creativity and innovation, and we foster this by building programs and procedures that make our company and industry better. We give employees, including new hires, the opportunity to be a contributor from the first day on the job. It’s important to us to create a rewarding and inclusive work environment. We reward team and individual performance, in addition to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We support our employees with opportunities to participate in ongoing development training and support groups.

We are at the forefront of several significant projects, including the Fayetteville Shale and Marcellus Shale plays. In fact, Southwestern Energy was the first to discover the economic viability of the Fayetteville Shale and is the largest producer of its natural gas. We have exploratory efforts in the Brown Dense, located near the Arkansas-Louisiana border.

In this role, you will provide comprehensive support across the Drilling and Completions (D&C) team. Assist D&C technical and services staff with internal and external invoicing. To be successful in this role, you are detail oriented, interested in process improvement and comfortable initiating change, while delivering an accurate work product. You have great communication skills that provide productive interactions with internal customers, internal and external suppliers/vendors, and partners in the accounting organization.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, administers charge codes, and routes inbound invoices.

  • Identifies, investigates and resolves various coding issues with internal and external suppliers

  • Corrects duplicate charges and invoices with the Accounts Payable group.

  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures

  • Works with vendors to resolve any billing questions, issues or disputes.

  • Performs individual account analysis and reconciliation, including:

o Loading and verifying monthly invoice and billing data.

o Generate monthly/quarterly Accounts Payable reports for all assigned business units

  • Provides extensive support to D&C group

  • Assist with audit and data requests from multiple stakeholders

  • Performs clerical or administrative support where needed.

  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience in invoicing, and/or accounting

  • Possess competency in accurately entering data into software systems (Oracle and Wellview preferred), as well as the ability to work with MS Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Office Suite and basic computer functions.

  • Proven research, math, interpersonal communication and written communication

  • Familiarity with basic technical terminology for Drilling and Completions operations

  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects timely to comply with monthly and quarterly reporting deadlines

  • Able to investigate, respond to and resolve billing/invoicing communications and issues (via calls, emails, letters)

  • Able to draft business letters and emails to effectively communicate issues and solutions with vendors/suppliers

  • Ability to work within strict time constraints and changing priorities

/Southwestern Energy Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, present military status or veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination./

Job: *Financial & Accounting

Title: Operations Accounting Technician

Location: Texas-Spring

Requisition ID: 11128