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Accountant, Prin

Date:  Jun 18, 2022

Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


The Principal Accountant position for Hyperion Data Relationship Management  is within the Financial Reporting Systems (FRS) group , and will be responsible for maintaining, updating, and troubleshooting the financial reporting system hierarchies (i.e. profit center/costs centers, GL, functional area) used in Halliburton’s financial reporting systems, managing the global overhead expense allocation process, and collaborating with global, regional, and PSL F&A leadership to deliver optimized financial reporting structures for changing business needs.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining Halliburton’s financial reporting hierarchy structures maintained in Hyperion Data Relationship Management (DRM) software.
  • Manage the automated global allocation process to allocate overhead expenses globally and analyze expense allocation impacts as needed.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders (i.e. Product Service Line (PSL), Regional F&A controllers, support functions) to assess financial system reporting requirements and optimize reporting structures to meet current business needs.
  • Review and approve key hierarchy changes to ensure alignment with internal and external reporting guidelines.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with various F&A and corporate teams such as SAP Global Master Data (GMD), Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Essbase and Planning, Business Warehouse (BW), Corporate Consolidations and Reporting, and IT teams to ensure that all of the financial reporting structures, related data and workflow feeds are updated accurately in the respective systems each month.
  • Work on various ad-hoc projects that require DRM and SAP FI system changes.


Required Qualifications 

  • Completion of an undergraduate university degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, finance or related roles
  • Knowledge of US GAAP or country- specific accounting principles
  • Advanced functionality of common office environment and functional applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, and Hyperion
  • Project management skills and knowledge of financial performance metrics such as CVA/NOVA


Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Hyperion DRM, HFM, Essbase and Planning.
  • Professional accounting certification or the requisite number of accounting credit hours to sit for a professional accounting certification
  • Completion of Master of Business Administration (MBA) or similar degree.
  • 3+ years related financial reporting and analysis or financial systems experience. 
  • Experience with SAP-FI or BW.
  • Experience in PL-SQL and VB scripting.


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles give (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from Principal Accountant to Supervisor, Accounting.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 149163 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Support Services
Product Service Line: Finance 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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