Principal Accountant, Internal Controls

Date:  Sep 23, 2023

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.


Position Description


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Internal Controls, the Principal Accountant will perform the following responsibilities:


  • Valuable contributor to the global organization by becoming an integral part of the design and operating effectiveness of the company’s internal control over financial reporting (ICFR).
  • Knowledgeable about the company’s accounting policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Managing the company’s quarterly internal control self-assessment process to ensure completion and evaluate any control deficiencies.  
  • Perform annual materiality analysis to determine high-risk financial statement accounts and scoping of international locations.
  • Preparation of quarterly internal control committee meeting slide decks.
  • Coordinate the quarterly review of the company’s accounting policies & business practices.
  • Assisting with the implementation of the company’s new internal controls software (AuditBoard).
  • Communicate and collaborate with various accounting departments in support of their internal control responsibilities.
  • Provide assistance with the execution and completion of various Special Projects.




The successful candidate will possess the following credentials/qualifications:

  • Degree – bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • CPA - CPA certification preferred.
  • Experience – three or more years’ experience required.
  • Applications – proficient in Microsoft Office products; experience with SAP/S4, Hyperion and AuditBoard a plus
  • Personal Characteristics:
  • Strong organization skills with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze and effectively deliver accurate information.
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to relate to diverse stakeholders.
  • Collaborative team member with strong oral and written communication skills.
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: 177981 
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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