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Title:  Crude Oil Accountant

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Dallas, TX, US, 75201

Basic Function

HF Sinclair in Dallas, Tx is seeking a Crude Oil Accountant who conducts moderate to complex accounting assignments within Crude Oil Accounting as assigned with limited supervision.   Supports accounting for one or more refinery supply chains as assigned representing purchases ranging from 1-4m bbls / month, $1-$5m of associated logistics expenses and inventories up 1m bbls.

Job Duties

  • Reviews and interprets commercial contracts and exercises sound judgment in determining the appropriate accounting treatment
  • Prepare and confirm a variety of wire transfer and payment requests
  • Verify crude oil volumes and prices with external customers and suppliers
  • Prepares journal entries and inventory adjustments as needed and performs account reconciliations
  • Prepares reconciliations of perpetual inventory (receipts, deliveries and balances) to pipeline or terminal shipper statements and refinery receipts
  • Assists other associates in processing transactions and reports
  • Analyzes crude oil pipeline/rail/truck reports and works crude oil schedulers to ensure completeness and accuracy of crude movement transactions in the accounting system
  • Researches discrepancies and performs root cause analysis
  • Measures and tracks estimated vs. actual vs. scheduled volumes
  • Assists in special projects and research tasks involving best practices and process improvements
  • Performs inventory valuations


Other duties may include some or all of the following:

  • May create, maintain, and perform a variety of reports/spreadsheets for royalty tax, inventory, pipeline commitments and other related materials
  • May perform lease crude specific duties consisting of severance tax reporting, royalty payments and

reporting, update and verification of pricing and tax rates and reconciliation of lease payables sub ledger to the general ledger

  • May submit, track and analyze master file additions, changes


Special assignments projects or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion


Years of work experience is required. Industry experience in Refining or Manufacturing is preferred.

Education Level

A Bachelors degree is required, preferably in accounting or finance.   Masters degree or CPA designation is desired.

Required Skills

Ability to perform   moderate to complex accounting analysis and mathematical calculations.     A broad understanding of accounting practices and procedures is required. Exercises sound judgement to identify, troubleshoot and resolve day -to-day technical and process problems. Ability to communicate effectively with others, both written and verbal. Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, experience with accounting software. Ability to utilize analytical skills to understand and explain crude movements.   Ability to communicate in a professional manner and establish effective working relationships with internal operations and external customers.   Demonstrate   an aptitude for quick learning, as well as ability to problem solve outstanding issues by working with various departments and external parties.





Experience with SAP FI/CO, BI Reporting accounting software.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibility


Work Conditions

Office based, up to 20% Travel required

Physical Requirements

Job conditions require walking, standing, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting or carrying up to 10 lbs., pushing or pulling up to 10 lbs.

Our One HF Sinclair Culture:

At HF Sinclair, we are united through our One HF Sinclair Culture, which is underpinned by our five core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. Developed to empower our people, our five core cultural values are at the heart of everything we do and extend to how we engage our stakeholders. These values influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. We have a long-standing commitment to Integrity and ethical behavior and do what is right for our employees, investors, communities and the environment. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. We foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HF Sinclair Corporation

HF Sinclair Corporation ("HF Sinclair"), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent energy company that produces and markets high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products. HF Sinclair owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, Washington and Utah and markets its refined products in 19 states principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. HF Sinclair supplies high quality fuels to more than 1,300 Sinclair branded stations and licenses the use of the Sinclair brand at more than 300 additional locations throughout the country. In addition, subsidiaries of HF Sinclair produce and market base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and export products to more than 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, HF Sinclair produces renewable diesel at two of its facilities in Wyoming. HF Sinclair also owns a 47% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HF Sinclair subsidiaries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HF Sinclair Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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