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US Houston, Texas: Accounting Supervisor

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US Houston, Texas: Accounting Supervisor

US Houston, Texas: Accounting Supervisor

Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: 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.


Under broad direction, responsible for coordinating and supervising staff employees in the activities supporting the general ledger, sub-systems, and related business systems and applications along with the resultant financial statements. Responsible for preparation, review, and accuracy of finance and accounting activities within the department, including executing financial close activities, reviewing and updating business practices, performing internal control self-assessments, preparing forecasts and annual business plans, business analysis, and performing ongoing process improvements. 

Directs a group or section of accountants and/or administrative staff and administers personnel related functions including monitoring of performance and development objectives, and regular performance review discussions. 

Through the use of diverse communication tools, advises management on key financial issues, financial performance, or financial processes. 



Responsibility includes interpreting and applying company policy, controls, and accounting principles to financial transactions. 


  • Plans and assigns workflow of all departmental accounting, deliverables, and ad hoc projects
  • Supervises team of up to four staff on proper accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP for the Company’s U.S. retirement and health/welfare benefit plans
  • Demonstrates advanced functionality of common office environment, functional applications such as SAP and Hyperion, and relevant business applications. 
  • Ensures that assigned GL accounts are reconciled and properly stated at month-end, in accordance with U.S. GAAP and company policy
  • Ensures effective monitoring of foreign pension plan accounting
  • Ensures effectiveness of internal controls over accounting and financial reporting and attests to such controls quarterly, with supporting documentation
  • Conducts detailed review of benefit plan financial statements, DOL/IRS informational filings, SEC disclosures, and other deliverables
  • Interfaces with auditors on planning and execution of retirement plan audits
  • Interfaces with actuaries to maintain compliance with ERISA, U.S. GAAP, and SEC requirements
  • Annually supervises the preparation of the Company’s U.S. benefits burden rates; analyzes sufficiency of benefits reserves and recommends rate adjustments, as deemed necessary
  • Arranges for timely payment of contributions and PBGC premiums related to the Company’s qualified defined benefit plans, as per ERISA requirements.
  • Oversees processing of benefits vendor invoices and serves as first-line reviewer/approver for payment
  • Prepares or reviews monthly and quarterly reports for management
  • Conducts technical research related to employee benefit plan accounting, as needed





Position requires the completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, business, or other related field and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in accounting related roles. 


  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proficiency with SAP, Essbase, and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills
  • Basic supervisory skills and experience



  • Master’s Degree in accounting preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Technical accounting research experience preferred
  • Audit preferred but not required
  • Currency experience helpful
  • Experience with Project management is considered important in this role


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 49211  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Finance  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


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