a chevron accounting career offers the opportunity for continued career growth and discovery

You’ll gain a broad knowledge of our industry and the chance to pursue various accounting practices, including auditing, supervision and management. You’ll have the personal satisfaction of knowing that your efforts directly support Chevron’s mission to provide vital energy the world needs.

who we hire

We’re looking for highly motivated team players with the following skills:

  • Accounting - the ability to apply accounting policies and principles to properly record, report and maintain financial data associated with operational activities
  • Analysis and problem solving - the ability to analyze financial information, select and gather data, and recommend or determine a course of action
  • Teamwork - a strong commitment to maintaining collaborative working relationships with internal partners and external customers
  • Leadership - the ability to handle multiple job responsibilities, set priorities, maintain a high level of accomplishment, and implement process improvements
  • Communication - the ability to listen carefully and to use clear, concise oral and written skills to convey facts, present positions and interpret policies
  • Technology - the ability to use sophisticated software and tools

Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

what you'll do

Typical assignments include the following:

revenue accounting

As a revenue accountant, you’ll:

  • Learn the fundamentals of the oil and gas industry
  • Account for the production, disposition and sales of crude oil and natural gas products
  • Determine product value and production taxes
  • Use computer-based systems to allocate production shares to property owners
  • Review the pricing of contracts and agreements
  • Prepare analyses for Chevron’s production, land, tax and law departments

The revenue accounting group is located in Houston, Texas.

upstream accounting

As an accountant in the Upstream accounting group, you’ll work with teams to:

  • Provide accounting support to domestic oil and gas production organizations
  • Apply fixed-asset and work-in-progress accounting procedures
  • Account for the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and gas leases
  • Review joint operating agreements and contracts to determine how they mandate the accounting for capital and operating expenditures
  • Develop interpersonal and negotiating skills through regular interaction with representatives from partner companies
  • Use SAP software and Chevron’s land information system software

"The emphasis on work-life balance makes each workday seem less like 'work' to me."



manufacturing and supply accounting

As a manufacturing and supply accountant, you’ll:

  • Interpret contracts and other source documents needed to invoice customers and pay suppliers
  • Prepare accounting entries associated with sale, purchase or exchange transactions
  • Monitor and control all stock activities for proprietary and third-party plants and refineries
  • Provide accounting data, reports and analyses to Chevron products supply, marketing and refining personnel

excise tax

As an accountant with the excise tax group, you’ll:

  • Prepare and file excise tax returns in states where Chevron has business activity
  • Learn, and keep up to date with, state and federal excise tax regulations to determine customers’ taxability for new account setups, and to ensure proper Chevron reporting
  • Work with state taxing authorities to ensure that Chevron is in compliance with tax regulations

financial accounting

As an accountant in the financial accounting group, you’ll work in one of five accounting teams that:

  • Account for acquisition, disposition and transfer of assets
  • Consolidate the monthly data to develop financial statements for various Chevron operating companies
  • Prepare government reports
  • Perform equity and subsidiary accounting
  • Account for payroll costs
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliation
  • Track and report dealer loans
  • Apply policies and procedures affecting fixed-asset accounting, which will enable you to provide guidance to internal customers
  • Use SAP extensively in performing these activities

credit and receivables management

As a credit and receivables accountant, you’ll:

  • Analyze financial statements
  • Set customer credit lines
  • Manage accounts
  • Obtain security for commercial accounts
  • Perform account reconciliation
  • Develop and maintain customer relations
  • Use SAP and decision desktop software applications regularly