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Staff Accountant at NOV

Staff Accountant

NOV Houston, TX Full Time
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National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers’ full-field drilling, completion, and production needs. Since 1862, NOV has pioneered innovations that improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations.

NOV Rig Technologies makes and supports the world’s most advanced drilling solutions. With a long history of manufacturing advanced drilling equipment packages—think top drives, iron roughnecks, drawworks, BOPs, and risers—as well as complete land rigs, we're constantly working to solve our customers’ operational challenges. We're designing new technology and robotics that deliver increased automation; expanding our training offerings to help our partners close the industry's generational gap; and developing smarter, more advanced drilling solutions for all types of land and offshore environments.

We're continually pushing our own standards higher to deliver the safest, most efficient, and most reliable drilling solutions in the world. Join us as we continue to power the industry that powers the world.

NOV is currently seeking a Staff Accountant that is responsible for accurate and timely accounting of general and operational accounting transactions for the U.S. Rig Aftermarket business. This is a hands-on and challenging role working closely with the Accounting Manager, the North America Controller, Operations personnel, and Corporate.


  • Prepares and posts journal entries to the general ledger such as expense allocations, agent commission accruals, prepaid insurance amortization, sales tax payments, property tax accruals, payroll expenses, fixed asset entries
  • Intricate member of the Accounting team involved in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closes
  • Conducts financial analyses of balance sheet and P&L accounts reviewing variances, margin trends, and other significant changes
  • Performs FIMS postings to the General Ledger and FIMS exceptions research
  • Updates Webforms in Hyperion
  • Performs balance sheet reconciliations monthly (i.e. inventory, WIP, intangibles, prepaid assets, sales tax accrual, use tax accrual, agent commission accrual, deferred revenue, accrued liabilities)
  • Prepares supplemental schedules for SOX accounting control compliance (i.e. journal entry log, non-standard journal entry list, revenue cut-off testing, cycle count scorecard, lease accounting recon)
  • Performs SOX report testing and semi-annual SOX Walkthrough testing
  • Helps fulfill internal and external audit requests, including the preparation of Lead and other PBC Schedules
  • Ensures compliance with NOV company and HSE policies and procedures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of three (3) years of overall accounting experience
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Experience preparing/reviewing account reconciliations
  • Experience with Audits and SOX compliance and O&G industry knowledge preferred


  • Advanced to Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Dependable; pro-active; self-starter
  • Strong desire to make positive changes and develop process improvements

Preferred method of application and to view all opportunities visit:

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NOV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination or Harassment of Any Kind: NOV is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for everyone and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. NOV values inclusion and diversity; we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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