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Corporate Accountant II

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This intermediate level position prepares accounting reports and analyzes accounting information in order to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability and other accounting information.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews and organizes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Prepares month-end closing process procedures and prepares consolidated financial statement information for executive management, outside auditors and other stakeholders
  • Prepares analyses of monthly general ledger activity, journal entries and reconciliation of various general accounting accounts
  • Assist with preparation of external financial statements and other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulatory agencies
  • Complies with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SEC rules and regulations
  • Analyzes business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations in order to provide advice to management
  • Uses the chart of accounts and codes entries to proper accounts
  • Provides information to other employees and/or departments
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Moderate understanding of GAAP, accounting codification and SEC rules and regulations
  • Moderate knowledge of and ability to apply professional accounting principles, theories, concepts and terms
  • Moderate knowledge of spreadsheets, database software and the automated accounting system used in the department
  • Moderate knowledge of the structure, policies and operating details of the accounting system
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of specialized procedures and subject matter encountered in specific assignments
  • Ability to classify accounting transactions, maintain and reconcile accounts, close accounts and prepare reports and statements


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Preferred: CPA certification


  • Minimum: 2 - 5 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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