Approximately 1,750 ConocoPhillips financial professionals work around the globe in support of our multi-billion dollar company. Our employees and shareholders all benefit from a strategy that offers a combination of profitable growth, increasing margins and attractive ROI.
ConocoPhillips’ financial operations reflect the complexity of our industry and the global markets in which we do business. We consistently evaluate our portfolio to ensure that we are optimizing returns and growth opportunities by focusing on maximum resource recovery and efficiency in our producing fields.
Professionals with the industry-specific knowledge to understand how quantitative indicators and global trends impact our bottom line are highly valued here. We look for individuals who can help to fully release our financial potential around the world by sharing their expertise in these career areas:
The ConocoPhillips Finance organisation plays a significant part in the company’s global Exploration and Production value chain – by providing financial information that impacts investment decisions leading to the success of the company. Positions include Controllers, Tax Compliance, Cash Management, Internal and External Reporting, Internal Audit and related roles that fall within our Financial Services Organisation. We also hire for our Financial Performance and Analysis group which supports business units within our value chain.
How you can contribute
A Finance position at ConocoPhillips may include the following:
Learning all aspects of our business and industry.
Working with many multidisciplinary teams.
Providing finance expertise and advice.
Being a business partner with operations.
Interacting with senior management very early in a career.
Getting exposure to accounting and budgeting processes.
As a new hire in the Finance function at ConocoPhillips, employees are challenged through several job rotations. A newly hired employee typically will remain in his or her first assignment about 24 months, depending on the job. Subsequent assignment rotations may be longer. Through regularly scheduled career and performance discussions with his or her supervisor, the employee can target future development rotations that may be of interest and that will provide continued growth opportunities.
How you can grow
Finance Onboarding Program
The two-week Finance Onboarding Program is conducted in June to acclimate new hires to the company and culture. Short training sessions led by experienced ConocoPhillips professionals provide an overview of career development concepts, key energy value chain segments, emerging technology in Finance, and the overall Finance function at ConocoPhillips. Goals of the program are to achieve early career training, promote a team environment, and establish early networks.
Employee Development Program
The Employee Development Program is held annually from March – August offering eight hours of training per month. Employees self-nominate to participate in the program based on an innovative project/idea they have to improve an aspect of their current role. The program provides employees with an opportunity to develop new skills, further refine existing skills, and demonstrate the ability to drive their innovative project/idea to completion. Participants will be exposed to company strategy, market outlook, project management, communication skills, and emerging technology in Finance to relate these concepts back to their project. Throughout the program, participants develop informal leadership skills, expand their network, and interact with Finance leaders.
What we’re looking for
ConocoPhillips provides opportunities in the Finance function for various disciplines, including accounting, finance and master’s of accountancy. Backgrounds in each of these academic disciplines give an individual equal opportunities to excel in the diverse scope of professional positions available within the Finance organisation.