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Marathon Petroleum Corporation Technical Accountant in Findlay, Ohio

Location Name: Findlay, OH

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Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840

Education Level: Bachelor's Required

Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)

Employee Group: Regular - Full Time

Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Reporting to the Manager of Technical Accounting, the Technical Accounting Analyst is responsible for researching, drafting, and communicating technical accounting policy under US GAAP. This position will have significant integration with the company’s external audit firm and various members of management.


  • Counsels and advises internal customers on consistent and appropriate application of financial accounting policies and procedures;

  • Drafting research and documentation of technical matters such as acquisitions, divestitures, investments in other business entities, and joint ventures;

  • Drafting illustrative policy examples, as necessary, to either improve current policy library or to clarify relevant application of US GAAP to any evolving business practices;

  • Working with cross functional teams on the implementation of new accounting standards;

  • Assisting with quarterly and annual technical accounting assessments, such as segment reporting analysis, goodwill impairment reviews, fair value disclosures, and variable interest entity analysis;

  • Interacting with the company's external auditors with respect to highly technical accounting matters;

  • Interacting with the company’s internal auditors.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is required

  • Must have at least 4 years of accounting experience

  • CPA is preferred

  • Big 4 experience is preferred


  • A solid understanding of US GAAP;

  • Experience with GAAP accounting research and the ability to relate US GAAP to practical real world situations;

  • Proven analytical skills

  • Superior writing skills as evidenced by relevant commentary on financial reports, issues, etc.;

  • A strong understanding of business and the role accounting plays in both growth and cost control scenarios;

  • Highly collaborative relationship style, adept at working across the organization;

  • Ability to discuss key business issues comfortably and credibly with other organization functions as well as with external auditors;

  • Unflinching integrity, ethics, and the courage to uphold principles;

  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide group of stakeholders


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: None

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