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Title:  Senior Financial Reporting Accountant


Houston, TX, US, 77002

Requisition ID:  539

Company Overview:
Founded in 2016 by Charif Souki (Cheniere) and Martin Houston (BG Group), and led by Octávio Simões (Sempra LNG), Tellurian is a fully integrated company with Upstream assets located in the Haynesville Shale (Calcasieu Parish), Downstream/LNG assets located in Lake Charles, and Midstream assets connecting the two.


The Tellurian management team has collectively delivered over 79 million tonnes of LNG, representing more than 15% of LNG in production today.


Our $30 billion Driftwood LNG facility broke ground in April 2022 and is scheduled to begin exporting LNG in 2026. Once complete, Driftwood will be the largest LNG facility in the US.


What We Offer: 
Tellurian offers an industry leading compensation and benefits package.

  • Competitive Base Salary + Annual Bonus + Long-term Incentive Bonus
  • Industry Leading Benefits, at no monthly cost to the employee
    • Medical Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Dental Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Vision Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Gym Membership (Dependent on Location)
    • 401K, $1 for $1 match, up to 6%
    • Paid Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave
    • Pet Insurance


Position Overview

The Senior, Financial Reporting, is responsible for the preparation of all aspects of Tellurian’s financial and SEC reporting requirements. The position will prepare technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the complete and timely preparation of external reports including SEC periodic reports such as Forms 10-Q, 10-K and annual statutory financial reports.
  • Interact closely with Corporate accounting and other business functions in order to prepare and analyze the Company's consolidated financial statements, footnotes and MD&A.
  • Assist with the coordination of requested deliverables and requests with external auditors.
  • Assist with the implementation and analysis of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Assist with technical research, including evaluation and documentation of significant transactions (i.e., equity and debt offerings, M&A, new ventures, share-based awards, complex lease contracts, non-standard purchase contracts, derivative instruments, etc.).
  • Assist with documentation and preparation of memoranda regarding complex accounting transactions and their impact on financial statements, business processes, and internal controls.
  • Assist in a variety of special projects for the Manager, Financial Reporting, Chief Accounting Officer, and other members of Senior Management.
  • Responsible for compliance with assigned accounting, financial reporting and disclosure internal controls.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA active license preferred
  • Must have strong written and verbal skills (English language)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ related accounting experience. Candidates with experience at a “Big4” accounting firm or a combination of “Big4” and public company environment are highly preferred
  • Excellent financial reporting, technical accounting, and presentation abilities
  • Able to work independently within a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven reputation for ethical and professional conduct.
  • Able to assess, analyze, and prepare financial statements disclosures under US GAAP
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written), and ability to interact, collaborate and influence across all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented



Limited domestic travel may be required to support some business activities.


Working Conditions

This job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.



This position is EXEMPT under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Tellurian is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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