About Par Pacific

About Par Pacific

Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets.

Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.

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Location: Tacoma, WA


The Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and applying subject matter expertise and capabilities to manage programs for pressure vessels, exchangers, piping, PRD's, valves, tanks, FFS analysis, cathodic protection, process chemistry, corrosion and materials, and provide project support for fixed equipment included in capital and expense projects.


The Opportunity:
As the Senior Project Engineer at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company you will:

  • Provide technical support for fixed equipment to refinery operating business units
  • Responsible for framing up sound and economically viable repair vs. replacement recommendations
  • Provide input into the development of fixed equipment reliability strategies
  • Own assigned fixed equipment standards and participate in their continual Improvement
  • Lead, or provide subject matter expertise, to Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations for fixed equipment
  • Involved in industry organizations to stay abreast of new technology and trends related to fixed equipment.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment, and able to communicate to all levels of the organization

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to other refinery departments (Operations, Maintenance, Environmental, and Safety).
  • Develop economic justification for refinery improvements.
  • Make recommendations for modifications to improve refinery operations.
  • Identify and develop refinery improvement projects.
  • Perform and/or manage all phases of engineering projects from conceptual studies, process design, cost estimating, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, through startup.
  • Direct in-house and contract engineering resources to execute projects efficiently.
  • Participate in process hazard analyses.
  • Administer and/or manage assigned refinery engineering/inspection programs.
  • Perform equipment inspections.
  • Prepare engineering specifications including instrument specifications, equipment specifications, construction specifications and bid packages

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Senior Project Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • 5-10 years experience working within a refining, chemical, or heavy industrial environment
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Civil, Reliability, Chemical or Petroleum Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: pressure vessels, piping, heat exchangers, fired process equipment, pressure relief devices, valves and the factors that affect their reliability
  • Experience applying ASME/API/NBIC codes in the design, evaluation, and repair/alteration of fixed equipment
  • Climbing ladders and stairs and entry into confined spaces
  • Able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Some overtime may be required, including nights, weekends, and holidays during turnarounds and outages
  • Valid Driver's License

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Other:

  • This individual will join a staff of 17 other engineers/designers in the Engineering Department who perform refinery engineering, design and inspection activities. Areas of support include crude distillation, hydrotreating, naphtha reforming, isomerization, asphalt blending, sulfur recovery units and refinery utility systems

Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the Tax Director, you will be proving exemplary customer service to our clients within the organization which range from the financial reporting group, procurement department, as well as senior management. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you would have responsibility for such items as:


  • Preparation of monthly journal accrual entries related to tax specific items
  • Monthly reconciliation of tax accounts and preparation of related journal entries
  • Preparation of supporting workpapers and tax returns for various income, excise, sales/use, and property tax filings
  • Assist with responses from various state and federal audits
  • Perform SAP queries to obtain information necessary for tax analysis and understand impact of exemptions and coding for vendors as well as tax consequences of sale and purchase transactions
  • Work with customers and vendors to ensure proper documentation exists for tax exemptions/tax treatment of purchases and sales
  • Coordinate with Treasury Group and assist with requesting and processing of periodic tax payments
  • Maintain matrices and lists of jurisdictions in which the company operates for purposes of determining tax filings
  • Monitor and update the tax compliance calendar for filing obligations
  • Maintain information of federal excise tax reporting (i.e., ExSTARS 720-TO and 720-CS, quarterly 720 returns, and annual 2290 Heavy Highway Vehicle returns)
  • Become familiar with Hawaii general excise tax and liquid fuel tax statutes and regulations
  • Obtain information of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana, and other state statutes with respect to fuel/excise, and sales/use taxes
  • Work with the IT Group and external consultants on enhancements to existing SAP environment as it relates to tax reporting items including but not limited to excise and sales/use taxes

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


The Opportunity

  • Tax Analyst at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Build the technical expertise to establish a foundation as a multi-faceted tax professional
  • Work within a small group providing experience across various topics regularly

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Tax Analyst opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting/Tax
  • 3-5 years' experience in fuel excise/sales tax compliance with bulk/rack reporting
  • Strong knowledge of excise tax and bulk tax reporting
  • CPA or eligible a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel including formulas, pivot tables, VLOOKUP.
  • SAP experience.
  • Attention to detail and analytical ability to notice inconsistencies.
  • Willingness to adjust schedule as needed to achieve internal and external date deadlines.

Ability to multitask and take on additional responsibilities as needed.


Location: Tacoma, WA


The Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be proving exemplary customer service to our clients. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:


  • Performing process design associated with refinery improvements, including safety, environmental compliance, profitability, efficiency, and control systems/technology.
  • Providing technical support to refinery operating and maintenance personnel.
  • Perform and/or manage all phases of engineering projects from conceptual studies, process design, cost estimating, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, through startup.
  • Identify and develop refinery improvement projects.
  • Develop economic justification for refinery improvements.
  • Make recommendations for modifications to improve refinery operations.
  • Prepare engineering specifications for equipment and instrument bid packages.
  • Assist with design and implementation of new distributed control systems (DCSs).
  • Perform process optimization studies.
  • Participate in process hazard analyses (PHA) and management of change (MOC).
  • Administer and/or manage assigned refinery engineering/inspection programs.
  • Perform equipment process inspections during shutdowns/turnarounds.
  • Solicit and evaluate bids for equipment and construction.
  • Provide technical support to other refinery departments (Operations, Maintenance, Environmental, Safety).
  • Monitor and evaluate process unit performance.
  • Utilize simulation software to identify and debottleneck unit constraints.

The Opportunity

  • Process Engineer at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Work on full life cycle projects
  • Exposure to maintenance and operations
  • Enjoy exposure to Senior Management while providing analysis of the Company's forecasting and business planning initiatives.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Process Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of experience working as a process engineer in a refinery is highly preferred; petrochemical industry experience will also be considered. We also will consider more experienced, senior-level candidates.
  • Solid understanding of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, distillation, and control systems.
  • The ability to independently evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures.
  • Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership and follow-through.
  • The ability to achieve goals independently and contribute as a team player.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Project management skills, including strong organizational and prioritization abilities.
  • Confident verbal and written communication skills.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the VP, General Counsel, as Director of Government and Public Affairs, you will be responsible for leading Par Pacific's government and public relations strategy, community outreach and communications, as well as internal employee communications. You will interact with a peer covering Hawaii and support our Mainland operations, including assessing issues that are germane to the petroleum/energy industry and adopting government relations strategies to achieve preferred outcomes, with an initial focus on Washington DC, Washington state, and the Pacific Northwest. You'll keep your hand on the pulse of the industry, track legislative initiatives and the political climate at all levels of government, and promote Par Pacific as a partner to the community.


Additionally, in the area of Government Affairs, you will:

  • Develop Par Pacific's government relations program, including targeted political engagement strategies on all federal and state initiatives.
  • Regularly apprise senior management of political developments and the broader political topography relevant to Par Pacific's commercial interests.
  • Build political capabilities by developing relationships with key public officials, expanding and leading the government relations team, and growing Par Pacific's political action committee (PAC).
  • Develop and expand capabilities to monitor, report, and analyze legislative initiatives at the federal and state levels.

In the area of Public Relations, you will:

  • Coordinate with executive and marketing teams across all business lines globally to develop and execute strategic public relations plans for Par Pacific and its business and marketing initiatives, including individual property initiatives, corporate milestones and financial transactions with all written and verbal communications to the media, community and government partners.
  • Serve as a proactive and crisis corporate spokesperson with media outlets.
  • Work in close coordination with senior executives to ensure all initiatives are consistent across Par Pacific companies.
  • Develop relationships with key business and consumer press, manage outside agencies.
  • Take a proactive role in issues management, driving story ideas, and creating informative, persuasive and concise multi-channel communications.
  • Draft and edit press materials and communications and content for owned channels, including press releases, infographics, op-eds, and web, editorial and social copy and content.

Note: This is an overview of the role and not intended to be an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities.


The Opportunity

  • Director of Government and Public Affairs at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Lead Government Affairs for the organization for all Mainland assets and future mergers and acquisitions.
  • Join a forward-looking company during an exciting time of innovation and evolution. We are committed to meeting America's energy needs today and in the future.
  • Enjoy the entrepreneurial energy of a strong-growth environment, work with and share ideas and strategy with a talented executive team, support diverse areas of the business from our refineries to retail/convenience locations and more.
  • Showcase your skills with a runway to advance. We have aggressive growth plans which have and will continue to create advancement opportunities for our proven performers.
  • Enjoy a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits including insurances, a 401(k) with company match, PTO, retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase plan, educational reimbursement and more.

This could be a great opportunity for someone coming from either the private or public sectors. You will be based in Houston, Texas and travel up to 25%.


The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Director of Government and Public Affairs opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in a job relevant field such as Public Policy, Law, Political Science, Business Communications, etc.; an advanced degree is a plus
  • 8-10+ years of progressive public relations and government affairs experience, including government relations, advocacy, public policy, messaging and communications, and crisis management
  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local legislative and regulatory processes, with experience working with federal and state legislators
  • Subject matter expertise in relationship building, including a history of success developing strong relationships with key policymakers at all levels of government
  • Poise and professionalism working with the public, media and other external organizations
  • Senior-level communications skills for internal and external interactions
  • Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to craft your work for different audiences (i.e. press releases, company-wide memos, etc.)
  • The drive and motivation to serve as a senior individual contributor while also working closely with others and influencing strategy
  • Oil & Gas industry experience is a plus

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Tacoma, WA


The Role

Reporting to the Process & Controls Supervisor, you will be responsible for the execution of a variety of engineering projects involving the design, modification, development and maintenance of Refinery and Logistics facilities, while meeting all safety, technical, fiscal and schedule obligations. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:


  • Work on smaller projects and/or as a team member of larger projects
  • Evaluate, select, specify and engineer certain control systems or products for a project
  • Assist PMs and/or senior engineers with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule
  • Support I/E activities during construction, maintenance as needed
  • Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software
  • Read, develop, and prepare:

    • Process Flow Diagram
    • Piping and Instrument Diagram
    • Control narratives
    • Cause and Effect charts
    • Logic diagram
    • Loop drawing
    • Ladder diagram
    • Alarm summaries
    • Specification and design of SIS
    • Instrument specifications and data sheets (process sensors, transmitters, valves, actuators, positioners, discrete sensors, analytical instruments)
    • Automation/Control system architecture drawing
    • Control systems specification and design
    • HAZOP, LOPA, SRS
    • Instrument list, I/O list
    • Installation details
  • Assist design personnel with:

    • Instrument location plan
    • PLC panel layout
    • Loop drawing
    • I/O wiring diagram
    • Wiring schematics
    • Engineering package review
  • Interface with other disciplines to develop:

    • One-line diagram
    • Electrical area classification
    • Instrumentation and controls conduit and cable schedule
    • TW installation

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Instrumentation & Controls Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (preferred)
  • 5-10 years of experience in a process control and instrumentation engineering environment in the oil, gas, chemicals, or related industry; including meaningful experience with process control, logic, and control strategy design
  • Working knowledge of control systems (preferably ABB Bailey N90, S+ Engineering, Composer, A-B PLCs, ABB 800XA)
  • Understanding of instrumentation and process measurement principle, process dynamics, control tuning, control engineering principles, and practical operating knowledge
  • Programming and database administration experience
  • Knowledge and application of National Electrical Code and other applicable industry codes and standards as they apply to control system specification and design
  • General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications
  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule
  • Experience gathering and aligning field gathered information with existing and new project documentation
  • Preferably experience with INtools/Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI), FE Sizer, Fuels Manager, PI System


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Contracts, Billing & Receivables, you will be responsible for ensuring that billings are issued timely and accurately while resolving any billing related issues.  As part of your specific responsibilities, you will:


  • Ensure that billings are issued timely and accurately.
  • Ensure payments are received in a timely manner for all entities.
  • Coordinate with Operations and Marketing to resolve pricing and other billing related issues and discrepancies.
  • Ensure compliance with the established SOX guidelines and procedures.
  • Communicate with offsite Billing for corrections or adjustments.
  • Work closely with Contracts/Master Data/SAP IT resources to ensure proper setup of complex pricing formulas and special invoicing requirements.
  • Maintain an up-to-date billing system and ensure all billable charges are invoiced to counterparties each week and month.
  • Coordinate with the Master Data group to create new customer and sales related data.
  • Assist with cash applications and collections.
  • Assist in monitoring customer accounts and AR balances.
  • Interact and support Marketing, Risk, Accounting, Legal, Treasury, and external customers
  • Respond to requests from internal and external customers and ensures all appropriate actions are taken and/or communicated to the appropriate personnel accurately and timely
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by Management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


The Opportunity

  • Billing Manager at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • You will play a key role in billing all types of transactions as you will get exposure to several different regions and their associated products and processes.
  • You will enjoy wide exposure to the Contracts and Settlement teams, Middle Office, and Finance, as well as to our multi-state operations that stretch from Texas, Wyoming, Washington to Hawaii.
  • While this role could keep you busy and challenged for years to come, we are growing, both organically and via acquisitions. A strong performance in this position could set you up to take on additional responsibilities or pursue advancement in our organization along multiple paths.
  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow into new areas, such as contracts/settlements or learning Allegro ETRM, if you're not already familiar.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Billing Manager opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year institution or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant billing experience requires and/or 10+ years industry experience in lieu of bachelor's degree
  • Previous management experience required
  • Knowledge of industry terminology; understanding of industry contract language required
  • Advances analytical, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, including complex/compound spreadsheets
  • SAP experience required
  • Allegro experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the Director, Risk Management, you share responsibility for identifying, quantifying and mitigating Par's commodity-related cash flow exposures. Your specific responsibilities will include:


  • Maintaining updated exposure positions and mark-to-market reports for each key risk category.
  • Executing hedges as required and entering hedge transactions into ETRM system on timely basis.
  • Risk liaison with Commercial team for monitoring of exposure changes.
  • Risk liaison for Treasury team regarding futures margin requirements, swap and option settlements and bank intermediation agreement exposures.
  • Weekly updating and presentation of risk report to Risk Committee (senior management et al).
  • Monthly review of hedging transactions with Accounting team.
  • Quarterly updating of risk management summary for Board of Directors Audit Committee.
  • Supporting the identification and implementation of improvements to Par's commodity risk management processes.

The Opportunity
As a Risk Management Senior Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Play a vital role in the company's success by helping to mitigate commodity risks
  • Execute commodity hedges on electronic exchanges and with swap counterparties
  • Have direct access to the company's executive leadership team

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Risk Management Senior Manager position, you will have:

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in commodity risk management in an industrial, energy-related, trading or investment banking environment either as a risk manager, front office trader or originator, and/or middle office risk analyst.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience executing futures on ICE and CME, and OTC energy swaps and options with investment bank or trading counterparties.
  • A minimum of 5 years' team management experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Familiarity with CTRM systems (Allegro, RightAngle, Endur or equivalent).

Additional Qualifications:

  • Economic evaluation, P&L and position management, hedging analysis and optimization.
  • Experienced stakeholder engagement, able to work independently, taking initiative and bringing forward insights and recommendations.
  • Strong critical thinking, communication, influencing, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to facilitate, constructively challenge and influence business leadership.
  • Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Tacoma, WA


The Role

An Asphalt Binder Chemist evaluates the properties of asphalts, polymers, and/or crudes to develop their suitability for applications in the paving industry. The Chemist must possess the ability to multi-task and stay on top of tasks in a deadline driven environment, and individuals must display effective time management and organizational skills. The Chemist must take ownership and accountability of work to ensure it is neat, clean, and accurate. Individuals will work on projects and matters of limited complexity in a supported role.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a science major.
  • Asphalt AASHTO Experience 3-5 yrs.
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control Experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excel and Word.

Basic Function:

  • Perform analytical testing for asphalt product quality control.
  • Prepare & maintain analytical apparatus and procedures. Train & qualify lab personnel on these same procedures.
  • Support asphalt product research and development of new product formulations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will have working knowledge of ASTM and AASHTO procedures and able to perform them with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Understand how the results affect the operations of the refinery and can communicate this to the necessary people in a profession manner.
  • Will be available during off hours to take phone calls from operations, marketing and customers as needed. The person may have to work different hours or weekends as the workload demands.
  • Will provide technical assistance to customers when marketing requests it.
  • Work in other areas of the laboratory when requested.
  • Working knowledge of Laboratory Information System
  • Working knowledge of SDS and common safety procedures
  • Maintain Procedures & Methods and implement revisions.
  • Train/Qualify/Recertify Lab employees in Asphalt Lab subdivision.
  • Assist with improving & maintaining QA/QC program in conformance to the Asphalt Area Quality Assurance Manual.

    • Develop standards & correlations, develop control charts, review performance and revise practices as necessary, report statistical & apparatus findings and performance weekly, coordinate routine blind sample testing, assist with QA corrective action plans, assist with interlaboratory crosscheck sample sets
  • Provide technical & maintenance support for apparatus & equipment. Write work orders, when necessary, and follow work.
  • Assist Staff Asphalt Chemist with developing asphalt product formulations, asphalt research, & crude screening.
  • Recommend corrective action for individual or reformulating asphalt blends.
  • Assist Staff Asphalt Chemist with investigating customer inquiries for asphalt product supply.
  • Recover solvents from various asphalt test methods.
  • Prepare mix design samples and temperature-viscosity charts for agencies, construction labs, and customers.

Other

  • Issue product Certificates of Analysis.
  • Assist with alternate crude evaluations.
  • Maintain retain sample inventory.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Be able to take the initiative in problem solving. Be a self-starter.

Must qualify for a Transportation Worker's Identification Card (TWIC)


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Financial Planning, you will provide timely analysis and deliverables in conjunction with Par Pacific's forecasting and business planning process.


More specifically, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Maintain and publish financial forecasting models for Par and its subsidiaries
  • Analyze and communicate Par financial results to Management
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating the monthly forecasting process and annual budget process
  • Create PowerPoint presentations outlining financial results and forecasts to be presented to management, the Board of Directors and the public market
  • Perform weekly ad hoc financial analysis on behalf of management
  • Provide analytical support to various business initiatives

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


The Opportunity

  • Senior Financial Analyst Role at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Enjoy exposure to Senior Management while providing analysis of the Company's forecasting and business planning initiatives
  • If you possess excellent financial modeling and communication skills, and have 2-5 years of experience in corporate finance, banking, consulting or the Big 4, the role of Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A with Par Pacific offers compelling opportunities:

    • The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for detailed financial analysis for Par and its subsidiaries
    • The role will interact with cross functional groups and participate in developing forecasts, budget, reporting, and other financial modeling that will help drive business decisions
    • Unique visibility and access to management. You will have weekly interactions with senior management on forecasting and business planning activities
    • Benefit from hands-on training and mentoring from Par Pacific's FP&A team
    • At Par Pacific, you will find a high-energy, entrepreneurial culture that recognizes and rewards hard work and high-level performance.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Senior Financial Analyst opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or equivalent required. CPA or advanced degree a plus.
  • 2-5 years of related work experience in a financial modeling environment, including but not limited to banking, corporate finance, consulting or Big 4 advisory or accounting
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly literate in fundamental finance and accounting concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, flexible, and willing to pitch in wherever required in a small team environment
  • Professionalism and comfort working with and/or presenting to executive leadership
  • You should be flexible to complete work during and beyond normal office hours as required by the job.
  • This role is based at Par Pacific's headquarters in Houston.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting to the VP-Tax, you will be proving exemplary customer service to our clients within the organization which range from the financial reporting group, procurement department, as well as senior management. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you would have responsibility for:


  • Supervising the preparation of monthly journal accrual entries related to tax specific items.
  • Reviewing monthly/quarterly reconciliation of tax accounts.
  • Assist in review of workpapers and tax returns for various income, excise, sales/use, and property tax filings.
  • Coordinate responses and research information related to various state and federal authority inquiries.
  • Perform tax analysis and understanding impact of exemptions and coding for vendors as well as tax consequences of sale and purchase transactions.
  • Communicate with customers and vendors to ensure proper documentation exists for tax exemptions/tax treatment of purchases and sales.
  • Confirm and approve calculations for requests of periodic tax payments.
  • Maintain matrices and lists of jurisdictions in which the company operates for purposes of determining tax filings.
  • Oversee the tax compliance calendar for filing obligations.
  • Manage both internal staff and external consultants, including Big 4 firms.
  • Develop and mentor less experienced tax professionals in the Tax Department.
  • Interact with the IT Group and external consultants on enhancements to existing SAP environment as it relates to tax reporting items including, but not limited to, excise and sales/use taxes
  • Assist in research for federal, state, or local tax issues, particularly for new markets.
  • Involvement as needed for tax planning and due diligence on M&A targets.
  • Supervise quarterly/annual tax provisions as well as for federal and state income tax returns prepared by Big 4 firm.
  • Become involved in understanding the business as a whole and relied upon for planning and business development decisions as they relate to tax.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


The Opportunity

  • Tax Manager at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Ability to partner with the VP of Tax to review and reorganize the department based on best practices
  • Build the technical expertise to establish a foundation as a multi-faceted tax professional
  • Role has the potential to develop into a director role in 18-24 months and potential VP role in later years
  • Work within a small group providing experience across various topics regularly

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Tax Manager opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting/Tax
  • 5-8 years' experience in tax ideally with an emphasis in fuel excise tax compliance with bulk/rack reporting
  • Managerial experience preferred
  • CPA or eligible a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel including formulas, pivot tables, VLOOKUP
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to take full ownership and responsibility of work product both independently and part of a team.
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills for multiple projects and tasks.
  • Attention to detail and analytical ability to notice inconsistencies


Location: Houston, TX


The Role

Reporting into the Commercial / Supply and Trading team, you will be proving exemplary customer service to our clients.  As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:


  • Assume 24/7 responsibility for the management of the company's unit train and/or manifest railcar fleet.
  • Cross train, support, and backup team members as necessary for continuity.
  • Create, execute, and optimize monthly logistics plans.
  • Ensure timely supply and deliveries through the scheduling and coordination of unit trains, manifest railcars, suppliers, terminals, and railroads.
  • Interface extensively with the commercial group, other internal departments, counterparties, third party terminals, railroads, and other external entities.
  • Optimize fleet through the management of demurrage, freight rates, car utilization, repair costs, commodity inventory, etc.
  • Use GeoMetrix and other systems to optimize cars, manage costs, create bill of ladings, track and handle bad orders, etc.
  • Maintain, develop, and improve internal and external reporting requirements such as fleet utilization, train movements, importation notification, demurrage, etc.
  • Interface with other departments to assist in operations planning, inventory management, invoicing, bill payment, and other financial decisions.
  • Participate in daily/weekly operations planning meetings.
  • Assume accountability over all invoices associated with your rail movements.
  • Work with customs brokers and/or agents to optimize trans-border commerce destined to the company.
  • Work with operations, HSSE, lessors and repair companies to manage rail fleet maintenance and regulatory compliance.
  • Remain current with all DOT and Rail regulations, including interaction with FRA, STB, etc.

The Opportunity

  • Rail Operations Scheduler at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company.
  • Be part of a dynamic team.
  • Enjoy exposure to Senior Management while providing analysis of the Company's forecasting and business planning initiatives.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Rail Operations Scheduler opportunity, you will have:

  • Experience with commodity logistics, scheduling, or operations (this could be with rail, trucking, barge/vessel, etc.).
  • Experience with and working knowledge of:

    • Freight billing, tracking, and dispute resolution.
    • Fleet optimization (spares, delays, bad orders, etc.).
  • The ability to analyze large sets of data in order to develop and support transportation processes and the company's strategic plan.
  • The ability to identify and resolve the typical issues that arise to keep the fleet moving.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel as it is a primary tool used daily in this role. An ability to use, build, and troubleshoot Excel formulas is a must.
  • A keen attention to detail and critical reasoning is a must.
  • Strong oral, written, and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Timely internal and external communication is a must.
  • A self-starter approach with ability to work with little or no supervision in an independent and collaborative team environment.
  • Comfortable working in an open trade floor or bullpen type of environment.
  • Live in Houston or Tacoma with regular travel to the other location.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Tacoma, WA


The Role

U.S. Oil & Refining, a Par Pacific company, is an industry leader in the production and supply of high-quality motor, aviation and marine fuels and asphalt in the Puget Sound market. We have a refinery capacity of 42,000 bbls per stream day, and total storage capacity of 2.7 million bbls, with 1.4 million bbls of crude and the remainder products. We also offer biofuels in various blends at our loading rack.


Reporting to the Maintenance & Construction Manager, you will be responsible for repair of rotating equipment throughout the refinery and may also be required to repair or assist other multi-craft mechanics in the routine maintenance of other refinery equipment.


The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Assistant Mechanic - Rotating Equipment opportunity, you will have:


  • Three (3) years' experience and journeyman skill level in rotating equipment maintenance and repair, machinist, or millwright craft.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of taking clearance measurements and recording information.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of obtaining manufacturer's specification data and comparing to taken measurements.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, plans, pump drawings and seal drawings.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for performing rotating equipment work.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and written procedures.
  • Interest in performing maintenance work in an industrial field setting.
  • Potential to achieve a journeyman skill level in a second craft area before being promoted to a B Mechanic and a third craft area before promotion to A Mechanic.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Technical school credentials are highly desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to do outside work in all-weather with considerable climbing. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds is required.
  • Ability and willingness to do work in confined spaces when required.
  • Willingness to do rotating shift work including some nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Willingness to do marine vessel mooring activities including deployment of boom, mooring lines and connect/disconnect of loading hoses.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Locations:
Tacoma, WA
Newcastle, WY


The Role
Reporting to the Lab Manager, part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:


  • Process and finished tank testing of various petroleum-based products
  • Equipment use such as: Automated Distillation Apparatus, Viscometer, Flash Point, Cloud/Pour Point, Densometer, VP Analyzer, pH, Ammonia
  • Training in Lab Specific Programs will be in accordance with a set qualification progression path
  • Participate in all safety Training and attend all monthly lab safety meetings.
  • Successfully complete Safety Orientation Training
  • Successfully complete and maintain qualifications in Gas Streams Subdivision
  • Successfully complete and maintain qualifications in Gas Bench Subdivision
  • Successfully complete and maintain qualifications in Jet Subdivision
  • Active Participation in a Team Environment


The Opportunity


  • Lab Technician at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Opportunity to jump start your career in the energy industry
  • Enjoy exposure to Senior Management while providing analysis of the Company's forecasting and business planning initiatives.


The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Lab Technician opportunity, you will have:



  • Minimum of two (2) years Vocational Technical or College training (science background preferred)
  • Ability to lift 35lbs
  • Personal Attributes include: self-motivated, independent (working with minimal supervision), able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, strong work ethic, and team oriented
  • Proficient using Computers - particularly MS Office Suite of products (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Job involves shift work, 24 hours/day and 7 days/week operation (including holidays).
  • Laboratory Technicians will normally work an 8 or 10-hour shift of rotating day and swing shifts on a 4-week basis.
  • Graveyard will be expected once qualified in 5 out of 6 lab subdivisions.
  • Ability to work overtime is a requirement.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Houston, TX


The Role:
Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Margin Controlling & Inventory Management, you will be responsible for booking and reconciling volumetric movements related to our Refining business segment. This will be integral to the organization they support; providing accurate and timely reconciliations that will facilitate business decisions. This person will work closely with the Yield Accounting, Logistics and Settlements groups to understand monthly crude and refined product activity across various modes of transportation. With this understanding, the role will be responsible for reconciling inventory across various locations tied to the refining segment. The position will be expected to become a subject matter expert and a critical player in driving process improvement and automation opportunities. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Work with various departments including yield accounting, logistics, operations, and settlements to understand daily inventory movements and trade related activity.
  • Analyze and interpret documents such as pipeline orders and barge reports.
  • Transact inventory movements for refineries, barges, and pipelines in the SAP movement ledger.
  • Perform periodic volumetric reconciliations between the inventory subledgers and SAP movement ledger and resolve discrepancies as needed.
  • Review the accounting of current period purchases and settlements as it relates to, title transfer, current liabilities, and overall balance sheet presentation.
  • Prepare and oversee month-end reconciliations for exchange activity and resolve discrepancies as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Special projects, as assigned

The Opportunity

  • Inventory Associate at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Exposure to accounting function and top leadership at the company
  • Includes a comprehensive benefits package
  • While this role could keep you busy and challenged for years to come, we are growing, both organically and via acquisition. A strong performance in this position could set you up to take on additional responsibilities or pursue advancement in our organization along multiple paths.
  • You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow into new areas

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Inventory Associate opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 0-2 years of Energy or Manufacturing related experience is a plus
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), theories, and ability to apply them to the Corporation's accounting needs required
  • Willingness to learn the business processes of hydrocarbon terminals, refineries, and their associated modes of transporting products.
  • Ability to use advanced software (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to research, solve problems, and take initiative to recommend process improvements
  • Ability to work well independently and deal effectively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Location: Houston, TX


The Role:
Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Margin Controlling & Inventory Management, you will be responsible for the margin analysis of our Refining business segment. This will be integral to the organization they support; providing reliable, effective analysis that facilitates appropriate and timely business decisions. This person will work closely with the Commercial and Settlements groups to understand monthly crude and refined product activity. With this understanding, the role will be responsible for reconciling inventory and performing inventory costing analysis. Included in their responsibilities will be the monthly, quarterly, and annual variance analyses of financial and statistical data and the preparation of key reports for management review. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Collect, compile, analyze, and verify financial data to ensure the integrity of accounting records.
  • Review the accounting of current period purchases and settlements as it relates to, title transfer, current liabilities and overall balance sheet presentation.
  • Perform FIFO inventory calculations
  • Prepare and oversee month-end reconciliations for exchange activity and resolve discrepancies as appropriate
  • Work closely with mid-office to review trade related activity and gather settled cargo volumes and prices
  • Work with yield accounting to reconcile movements, rollforward Inventory and calculate yield.
  • Read trading contracts to ensure understanding of negotiated deal settlements and determines appropriate accounting treatment
  • Calculate Adjusted EBITDA
  • Prepare monthly management packages, including monthly budget to actual analysis and flash reporting
  • Prepare and submit account reconciliations
  • Confirm documentation of controls
  • Submit key statistics, inventory footnote and commentary for SEC reporting
  • Special projects, as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Opportunity

  • Inventory Accountant at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Exposure to accounting function and top leadership at the company
  • Includes a comprehensive benefits package
  • While this role could keep you busy and challenged for years to come, we are growing, both organically and via acquisition. A strong performance in this position could set you up to take on additional responsibilities or pursue advancement in our organization along multiple paths.
  • You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow into new areas

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Inventory Accountant opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business preferred
  • Minimum 2 years accounting/finance experience
  • 2 years of Oil & Gas Accounting experience, preferably domestic crude and/or refining industry
  • SAP experience preferred (MM/FI/CO modules)
  • Cost/Inventory Accounting experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), theories, and ability to apply them to the Corporation's accounting needs required
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to research, solve problems, and take initiative to recommend process improvements
  • Ability to work well independently and deal effectively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


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