Regulatory Accountant

Accounting Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Summary      

The Regulatory Accountant is responsible for assisting with regulatory accounting within the framework of Continental Resources, Inc.’s policies and procedures and in compliance of applicable regulations.


This position will be responsible for assisting with Federal and Indian royalties and reconciliation activities at Continental Resources, Inc. including but not limited to:

  • Assist with reporting oil, gas, and NGLs royalties, both arms-length and non-arms-length, in a timely and accurate manner through ONRR to ensure correct payment obligations and reporting to governmental agencies.
  • Assist with adjusting prior filings as necessary
  • Reconciliation of all GL accounts related to royalty liability accounts.
  • Accurate calculation and reporting of Federal and Indian royalties, including appropriate research into new or revised regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain log of incoming/outgoing regulatory correspondence
  • Coordination with legal and division order / land department as necessary
  • Timely respond to ONRR inquiries and requests
  • Make related general ledger entries to record/clear payments
  • Help prepare for and answer questions during audits
  • Prepare assigned account reconciliations
  • Follow all internal audit/SOX controls established for revenue accounting
  • Other duties as assigned, potentially including multiple simultaneous projects


  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proven team player
  • Detailed oriented
  • Flexible with changing priorities
  • Strong analytical, math and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, self-driven and with willingness to work in challenging environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Considerable knowledge of accounting practices and procedures in addition to current federal, state, and local regulations


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 (five) years of oil and gas onshore/offshore revenue regulatory reporting experience
  • 10 (ten) or more years preferred
  • experience at the Federal level for consideration
  • Strong ONRR background preparing responses and been involved with audit by ONRR
  • Prior revenue recognition experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.