CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • Compliance Analyst

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  • Relocation

    Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.


    Employer will not sponsor visas for position

    Job Summary

    Perform regulatory reporting for EPA fuels programs, state fuels programs, and other government agency reporting associated with motor vehicle fuel movements. Reporting processes include gathering data from CITGO business units such as, refineries, T&PL, and supply and CITGO systems such as, SAP and the terminal automation system. Data is aggregated, analyzed, and compared to regulatory limits prior to completion of regulatory reports. Data, analysis, and submitted reports are maintained to meet regulatory and internal recordkeeping requirements. Job requires meeting strict deadlines for regulatory reporting. Leverage, update, and develop where needed procedures for all required functions within the job. Communicate results of analysis, comparisons to regulatory limits, procedure needs and support improvements and mitigating actions to align to regulatory requirements. Maintain understanding of current requirements and affected changes through in-house discussions, periodic regulatory reviews online, and associated bulletins. Support internal CITGO programs which utilize available data.   Participate in intradepartmental regulatory interpretation discussions and determine where changes may impact the current reporting procedure.

    Minimum Qualifications

    College Degree (Bachelors Level) required.

    BS in Mathematics/Finance/Accounting, Economics, Science, IT or other technical related field preferred.


    The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 2 years.

    Basic understanding of refining, marketing and distribution processes a plus. Regulatory and /or accounting experience a plus.

    Good communication, interpersonal and organization skills. Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks. Must analyze situations and recommend alternative solutions. Strong analytical and reconciling skills.  Must be able to work with limited supervision.

    Job Duties

    1.   Conduct and document moderate analysis and initiate appropriate action based on data gathered for EPA and state fuels programs which may include but is not limited to additive movements, fuel production and/or importation, fuel distribution, designation, chemical property data results and data sourcing changes. Evaluate and compare to compliance standards to understand and communicate CITGO's regulatory conformity status to department management. The analyst must be able recognize and initiate action independently.Appropriate action may include but is not limited to the following.

    • Advise supervision and facilities of levels approaching standards so appropriate action to prevent non-conformity with regulatory requirements can be taken.
    • Collaborate in team environment and workgroups focused on both issue resolution and evolving practices.
    • Establish standards for data adequacy and integrity.
    • Direct controls and checks to be able to confirm and communicate effectiveness of team actions taken.
    • Communicate with terminals, refineries, and other internal functional groups when new trends or information are documented.
    • Present results/conclusions using reports, charts, or oral format, as required.
    • Develop procedures which align to department and corporate standards to documents functional aspects of the role.

    The information analyzed is reported to the EPA and other regulatory agencies and may be reviewed in regulatory audits. The role requires coordination with other petroleum companies, distributors, pipelines, terminals and ships / barges.


    2.    Prepare regulatory reports for submittal to external agencies which indicate CITGO's conformity with
    current clean air regulations in a manner which is timely, accurate, complete, traceable, and reproducible. Present results/conclusions using reports, charts, or oral format, as required.


    3.    Develop, utilize, update, and maintain databases, spreadsheets, queries, and other CITGO enabling tools which support the compliance process including reconciliation, troubleshooting, and improvement initiative.


    4.    Formulate changes to procedures based on changes to instructions, forms, and/or new or changing regulations for area of responsibility. Communicate changes and impact to work processes within reporting group and impacted business units.


    5.    Prepare recordkeeping documentation to support traceability and audit events. Recordkeeping requires understanding of the regulatory requirements and the application of audit procedures used by the auditors. Prepare and format data to be given to auditors. Initiate process improvement recommendations based on learning from each reporting period


    6.    Develop ad hoc internal CITGO reporting and information sharing needs where data is within the area of responsibility. Utilize knowledge to act as an analytical resource for management. Some discretion, evaluation and creative thinking are required



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