This position is responsible for completing basic financial processes, but may be extended to moderately complex financial processes depending on the experience of the employee. The base duties include recording accounting entries for product purchases, sales and transfers. Additional duties include identifying the need for accrual entries, preparing amortization schedules for prepaid and deferred items, reconciling general ledger account balances and preparing correcting entries identified during that reconciliation. Also, duties may include supporting the above activities through reference to authoritative accounting literature and identifying impact of accounting transactions on reported cash flow and existing or contemplated debt covenants. In addition, the job identifies and develops financial processes within the Controller’s organization. Identifies where existing accounting practice are not in agreement with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and proposes changes to those practices to ensure compliance with GAAP. This position will work closely with Treasury and Operations in the daily cash forecasting process. This position will analyze financial results for the refinery manager to which the analyst is assigned. This analysis will include, but is not limited to, hydrocarbon inventories; purchases and sales; balance sheet accounts; required corrections; and errors and exceptions as identified. The employee will use some knowledge of GAAP, CITGO operations and CITGO financial processes as they relate to both corporate and business unit earnings to act as an analytical resource within the Controller’s organization (and within the business units when necessary). Use creative thinking skills for problems solving. Perform analytical tasks independent of direct daily supervision.