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Company: Marathon Oil Skills: IT – SAP / ERP Experience: 2 + Years Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Location: Houston, Texas, United States No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Master Data and SAP Systems Specialist
Marathon Oil is seeking an individual experienced in SAP who possesses a technical acumen and a professional interest in developing their understanding in SAP to a configuration level. This position reports to the Master Data and Reporting Governance Manager within the Accounting organization and will be responsible for creation and maintenance of core Enterprise financial master data. This position requires a highly proactive person who is comfortable crossing functional lines to understand business context and develop a deep understanding of master data interdependencies and impacts to SAP processing and enterprise reporting.
The incumbent will need to demonstrate strong collaboration, communication and problem solving skills and a high level of initiative to resolve issues and deliver project goals within aggressive deadlines.


Process new cost center requests for Domestic Operating Assets through the MDG tool.
Process cost center change requests and coordinate updates to interrelated master data across affected applications.
Primary ownership of Marathon’s core SAP Account tables (General Ledger, Cost Elements and Group Accounts) and perform updates necessary to create, extend, block, unblock and delete Accounts as required and update various tables and sets that utilize these accounts for SAP processing
Primary ownership of Marathon’s core SAP Company tables. Coordinate activities to create, extend, block, unblock and delete Companies as required.
Maintain intercompany relationships for cost centers and Work Breakdown Structures.
Develop a deep understanding of master data interdependencies and impacts to SAP processing and reporting.
Serve as a primary point of contact for functional accounting to troubleshoot issues with SAP processes failing or transactions not posting.
Assist in development of master data strategies to manage business change (acquisitions, reorganizations, divestures, changes in accounting standards etc.) in compliance with enterprise principles.
Serve as subject matter expert in process efficiency projects.
Assist in various training initiatives including SAP and Business Warehouse.




Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/MIS
Computer Proficiencies: SAP required, proficiency in Excel/BW a plus
Work Experience: 2+ years related experience a plus

Basic Information



Location: Houston
Supervisory: No

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you’re a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You’ll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.
Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.
If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.
Posting Notes: || Houston || TX || United States (US) || Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ || Finance and Accounting || Not Applicable || || 29775 ||


Marathon Oil – Where You Can Make A Difference


Marathon Oil became an independent E&P company on July 1, 2011. Based in Houston, we’re focused on the most significant oil-rich resource plays in the U.S. — the Eagle Ford in Texas, Permian in New Mexico, STACK and SCOOP in Oklahoma, and the Bakken in North Dakota. We also have international operations in Europe and Africa. While we feel like a start-up in many ways, our roots go back 130 years to our company’s formation in 1887. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MRO.


We’re on a transformative path, with a variety of exceptional opportunities for people who are up to the challenge. If that’s you – if you’re seeking a challenge and ready to make a difference – you could be the right fit to help drive our future. Our U.S. exploration and development assets offer energy professionals exposure to projects from early-stage evaluation through production. Our producing international assets provide a broader perspective on the world’s energy challenges.


We have more than just opportunity to offer. We’re invested in equipping our people for an entire career – from advancing technical skills through to developing the leadership behaviors and skills that will take our business forward. Our competitive compensation and benefits package goes beyond the basics to include a wellness program, self-funded (with company match) and company-funded retirement plans, flexible hours in some positions and tuition reimbursement. Grow your career with us.





Marathon Oil is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone’s Ideal Employer Rankings – find out more here.

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