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Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist 

About the Organization Centennial Resource Development is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. Centennial was formed in 2016 through the business combination of Centennial Resource Production, LLC and Silver Run Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company formed by Mark G. Papa and Riverstone Holdings, LLC, an energy private equity fund. Centennial is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

At Centennial, we believe our best assets are our employees who create and maintain our culture. We aim to attract top talent in the oil industry and empower them to do what they do best. We seek employees who constructively challenge conventional thought, ask why and push the boundaries so that we are seen as leading innovators in our industry. We rely on their passion and creativity to drive results in a team-based, collaborative and enjoyable work environment. Our employees give us a sustainable competitive advantage and we understand the need to attract, retain and train the best team possible.  
Location Denver  

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (“CRD”) (NASDAQ: CDEV) is currently seeking a Senior Accounts Payable (“AP”) Specialist. Reporting to the AP Supervisor, the Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist will have general AP coding duties, will perform the daily reconciliation of OpenInvoice exports into Quorum, and create check run batches. The ideal candidate will have some accounting skills, an understanding of the oil and gas industry, and be able to utilize Microsoft Excel effectively.

General responsibilities include:

  • Code a high volume of capital, facility, and G&A type invoices.
  • Ensure early pay deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for reconciling the nightly imports from OpenInvoice to Quorum, and documenting and addressing any discrepancies.
  • Communicate (verbally and written) with other AP team members, other departments in the organization, and also with outside vendors.
  • Code monthly AMEX expense reports and ensure payment is made in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the existing coding workbook with notes.
  • Perform check write processes, as needed.
  • Maintain a monthly approval limit file.
  • Ability to research payment issues and work with the AP Supervisor to get them resolved.
  • Work with the IT Business Analyst to make system enhancements or perform implementations.
  • Handle certain confidential information appropriately.
  • Assist with various other AP tasks and projects, as needed.

Compensation & Benefits Information:

  • Salary range is approximately $29.00 - $32.00 per hour, depending on specific experience*
  • Other forms of compensation for this position include:
    • Target bonus of 15% of base salary and any eligible overtime wages (discretionary based on company and individual performance)
  • Additional employment benefits for this position include:
    • Medical, dental & vision coverage
    • Flexible Spending & Health Savings accounts
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • Basic Life & AD&D insurance
    • Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Short- & Long-Term Disability coverage
    • Adoption assistance program
    • Educational assistance program
    • PTO Plan based on relevant experience
    • LOA benefits including parental leave

*Please note that Centennial may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range provided. Company takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

Position Requirements

Knowledge and Skills include:

  • Understand the different types of oil and gas account codes (i.e. drilling, completion, LOE, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize activities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively as a team or independently.
  • Demonstrate a positive/flexible attitude in a fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent experience is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in oil and gas, preferably in Accounts Payable.
  • Adequate understanding of OpenInvoice and OpenTicket (including uploading, coding, and routing for approval).
  • Quorum accounting software experience, preferred but not required.
  • Satisfactory in Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
EOE Statement CDEV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all Company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
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