Associate Accounting Coordinator – Secondary Cost

November 7, 2021
San Antonio, TX
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Valero provides the energy to take people anywhere they want to go around the globe. Our 10,000 employees work together as a team with the single goal of maintaining our status as a top petroleum refiner and ethanol producer. As an employee at Valero, not only will you have an opportunity to impact people’s lives through the products we manufacture in a safe, reliable environment, you will also be a part of a culture that thrives on positively impacting the people in the communities where we live and work.

Under direct supervision, the Associate Accounting Coordinator analyzes and records secondary cost transactions and processes approved cost items for timely payment. Coordinates with scheduling, marketing and external vendors to ensure proper recording/classification of transactions and resolves issues related to open item aging of general ledger accounts.

You can help us achieve our goal if you can :

  • Record journal entries, perform reconciliations, and make adjustments and/or corrections as necessary.
  • Process basic secondary cost items for timely payment.
  • Coordinate and work with scheduling, marketing and external vendors to ensure proper recording/classification of transactions and to resolve issues related to open item agings of assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Perform month-end close duties to ensure accurate financial reporting (e.g., secondary cost accruals, profit center reclasses, etc.).
  • Assist with variance analysis for assigned account groups to identify issues and make adjustments as needed.
  • Assist with special projects for management or other operational areas as needed.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.


Successful candidates will have (required) :

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

The most competitve candidates will have (preferred) :

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher level degree, in Accounting
  • 1 year of Accounting experience
  • Refinery Industry or related experience
  • Basic understanding of contract terms and their application.
  • Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, theories, and ability to apply them to the Corporation's accounting needs.
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate with various departments and outside customers and vendors in a timely manner.
  • Ability to read and interpret company policies, regulatory guidelines, and other work-related documentation.
  • Ability to abide by confidentiality requirements when working with sensitive information, results, and communications.
  • Skill in providing thorough, efficient, and effective customer service to individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal methods.
  • Ability to accomplish work within required timelines, including short, long, and emergency timeframes.
  • Ability to cross-train in other department duties to ensure efficient coverage of department responsibilities.
  • Ability to work with others to accomplish challenging assignments.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple assignments to ensure completion of tasks within stated time requirements.
  • Advanced skill using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

All successful candidates must be eligible to obtain a TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential). It is Valero’s policy that employees must wear this card at all times while working at the refinery. Please review eligibility criteria at https ://

Position level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Valero's employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It’s not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it’s also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they’re truly part of a team. For more information, visit

Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected Veterans.


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