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PDC Energy, Inc. | Bridgeport, WV
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Job Description

Job Description


A brief description summarizing the overall purpose and objectives of the position and the results the worker is expected to accomplish.

The Accounting Intern works as part of the Accounting & Finance team and performs individual tasks to lead or support research and analysis on a number of accounting initiatives. The Accounting Intern will work directly with multiple members of the team to assist with various day-to-day tasks, as well as participate in department projects. Candidates for this position should have an understanding of basic accounting and finance principles.


The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position that are most important to get the job done.

Data entry to the accounting information system, or to source systems, including Excel spreadsheets; Basic accounting functions, such as: account reconciliations; processing AR & AP, Cash, or other vouchers; Generating or preparing reports or basic budgeting and forecasting assistance; Assist the data maintenance process, including W9s, correspondence, and other documentation; Customer interactions/communications (fielding basic phone calls, basic correspondence); Administrative duties including copying, filing, assembling documentation, printing or mailing large volumes of checks or other documents, etc.; Assist in the preparation of various Company filings; Assist in the preparation of certain monthly financial reporting packages submitted to senior management; Basic interaction with external or internal auditors; Ability to maintain confidentiality of certain sensitive or confidential data; Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required; Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance.


The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting and financial principles; Self-starter with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects; Professional-level communication skills, both oral and written; Detail oriented and strong organizational skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Strong PC and technology skills; Ability to interact effectively with management and personnel at multiple levels and thrive in a team environment.


The scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to the incumbent.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

Consistent with that of a normal office environment.


The minimum level of education, experience, and certifications required to perform the job.

Current enrolling in college/university and majoring in an Accounting related program; Ability to work during the fall & spring semesters and additional hours in the summer.

About PDC Energy, Inc.

Petroleum Development Corporation (PDC) is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, production and marketing of oil and natural gas. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company owned interests in approximately 4,712 gross, 3,259 net, wells located primarily in the Rocky Mountain Region and the Appalachian and Michigan Basins with 753 billion cubic feet equivalent (Bcfe), of net proved reserves, of which 88% was natural gas and 12% was oil. During 2008, the production for the Company was 38.7 Bcfe, averaging 106.1 millions of cubic feet equivalent (MMcfe) per day. The Company operates in four business segments: oil and gas sales, natural gas marketing activities, well operations and pipeline income, and oil and gas well drilling operations. (Source: 10-K)