J-W Power

Addison, TX

Proudly serving the oil and gas industry since 1960, J-W Power Company provides leasing, sales, parts and service of natural gas compression equipment. We are one of the largest privately-owned compression fleet organizations in the United States and a proven industry leader with an impeccable reputation for field service.  Our greatest asset is our culture, our people and the significant role each employee plays in the success of the organization. 


This position is responsible for partnering with Management to ensure all financial/accounting functions are fulfilled timely and accurately, as well as providing financial planning and analysis to drive strategic plans, annual operating plans, and other business initiatives. Primary duties include cost accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and ad-hoc reporting.  Additional duties include providing leadership and functioning as a trusted resource to operational and manufacturing administrative personnel, managing, mentoring and training Accounting staff, managing annual audit, maintaining and updating internal controls, and other special projects as assigned by the VP Finance & Treasurer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  may include any or all of the following.  

  • Responsible for preparing all finance/accounting materials to be presented to Executive Management, external auditors, and Board meetings.
  • Develop and deliver monthly and quarterly financial operating packages.
  • Deliver input to update financial forecasts each quarter.
  • Analyze, interpret and develop financial models to support alternative business outcomes to complex business issues and offer recommendations to Management.
  • Participate in corporate development of key finance/accounting processes and evaluation criteria associated with projects, programs, and people.
  • Provide controllership, business partnering, and reporting to the business group on product/service profitability.
  • Ensure that all finance/accounting reporting systems and procedures are in compliance with established Company policies and procedures while analyzing cost-effective enhancements and efficiencies.
  • Implement policy and strategy for short-term results (1 year or less).
  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state taxes, and current accounting standards.
  • Support VP Finance & Treasurer in various projects and initiatives.  


  • Highly skilled in analyzing financial data, preparing financial reports, statements and projections, problem solving, decision-making, planning/organizing, meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, attention to detail, and communication.
  • Advanced knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • In-depth, working knowledge of financial and accounting ERP software applications.
  • Proven knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Knowledge of federal and state tax laws and regulations.
  • Successful employee relations oversight and proven hands-on lead by example, highly motivated and passionate work/leadership style, with team building experience; able to motivate and empower others.
  • Ability to influence others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related discipline with 10+ years of accounting experience and three or more years in a lead/supervisory role as a Controller or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Energy industry or manufacturing experience using a standard costing system, with annual revenues of $50MM, preferred.

Computer skills:

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

Computer Skills





Computer (Beginner level)

Computer (Intermediate Level)

Computer (Advanced Level)

  • Highly skilled in the use of various types of accounting ERP software and database systems: SAP, Oracle, QAD or similar.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, preferred.


Directly or indirectly supervises 2+ accounting personnel and other project related personnel on an ad-hoc basis in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  Scope may include supervision of direct reports as well as indirect supervision of their direct reports.


  • This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.  The Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform based on business necessity.


  • To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; these requirements can be met with the use of corrective lenses.

O (Occasionally)                       Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5 + hrs/day)

F (Frequently)                            Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)                           Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

N (Not Applicable)                   Activity is not applicable to this position

Physical Demands






Weight Demands







10 lbs or less



11-20 lbs



21-50 lbs

Manually manipulate


51-100 lbs



100+  lbs

Reach outward



Reach above shoulder



Speak and Hear


Push Pull Demands



12 lbs or less



13-25 lbs

Squat or Kneel


26-40 lbs



41-100 lbs


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.






Indoor facility

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Indoor office


Cold temperatures

High temperatures

Confined areas

High, precarious places


Loud noises

Moving mechanical parts

Travel - Field

Travel - Office


  • Benefits package to include: paid time off, 401(k) plan and company match, medical, prescription, dental and vision, life and disability plans, along with flexible spending accounts, and additional benefit programs.


  • Compensation is commensurate with skill level and experience. Position is eligible for annual bonus consideration based on achievement of company performance targets and individual goals.