Our employee spotlight series shines a light on Echoites and the important work they do. Get to know this week’s Echoite, Jimmy Nummy!
Name: Jimmy Nummy
Job Title: Director – Accounting
How would you describe your role in one sentence?
I am responsible for ensuring the accuracy of our financial statements for multiple entities and overseeing day-to-day accounting processes.
What was your path to your current role?
I have been in oil and gas for 12 years. I started in data processing for a small oil and gas outsource-accounting firm while getting my MBA. I was fortunate enough to land a job with Continental Resources in 2012 during their period of immense growth, and I had the ability to move into multiple accounting groups and implement new software throughout my time there. This knowledge was beneficial as Echo experienced a similar growth after my arrival in 2015.
What has been your favorite project at Echo?
All of them – they’ve all had a major impact on efficiency, value and the future of the company.
What is your favorite part about your role?
I get to work with all employees, from entry to executive level, and we all have the common goal of a thriving company.
How have you managed to stay focused during remote work?
Consistency and creating structure in the day.
What is your favorite thing to do outside of work?
Traveling and experiencing new cultures.
What is the number one item on your bucket list?
To visit Anfield (Liverpool Soccer Stadium), and watch my favorite soccer team, Liverpool FC.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
No one will believe in you if you do not believe in yourself.
What motivates you to follow a good leader?
Someone willing to get in the trenches with you.
Where do you like to volunteer?