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Sr. FP&A Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2019
  • Duration: 3-6 months
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The Role:
Job Title: Sr. FP&A Analyst
Job Type: Contract (3-6 months)
Salary/Pay Rate:
Job Location: Houston, TX

Job Overview
Sr. FP&A Analyst will support the delivery of world-class business performance management, budgeting and reporting. The person will also be the business partner to department managers and BU managers to drive better business results.

Job Functions/Responsibilities
* Supports local processes and timelines are established to meet the regional deadlines and expectations as set by the Regional Manager of FP&A.
* Responsible for month end close general ledger preparation, including booking various journal entries, reconciliations and calculation and recording of monthly entries (prepayments, accruals, etc.) as necessary.
* Supports Location Management Reporting processes and systems for the delivery of consistent, accurate and timely management information (financial and statistical) to enable efficient fact-based decision making
* Analyses and interprets Location management reporting; comparing budget/forecast to actual through collaboration with Manager Project Accounting, including KPI's, key business drivers and trends, overheads, business development activities and market conditions to support decision making.
* Perform trending and actual vs budget review and identify/investigate abnormal activities to ensure accurate month end result.
* Support the Regional FP&A team in the preparation of regional and global business line reporting.
* Ensures the accurate and timely consolidation of financial and statistical information across the Location, recognizing the complexity arising from the business.
* Supports FP&A Manager in generating detailed overhead reporting actual vs Budget/Forecast with variance analysis, for discussion with budget owners to explore cost reduction opportunities; Works effectively in a global, multi-cultural team in a remote/virtual environment.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
* Supports Location Budgets and rolling forecast processes and systems, including preparation, upload, reconciliation and reporting.
* Collaborates with various stakeholders across the business to develop overhead budgets and forecast that are reasonable, while challenging assumptions to ensure that the underlying business is reflected; Implement standardized reports and ongoing process improvement.
Business Partnership:
* Assists FPA manager as the day to day finance business partner to the department budget owners and representative of Finance function to department managers.
* Assists processes that enable the business to effectively manage its costs. Identifies and implements specific cost reductions and/or leakages; Assists the development and regular review of business and operational plans and strategic plans.
* Proactively identifies and contributes to the ongoing development of systems and processes to enhance management reporting and budgeting processes.
* Develops and implements dashboards and management reports to meet the needs of all stakeholders; Responsible for ad hoc analysis. Designs financial models, scenarios, and sensitivities for projects and reporting requirements. Advises on the design and application of models.

Required Education/Skills/Experience
* Minimum of 5 years' experience in the accounting and/or financial field.
* Working knowledge with financial system such as Oracle, Hyperion Planning and Essbase
* Advanced Microsoft Excel skill set preferred
* Ability to troubleshoot and define process improvements Analytical, proactive, good team player with effective inter-personal skills.
* The ability to effectively communicate ideas and solutions is critical
* Ability to communicate appropriately to ensure smooth workflow, and compliance with deadlines
* Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment
Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training:
* Diploma in Accounting or 4-year Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business.
People Skills:
* Interpersonal: Builds appropriate, constructive, and effective business relationships throughout the organization; uses diplomacy and tact; is approachable; communicates clearly, accurately, and consistently both verbally and in written matters. Employs the principles of active listening and encourages feedback from others.
* Action Orientation: Achieves results set by self and others, meets timelines, pushes to achieve stretch goals, and demonstrates enthusiasm, persistence and tenacity. Breaks down work into executable tasks.
* Customer Focus - Commits to building enduring relationships and delivering optimal customer solutions. Effectively meets internal and external customer needs, builds proactive customer relationships, and takes responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
* Intellectual Capacity - Deals with new concepts and complexity comfortably. Examines problems carefully and thoroughly and understands their interdependencies. Can pull information and ideas from many sources and see the importance of many factors.
Impact of Decisions on Results:
* High impact. Outputs of role are relied on by both location leaders and managers for business decision making.
* Continuous focus on value creation through forward-looking analysis.
Position Significance Relative to Total Organization:
* High visibility. Regional Finance Director, Country Finance Director, Location Manager, Business Unit General Manager and department managers, Americas Financial Controller

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