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  • Job reference: RMS0148971

Financial Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/10/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/10/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
a major oil and gas company

The Role:
• A Finance analyst in the Permian PU.
• Responsibilities will mostly focus on OPEX Reporting and Accounting, including:
o monthly reporting
o variance analysis
o monthly accruals
o review of ledgers
o clean-up/re-journal as necessary
o review and update allocation master data.
• Interface with the Field teams and Supply to ensure correct coding.
• Working with IM to automate data feeds to reduce time to create monthly journals.
• Providing cost data to facilitate budgeting.
• Other ad hoc projects reporting inquiries as needed.
• Demonstrates a clear and detailed knowledge of Petroleum activities that are within their scope of responsibilities and is able to translate this understanding to own role and activities
• Develops a detailed working knowledge within a specialized financial area including providing advice and guidance to stakeholders when required
• Demonstrates clear and detailed understanding of Petroleum accounting policies
• Develops and demonstrates a working knowledge of the operator, Petroleum and relevant external (e.g., statutory) standards, processes and controls
• Undertakes financial data-gathering tasks, identifying data relationships and dependencies, able to review large quantities of information and synthesize key points; effectively defends approach and analysis using logic and sound rationale
• Demonstrates clear and detailed understanding of the key concepts behind Financial Performance Management and associated principles and processes
• Demonstrates a working knowledge of organizational financial control standards and polices including application and compliance verification
• Demonstrates a working knowledge of contractual parties, terms and conditions and is able to identify finance related implications
• Demonstrates a working knowledge of the operator and Petroleum financial reporting requirements
• Applies relevant business and financial tools with proficiency

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience as a financial analyst
• Oil and gas background required
• Strong SAP experience
• Accounting experience, JV Accounting experience a huge plus
• Onshore OPEX reporting experience a plus

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