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  • Job reference: RMS0171396

Financial Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/09/2016
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/10/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Major O&G Company

The Role:
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide functional data analysis support for development of visualizations in operational reporting, including:
o Source system data analysis, data attribute research (SAP & other operational systems)
o Testing - Visualization to source system testing, cross testing (visual : visual), filter and marking testing and general end user experience testing
o Design report ‘mock-ups’, including calculations and visual renderings for hand-off to technical personnel for technical development; focused on building lean approaches which empower exception-based management
o Creation of process documentation (standard work) written for target audience
• Functional contributor in the various stages of visualization development, including design, development, testing, process documentation and change management support of BI reporting solutions
• Establish close collaboration with business constituents and relevant stakeholders as required
• Position will work closely with BPM personnel, including both functional as well as technical Business Intelligence (BI) developers to operationalize reporting solutions that align with business objectives

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Finance/Accounting Degree (MBA preferred)
• Upstream Oil & Gas experience required (5+ years of experience)
• Strong SAP experience, at a super-user level. Familiarity with data table and integration of various key modules, including FI, CO, PS, PM
• Operational experience, including In depth experience using the Plant Maintenance (PM) module in SAP
• Keen understanding of the role data standards and master data provide in enriching informative value of reporting
• Appreciation for “going and seeing” to validate/confirm data and to ensure the right aspects are being measured

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience with Business Intelligence tools, for example - Spotfire, SAP Business Warehouse or other similar BI technologies
• Experience with value stream management, including making problems visible and feeding improvement efforts
• Familiarity with Lean concepts, including ‘root cause’, ‘5 whys’, ‘army of decision makers’, and basic understand of leading/lagging causal analysis
• Conceptual familiarity with enterprise architecture and its connectivity to BI reporting architectural layers: data model, query or information link and reporting layer


EXPERIENCE:
• 5+ years in Upstream Oil & Gas experience required
• Demonstrated work experience in a project-based setting


EDUCATION:
• Finance/Accounting Degree (MBA preferred)

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