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Financial Analyst III

  • LocationHouston, TX 77056 - United States
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Published At:9 days ago
  • Job no: 55273ENBJP00014365
  • Category: Finance/Accounting

On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Financial Analyst in Houston, TX

 Description:

  • The Project Lead is responsible for the financial management of the Inline Inspection (ILI) program within GTM US.
  • Serve as the focal point for forecast management of the program.
  • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers.
  • Solves a range of straightforward/moderately complex problems.
  • Receives minimal level of guidance and direction.
  • Project budgets can total up to $100MM/year and are typically 1 year or less in duration.
  • These will be projects of routine to high-level complexity.

Key responsibilities for the role are:

  • Prepare, implement, and maintain projects in SAP/Oracle/Hyperion Financials to manage the budgets, expenditures, accruals, cost forecasting, and variance reporting for the Asset Integrity department.
  • Manage monthly asset integrity-related forecast variance analysis, including coordination and clarification ILI coordinators and planning & reporting group
  • Responsible for analyzing program funding needs and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies.
  • Provide oversight to annual and monthly operating budgets/forecasts (within the assigned portion of the Asset Integrity annual operating or capital budget).

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that the financial forecast reporting processes, procedures, and guidelines are maintained and adhered to within Integrity-sponsored Operating and Capital project requirements in order to meet the evolving GTM Financial systems.
  • Anaylze FP&A (Finance) OpEx/CapEx team summaries and targets: providing insights to any reporting discrepancies and/or clarifications on report differences.
  • Compile and communicate monthly OpEx/CapEx reports (including YTD and previous forecasts) for Integrity program managers.
  • Monitor and analyze incurred costs against commitments and budget values; perform forecast and cost variances
  • Develop and implement project reporting to include budget, tracking funding revisions, expenditures, forecasts, detailed variance reporting, accruals

Scope/Dimensions:

  • Financial administration (governance, project controls, and reporting) for a large volume of Integrity operating and capital projects.
  • Demonstrated work at a high-level of independence and the accuracy of work is trusted and consistently reliable; this requires exceptional attention to detail as the Integrity scope and financial plans continually require updating, reassessment, and communication with Integrity and Finance mgmt.
  • Enhanced communication and broadedned access to Integrity Financial information requires team members to engage in self-directed learning in the areas data analysis (e.g., Excel Pivot Tables, SharePoint) as well as visual reporting tools (e.g., PowerBI).
  • Occasional liaison with Sr. mgmt members on funding requirements and variance analysis
  • Accountabilities related to cost allocations cover all areas of the corporation and subsidiaries as assigned

Contacts (Working Relationships):

  • This position regularly interfaces with AI team members (employees and contractors), project personnel, operational support teams, project stakeholder groups (internal and external), asset management, operations groups within GTM; this equates to regular communication touchpoints and meetings.
  • Every month – department managers, and/or senior Management members on administrative matters relating to project costs, funding issues, and consolidated forecast and variance reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting or related degree
  • A minimum of 4 years of related experience in an accounting or project controls environment
  • Requires sound problem solving, decision making, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team environment
  • Experience in the Microsoft Office suite is required (particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in financial systems including Oracle Financials, SAP, OBI, Hyperion, and Markview
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong orientation to customer service
  • Sound knowledge of and ability to apply accounting, auditing, tax, and regulatory standards and principles

Preferred:

  • Proficient in project controls, Earned Value Management, data visualization (converting raw data into useful metrics/charts)
  • Ability to implement standard and consistent Project Controls processes, develops ad hoc project-specific reporting methods as required, work independently complete multiple projects within time constraints and work in a multi-functional team
  • Self-motivated, independent, innovative, responsible, and a team player with a strong work ethic and initiative.
  • Provide timely, consistent, and accurate information to promote commitment and readiness

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment
  • Travel as required 20% (Other US or Canada offices and/or site locations)
  • The ability to travel to Canada is required
  • Required to prioritize and manage multiple assignments; meet established deadlines while managing stakeholder expectations.

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  • Published on 13 Sep 2021, 3:31 PM