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Financial Analyst in Houston, TX at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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    Houston, TX
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    2 to 5 years
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Job Description

Our retail energy client is looking for a Financial Analyst to add to the team. This is a newly created position that will "own" the financial modeling function. Primary responsibilities will include building financial models from scratch, maintaining/revamping existing models, forecasting, financial analysis and KPIs. This is an opportunity to join a growing company, have an opportunity for career advancement and enjoy true workplace camaraderie. They are hiring the best and the brightest and "cherry picking" them for Senior roles as the company continues to grow. This is a dynamic work environment (open office plan where everyone sits on the floor including the CFO, but with the exception of the CEO). Very 'Silicon Valley' style with cubby holes and glass-walled conference rooms. Incredible corporate culture that includes frequent team outings and special events (family day, 80's day, sports events, etc.).

Qualified candidates will have 2 years of forecasting/financial analysis/ statistics experience, financial modeling skills and be able to handle a fast paced environment and think on their feet. Retail energy experience is a big plus. Salary to 90k + bonus. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to . We can then schedule a time to discuss the company and the position in more detail. If this position is not a good fit for you, but you know someone who may be interested, please forward this information to them. I appreciate the opportunity to network with you!


  • Develop and maintain financial reporting processes and operational controls for gas and electricity markets
  • Compile, analyze, summarize and disseminate the financial operating results of the business unit on a monthly basis, using both financial schedules and graphical presentations.
  • Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, system enhancements, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.
  • Collaborate with team members in the development and initiation of enhancements to automated systems and financial models used for data compilation, analysis and reporting
  • Assist leadership in the development and implementation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Identify trends and business drivers of variance to actual budget assumptions
  • Monitor cash flow forecasts and liaise with Treasury group in weekly variance analysis
  • Assists Controller in the development and preparation of revenue and cost accruals and other corporate financial requirements.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and special projects as assigned to guide company strategy


  • Three (3) years of progressive financial experience, preferably within retail energy industry
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and previous exposure to EPM software (Host Analytics, Hyperion)
  • Exposure to forecasting and reporting cycles
  • Strong analytic and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Able to work to tight deadlines in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, challenging and fast paced environment
  • A proactive, independent thinker who can figure things out with limited direction
  • Comfortable making suggestions that can improve existing process and reporting