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Financial Analyst in Houston, TX at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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    Houston, TX
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Our client, an industry leader in offshore drilling, is adding a Financial Analyst to the team. This is a high profile role that will interact with various departments, and this person will also be a key contributor in the annual budgeting process. The company is very stable (has been around for almost a century) and has a dynamic corporate culture. In addition to professional development and career advancement, they also offer a business casual dress code (this includes jeans) and half-day workdays on Fridays.

Qualified applicants must have passed at least 2 years of experience in financial planning & analysis, strong Excel skills and experience working with financial planning/reporting systems (SAP BPC is preferred). For immediate and confidential consideration, please send your resume to .

Summary of Position:
The Financial Analyst position will support the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, through the preparation of annual and long-term plans. The primary function of the Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis is to gather and prepare monthly, quarterly and long-term forecasts, as well as participate as a key contributor to the annual budgeting team.
Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Works with various departments (including Marketing, Accounting, Operations, Engineering and Legal) to gather and update the rolling 18 month forecast on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzes P&L data, identifies significant variances and recommends updates to the current plan monthly.
  • Prepares monthly reports for financial book and ensures accuracy and completeness of final books.
  • Assists with updates to the long term finance model to analyze the impact of various business assumptions, strategic alternatives, and other scenarios.
  • Works closely with the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, to identify and implement planning process improvements and best practices.
  • Updates long-term revenue, expense and SG&A plan monthly.
  • Participates as a key contributor to the annual budgeting team, helping to coordinate P&L and capital expenditure budgeting (ex. loading, tracking and validating budget templates).
  • Provides support to functional groups throughout the organization via training (including BPC), ad-hoc reporting and distribution of financial information.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and assist with special projects as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
  • 2 - 3 years of related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Advanced Excel skills (financial modeling pivot tables, lookups, and data tables)
  • Aptitude for financial reporting systems; SAP Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) experience a plus but not required
  • Industry experience a plus but not required

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail under tight deadlines
  • Alignment with the organization's stated values
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute in a team environment
  • Basic understanding of financial models and analytical tools
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong work ethic