Financial & Planning Analyst

Posted 24 May 2022
Location Houston, United States of America
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job Description

Financial & Planning Analyst

Location: Houston, TX

As the F&PA Analyst you will provide accounting, business analysis, and decision support to operations and management. Typical duties include preparing production, cost, capital accruals, management reporting, assisting with forecasts and ad hoc analysis. You will report to the Supervisor F&PA and be a critical member of the Business Unit and Finance team and supports successful execution of our business.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Timely and accurately preparation of monthly production, cost, and capex accruals

  • Work closely with business to understand variances vs prior month and outlooks

  • Communication of production estimates and results to BU leadership and others

  • Support weekly / monthly management reporting

  • Analysis of income statement and certain balance sheet accounts

  • Ensure accounting records are accurate and in accordance with company policies

  • Resolve production, revenue and balance sheet questions/issues encountered during closing and striving to ensure timely and accurate financial results

  • Coordinate of reporting and disclosures, explanations to auditors and special projects as requested



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance or foreign equivalent

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams and Word


  • 5+ years of experience with upstream oil and gas

  • 3+ years of experience communicating with multiple levels in an organization; finance, operations & management

  • Basic proficiency in SAP

  • Basic understanding of how key financial and quantitative indicators impact the business

  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right

  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results