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Corporate Development Manager

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Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US

Company: Enable Midstream

Position Summary:


This position is responsible for executing Enable Midstream’s Corporate Development strategy, working closely with the Senior Director, Corporate Development. Provides varied and complex management and/or operational analysis, reports and recommendations in support of business/departmental programs. Integrates and compiles data into quantifiable summaries, models, and forecasts for development, review and approval of action plans.  Collaborates with various departments to ensure effective due diligence effort.  Supports negotiations with external parties, leveraging internal resources as necessary to ensure successful execution.  Leads execution of negotiated deals during the transition period.


This position requires advanced knowledge within a functional area and is often considered an expert in the area of responsibility. Performs work without appreciable direction and completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Develops technical solutions to highly complex or interrelated problems. Requires the ability to interpret and adapt theory and concepts into workable solutions. Leads and mentors less experienced professionals.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the formulation and evaluation of growth strategy alternatives, through the use of:
    • Industry macro trends analysis across commodities
    • Analysis of competitive dynamics in core basins, basis/transportation markets, and downstream markets (e.g. LNG, Petrochemicals, various hubs, Mexico, Canada)
    • Extensive knowledge of Enable’s assets and operations
    • Knowledge of producer assets and operations
    • Asset and corporate valuation trends monitoring and insight
  • Provide input and day to day execution to the cross-firm strategy update efforts including the annual Board of Directors strategic review.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of analytically robust framework for screening and evaluating of strategic opportunities/deal flow, both proactively and in reaction to market inquiries.
  • Execute day to day M&A/strategic combination analysis function (modeling, executive leadership briefing and communication) in partnership with FP&A/Economic Evaluation/Commercial.
  • Key liaison/contributor to internal M&A process and diligence teams within Enable - partner closely with departments and business units to coordinate, execute, and enhance the M&A process and deal execution.
  • Build strong relationships across functions and divisions within the company and maintain an open flow of communication.
  • Plan, prioritize, conduct and lead assignments.
  • Serve as project or case manager in the development, analysis, presentation, and completion of business projects.
  • Lead and mentor less experienced analysts across Corporate Development/FP&A/Economic Evaluation groups.
  • Act as subject matter expert; determine the need for data review and direct analysis of less experienced Analysts.



Minimum Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Eight (8) years of related experience in finance and accounting in the oil/gas sector.
  • Two (2) years of experience in energy sector M&A execution, in advisory or principal capacity.
  • Experience in investment banking or private equity transaction modeling and execution.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Strong analytical skills and experience; ability to recognize, analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Strong understanding of financial trading, commodity trading, risk management, energy accounting, financial risk management tools and methodologies, including options, swaps and derivatives.
  • Strong data management skills; ability to audit, format, model and analyze large data sets.
  • Strong collaboration skills in order to partner effectively across various levels of the organization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organization and process improvement skills.
  • Knowledge and proven experience with M&A and financing process, documentation and negotiations, in a principal or advisory capacity
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in the application of financial measures and theory.
  • Ability to produce quality work in a fast-paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours as needed or required to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively handle pressures and demands of deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate data needs, new and existing, for building capabilities in management and strategic decision-making.
  • Ability to solve problems and develop solutions that call for original approach based on thorough and comprehensive knowledge and expertise.
  • Ability to take action in a self-directed manner to identify issues and make recommendations to department leadership.
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to influence at most levels of the organization.
  • Ability to generate innovative and creative solutions that suits the company culture, objectives and supports operational excellence.
  • Ability to proactively identify problems or challenges and provide strategic solutions to top management.
  • Ability to work within and support company policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to identify areas for analysis; produce summary analysis and present to department or executive leadership.
  • Ability to synthesize data and analysis into high-level presentations for management and senior management.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet business needs, including prioritizing the work of others on the team.
  • Ability to promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, company’s ethics code of conduct and other company policies and procedures.
  • Respect and follow safety policies and regulations; scan the environment for objects or people who may pose a safety risk; encourage others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.



Physical Requirements:


  • Sedentary to light work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to view computer screen, sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate a computer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Working Conditions:


  • Ability to work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to work or field locations, and/or to attend meetings or training, including overnight stays.
  • Subject to normal office noise levels.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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