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Senior Financial Analyst

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Date: Jul 21, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US

Company: Enable Midstream

Position Summary:


Supports Enable’s financial budgeting and forecasting process by interacting with stakeholders from across the company to collect raw data, analyzing it to prepare usable information and ensuring data accuracy. Provides varied and complex financial analysis, forecasting, reporting and modeling. Develops recommendations for actions based on analysis. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships to gather key information required to understand and effectively capture forecasts. Utilizes working knowledge of business and function operations to make recommendations to enhance forecasts and minimize variances.


This position requires comprehensive knowledge within a functional area. Work is performed under general direction and is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives and to ensure compliance with processes, standards and policies of the organization. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult and complex problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with the objective of the organization. May train and mentor less experienced professionals.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Gather forecast inputs from across the organization, perform financial analysis and modeling and prepare related forecast reports and presentations.
  • Create complex financial models with an understanding of the inputs and desired outputs and ability to check for overall accuracy.
  • Provide guidance and leadership for day-to-day activities and projects.
  • Synthesize data and analysis into high-level reports and presentations for management and the board of directors.
  • Prepare and present summary analysis and present to management.
  • Serve as a source of expertise for financial models and reporting systems developed by the Finance department.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization.
  • Take action in a self-directed manner to identify issues and make recommendations to department leadership.
  • Develop and analyze financial scenarios and forecast variances, benchmarking studies, cost comparisons, productivity/efficiency studies and other ad-hoc analysis.
  • Prepare quarterly financial forecast presentations for senior management and the board of directors.
  • Lead the review and development of financial measurement standards.
  • Compile, manipulate, analyze and interpret data taken from internal/external data sources.
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets and databases in support of the financial forecasting process.
  • Validate the rationale behind forecast assumptions, identifying risks and opportunities in forecast scenarios by partnering with department leadership.
  • Apply best practices to improve financial planning and analysis processes, documenting and standardizing processes where possible.
  • Support executive team with ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Support the monthly close process, collaborating with Accounting if needed.
  • Act as a resource for Analysts with less experience.
  • Solve problems and develop solutions that call for original approach based on thorough and comprehensive knowledge and expertise.


Minimum Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or other related discipline.
  • Five (5) years' directly related experience.
  • Energy industry or midstream experience preferred.
  • Experience with Hyperion, BPC or other Enterprise Performance Management software solutions preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • 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.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience; ability to recognize, analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Strong understanding in the application of financial measurement and theory.
  • Strong financial modeling skills; ability to understand and work in a complex model, manipulating inputs and analyzing outputs for accuracy.
  • Strong data management skills; ability to audit, format, model and analyze large data sets.
  • Ability to distill complex data into concise and easily understood concepts and recommendations.
  • Ability to distill data and analysis into high-level reports and summaries.
  • Exceptional knowledge and expertise with analytical tools.
  • Ability to discern data inaccuracies through technical experience and knowledge.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong organization and process improvement skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills in order to partner effectively across various levels of the organization.
  • Strong understanding of project management techniques with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities priorities, tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Comprehensive skills in computer applications, databases and reporting software (Microsoft Office Suite, SAP and/or BPC).
  • Ability to effectively handle pressures and demands of deadlines and competing priorities.


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 long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate a computer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Working Conditions:


  • Ability to produce quality work in 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 work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.
  • Subject to normal office noise levels.



Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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