Senior Analyst/Analyst Finance & Planning

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BBBH39328
Negotiable
Calgary- AB, Alberta


Position Title: Senior Analyst/Analyst Finance & Planning.
5 Positions
Currently targeting:
1 position
2 positions
2 positions
* Is travel required? No
* Work Location: SEC or home office
* Term (start and end date): ASAP- 03/22
* Schedule: Regular office hours. Monday to Friday
* Date the resumes are required: ASAP

Analyst Job Descriptions:
Senior Accountant/ Analyst (SB 13 equivalent)
Job Overview:


We are seeking a highly experienced Energy Industry financial analyst to support finance and planning activities, with opportunities currently in various business and functions areas. You will provide financial analysis, performance reporting and planning services to your stakeholders through an evolving and dynamic period of transformation. If you bring demonstrated industry experience and thrive on continuous improvement, professional development, technology advancement and working in an agile environment this is an ideal role for you.



* Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversee and deliver monthly performance management reports for supported business area and finance stakeholders, effectively communicating economic performance, strategies and drivers
  • Oversee and deliver monthly financial forecasting in addition to annual budget and business planning deliverables presented to senior leaders
  • Work closely business/function stakeholders to understand and translate key planning assumptions into the financial forecasts and budgets
  • Identify & understand key business value drivers and performance metrics providing insight to the business
  • Assist in the evaluation of the business or functional segment including, key performance indicators, defined metrics, and value opportunities to translate the financial and operating performance results
  • Identify and work with others on continuous improvement, ad-hoc initiatives and non-routine requests for financial information and analysis
  • Adapt to changes required in analysis tools and create new or revise existing models, report, or queries in various applications to meet business requirements
  • Effectively communicate financial performance, strategies and drivers to leadership and finance stakeholders
  • Interpret and translate complex issues and present the information to a non-technical audience



* Required Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships
  • A solid understanding of financial and accounting principles
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills to translate complex subject matter to concise messages for a variety of stakeholders
  • Proven analytical skills and a continuous improvement mindset with the ability to communicate complex information into meaningful insights
  • Proficiency in Power BI and Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity


* Experience and Education:

  • Experience in a Finance and Planning role within the energy industry
  • Experience with and a solid understanding of SAP fundamentals
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and modelling
  • Undergraduate university degree in business, finance, economics or a related field
  • Completed professional designation such as a CPA, CFA and/or MBA


* Skills and Knowledge:

  • Advanced computer skills, including demonstrated experience and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, SAP, SAP-BW
  • Naturally curious and able to define and pose the appropriate questions to shape strategy
  • Self-starter, works well in a dynamic environment and able to perform with ambiguity



Analyst (SB 11 & 12 equivalents dictated by experience)
* Job Overview:


We are seeking experienced financial analysts to support finance and planning activities across various Business and functional areas. Ideal candidate is committed to applying and growing their financial analysis, forecasting, planning and performance reporting skills. If you thrive on continuous improvement, professional development, technology advancement and working in an agile environment this is an ideal role for you.



* Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare monthly performance management reports for supported business area and finance stakeholders, effectively communicating economic performance, strategies and drivers
  • Prepare monthly financial forecasting in addition to annual budget and business planning deliverables
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry and market dynamics
  • Identify and understand key business value drivers and performance measurements
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis and clearly communicate findings
  • Design and implement improvements in performance reporting, planning processes and deliverables
  • Assist with month-end close following IFRS accounting standards, including journal entry processing, to ensure accurate and SOX compliant financial reporting
  • Collaborate with internal groups, to provide financial insights resulting from business activities
  • Provide support to the broader Controllers team to centralize & standardize accounting activities.
  • Effectively communicate financial performance, strategies and drivers to leadership and finance stakeholders
  • Identify and set priorities to ensure major issues/deadlines are resolved/met while continuing to exceed business requirements
  • Support implementation activities as required for SAP S4, SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning and other key department specific software as required for area of accountability.



* Required Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with the Microsoft Suite of products, including intermediate to advanced use of Excel and Power BI
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and you can work cohesively in a dynamic team environment
  • Summarize data and extract a concise message for presentation and discussion purposes
  • Seek out, recommend and implement process improvement opportunities within Finance and across our internal stakeholders
  • Understanding of operations necessary to analyze and interpret operational reports to convert to business inputs or data
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and time management abilities
  • Proven analytical skills and a continuous improvement mindset with the ability to communicate complex information into meaningful insights
  • Alignment with our core values: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing



* Experience and Education:

  • Related financial experience, including business and economic analysis and synthesis of financial and qualitative data from several sources
  • Undergraduate university degree in business, finance, economics or a related field
  • Preference for a professional designation such as a CPA, CFA and/or MBA



* Skills and Knowledge:

  • Advanced computer skills, including demonstrated experience and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, SAP, SAP-BW
  • Naturally curious and able to define and pose the appropriate questions to shape strategy
  • Self-starter, works well in a dynamic environment and able to perform with ambiguity



About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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  • A Professional designation with (APEGA) or (ASET) Professionals of Alberta
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  • Strong collaboration skills and proven ability to work with diverse groups at various levels across the organization
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  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity


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  • Familiarity with developing models in Petrochemical Process Modelling Applications such as Hysys, UniSim, Pro2, Aspen Plus or ROMeo
  • Interest in or Understanding of Statistical Modelling and familiarity in using Script Languages (R-Script, Python) in a cloud environment
  • Competency in creating decision support packages including key documentation: project execution plans, integrated schedules, presentation materials and resourcing plans
  • Proficiency with the ADEM/Agile and DevOps methods of project delivery is beneficial.


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  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Downtown
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • Occasional travel to company sites may be required
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation

We encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.