Financial Planning Analyst - Oil & Gas

Houston, Texas

Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Financial Planning Analyst on behalf of an international Exploration and Production Company in the Houston, TX area. It is pivotal in this role that you have a strong understanding and prior track record working for Exploration and Production companies focused on either international or domestic operations.

In this position, the successful incumbent will manage the near and long term forecasting and scheduling process and serve as a key liaison between accounting, treasury and operations. This position will also ensure project costs are tracked and forecast.


  • Generate schedules for numerous projects across company assets
  • Must be able to understand the ongoing obligations outlined in contractual agreements in order to ensure partners are notified properly in advance of funding requests
  • Build business functions for annual and multi-year plans
  • Guide and direct key people within the accounting organization to ensure the proper allocation of receivables and general understanding of how to bill appropriate parties for turnkey projects
  • Actively work with accounting, treasury and land to track and forecast project related payments
  • Build and maintain models that allow portfolio management and prioritization of activities
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders and pursue follow up actions and solutions
  • Assist Management team with weekly and monthly project updates and forecasts
  • Assist with budget and annual planning process
  • Act as liaison with Accounting, Asset Management, Finance, and Production groups to standardize data used for internal reporting.


  • MBA or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, business, or related discipline required
  • 5 years in the Oil and Gas industry, specifiaclly withing the E&P sector
  • Strong communication skills within all levels of the organization, which include verbal, written and nonverbal communication
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong understanding of oil and gas terminology for all E&P operations including production, accounting, drilling, completions, P&A, field development, etc.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft office tools including Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint required

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.


Craig McConochie
Craig McConochie
Team Manager