Oasis Petroleum

Senior Financial Analyst (Strategic Planning)

US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2017-2105

Position Summary

The Finance Department is seeking a senior financial analyst for a rotational program focused on supporting the company’s strategic planning efforts. This is a unique opportunity for candidates with finance or investment banking experience to obtain oil and gas operating company experience in the context of corporate finance at a premier Williston Basin operator. The position will be focused on the following disciplines with the expectation that the analyst would rotate between the two disciplines over time. 

  1. Corporate Planning – this role would be focused on setting the strategic direction of our upstream business and would work with the other senior analyst to incorporate P&L forecasts from our midstream and oilfield service (“OFS”) subsidiaries to complete a corporate rollup of our vertically integrated enterprise. The role would allow the candidate to interact with nearly all of the senior management of our various business units to forecast our business and set the strategic direction for our company to execute upon.
  2.  Midstream and Oilfield Service Planning – this role would be focused on setting the strategic direction of our midstream and OFS verticals. In doing so the candidate would work directly with these two business units and would take key inputs from the Corporate Planning analyst to set the strategic direction for these subsidiaries to execute upon. To the extent there are M&A or other corporate development opportunities within these two verticals, the candidate would have the opportunity to analyze these as well.

 This positions would report to the Director of Finance. Level and salary commensurate with experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain and improve corporate budgeting, planning and modeling processes

  • Lead the collection of various data inputs from across the organization in order to forecast volume, cash flow, capital, and balance sheet metrics

  • Support operations groups within the company by providing analysis on strategic initiatives

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis to enable the company to most optimally allocate capital

  • A portion of the analyst’s time could also be allocated to other needs within the Finance Department such as capital markets, business development, and investor relations

  • Effectively build presentations and communicate financial information to senior level executives

  • Ability to think strategically about implications of allocating capital across different business units with a focus on maximizing the value of the company 

  • Over time the expectation is that the Corporate Planning analyst would rotate with the Midstream and Oilfield Service Planning analyst

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 year of experience in either the finance field or with an E&P operating company
  • Excellent writing, analytical and presentation skills
  • Must have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization and across many different disciplines
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage time-sensitive projects with a can-do attitude - doing what it takes to get the job done well
  • Excellent writing, analytical and presentation skills
  • Expert MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel user (experience with technical tools such as Aries, Spotfire, Enersight, IHS, DrillingInfo a plus)
  • Ability to build and maintain complex financial models and manage large amounts of data
  • Ability to take ownership of new tasks and problems and solve them with precision and thoughtfulness
  • Team player with intellectual curiosity, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, an innovative bent, and persistent attention to detail
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Must possess the ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, files, telephone, and fax; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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