Financial Analyst/Sr. Financial Analyst

Northern Natural Gas
15 Jul 2019
17 Jul 2019
Contract type
Full time
This is a multi–level posting. Candidates may be considered for any of the posted levels, depending on their level of experience and depth of expertise.

With limited or no supervision, the senior financial analyst is responsible for compiling and preparing financial reports (monthly forecasts, quarterly current estimates, and ten–year plan); providing meaningful and concise variance analysis of actual performance compared to plans, forecasts and prior periods; training other financial analysts; and is the liaison to Operations' region management and budget coordinators.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

Liaison with various region and department management and staff and finance and accounting staff.

Compile and prepare financial reports: reporting cycles include monthly forecasts, quarterly current estimates and developing a ten–year financial plan each year. Liaison with field administrative analysts for analysis as needed.

Provide meaningful and concise variance analysis of actual performance compared to plans, forecasts and prior periods. Perform special projects and analysis as required.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning. Develop profit and loss statements, cash flow statements, manage accounts receivable for independent profit centers and develop recommendations for cash flow and profit improvements.

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience.

Four or more years experience in financial accounting, financial planning, finance, public accounting, or other related experience.

Thorough understanding of accounting financial statements to facilitate modeling.

Expert Excel skills needed for financial modeling.

Working knowledge of Access, Oracle, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to complete multiple tasks under time constraints. Ability to ascertain how transaction affects all areas of financial statements.

Ability to function well under pressure. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including the ability to interact well with all levels of management and team members.

Periodic overtime will be required, especially during the planning process, current estimate or during other critical times.

Effective analytical and problem–solving skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Northern Natural Gas