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Financial Analyst - Delaware Planning & Reserves

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This position is located in Midland, TX and is a member of the Delaware Planning & Reserves team. Anadarko is seeking a Financial Analyst who will be responsible for assisting the Delaware Financial Planning Management in the development, coordination, preparation, analysis and communication of the Delaware region’s consolidated operating budgets, forecasts and management reporting systems.

A minimum of 2 years of experience required related to finance or accounting resulting in a working knowledge of oil and gas economics, operations, agreements, accounting and financial reporting. A background in the oil and gas industry is preferred.
Exposure to Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Excel and Word strongly preferred. SAP and Spotfire are a plus.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees within the organization.
Extremely strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise judgment, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Budget – Worls with the extended asset teams to collect and input operating region Capital, Production, Expense and G&A budget data into the financial planning system.Responsible to review this information for reasonableness and completeness, identify potential issues, and involve the necessary personnel to clarify and resolve.Responsible for reviewing system information with management to ensure that it accurately reflects management intent.
Hierarchy – Reviews the operating regions’ cost center hierarchies and work with necessary personnel to ensure that these hierarchies accurately reflect management’s desires and meet the reporting needs and requirements of the Corporation.Also directly responsible to maintain certain areas of the hierarchy.
Forecast – Collaborates with the extended asset teams to analyze current month accounting data and proposed accounting accruals for reasonableness and to prepare analysis of variances from budget and previous forecast.Communicate analysis to company management and work with them to incorporate any changes into the forecast.Ensure that the operating region’s Capital, Production, Expense, and G&A forecasts are updated and maintained in the financial planning system.
Reporting – Assists in development, preparation and presentation of internal management reports.Specifically, responsible to help prepare weekly production reports and monthly forecast package and presentation.Responsible for other reporting as requested.
Liaison – Interfaces between the business unit and various accounting functions at a high level.Coordinate and resolve issues with accounting and operations.Position does not make accounting entries and is not responsible for making accounting interpretations.Position provides the necessary perspective in bridging the gap between the operating business unit and financial support groups.
Reports to the Delaware Planning Manager with indirect responsibility to the Financial Planning and Reserves Manager as needed.

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required.

Professional certification in accounting or financial field, e.g., CPA or CIA is preferred.

This position may be eligible for relocation.

Travel Requirements
Travel will be required up to 0%

Work Schedule
This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.