Job Opening

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Department:  Finance
Reports to:  Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Location:  The Woodlands, TX

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following, but other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinate and prepare the monthly reporting package which includes consolidated financial statements, supplementary financial information, and variance explanations against the plan, forecast, and prior-year results.
  • Compile the annual plan (budget) and quarterly forecasts. Gather data from operations, project control, and accounting teams to create reliable and credible financial projections.
  • Refine and improve the models used for the annual plan and quarterly forecasts.
  • Create standardized processes and reports for the annual plan and forecast.
  • Prepare the annual plan and quarterly forecast presentations for senior management and the Board of Directors.
  • Improve and expand the reporting of actual, forecast, and plan information to senior management.
  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of planning and reporting software tools to support FP&A activities.
  • Develop dashboards with KPIs and peer comparisons for the senior management team.
  • Implement regular reporting of financial information to department heads.
  • Prepare a five-year strategic plan model for the senior management team.
  • Work closely with the accounting team to understand accounting standards and incorporate them into financial projection models.
  • Work with accounting, project controls, and consultants on SAP improvement initiatives.
  • Improve department excel files to ensure information is organized, accurate, and easy to follow.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all financial materials before distribution to key stakeholders such as the senior management team, the Board, existing and potential lenders, etc.
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting and other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related discipline is required.
  • Requires at least seven years of relevant financial experience, with at least two to three years of management experience.
  • Proficiency in SAP with a strong working knowledge of SAP FICO and SAP Project Systems is preferred.
  • Experience using financial planning and reporting tools is required. Experience implementing financial planning software is preferred.
  • Mastery level experience with Excel (pivot tables, V-Lookups, etc.).
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in the finished work product.
  • Strong work ethic and a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Customer service orientation, with excellent follow-up and follow-through expected.
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting and financial principles.
  • High motivation and initiative with an ability to work without close supervision.
  • Experience researching and writing high-level variance analysis is required.

If you are interested in this position, please contact careers@excelerateenergy.com.

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