Sr. Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst
at Parker Drilling Career Site

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

Job Description

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for researching, interpreting, and analyzing market and company financial data and trends; developing perspectives on future performance in various scenarios; effectively communicating findings to business unit leaders and corporate functions; supporting the business unit and corporate budget/forecasting function; providing general ad-hoc financial support to business units and corporate functions relating to budgets, plans, forecasts and project related matters.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Preparation of studies, reports and analyses in areas such as budgets, financial plans, statistical reports, cash flow, projections and business forecasts
  • Researches and prepares economic reports on subjects such as rate of return, working capital requirements, investment opportunities and performance and impact of governmental requirements
  • Assists in the development of the budget, planning and other corporate financial requirements
  • Assists in the preparation of the monthly forecast and annual plan documents
  • Maintains records in accordance with Company policies
  • Ensures the operation and effectiveness of key process (operational and financial) controls through regular review and periodic self-checks
  • Interacts professionally with both internal and external constituents; maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the local accounting personnel for the assigned operations
  • Assist in maintenance of the 5-year financial strategic model
  • Provide variance analysis for Actuals/Forecast
  • Interact with group controllers to understand changes in forecast assumptions
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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. 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Must be a detail oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while maintaining goals/tasks
  • Must have excellent leadership and analytical skills
  • Must have excellent PC skills to include all MS Office products (specifically in Excel and Essbase)
  • Must be proficient interpreting and analyzing financial and credit report analyses
  • Must have financial modelling skills
  • Hyperion/Essbase experience preferred
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and able to effectively communicate in a professional manner with staff, management, customers and vendors
  • Must be highly motivated and able to interact with high level executives
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while managing time in a proficient and effective manner

Physical Demands

The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 25 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability to include depth perception, peripheral vision and rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.

Work Environment

This position will typically work in a climate controlled building in the corporate office of Parker Drilling.

Safety Accountabilities

• Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
• Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
• Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
• Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
• Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.
• As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Finance
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/12/2019

About Us

Parker teams strive daily toward our Vision: To be the most innovative, reliable and efficient company in our industry.  We firmly believe that doing the job right and safely the first time helps us to ensure our customers can achieve their operational goals on time and within budget.

In order to achieve this Vision, we employ the most talented people in our industry. Parker people are industry leaders, dedicated to continually improving operational performance; keeping safety at the forefront of everything they do; and setting multiple world records for extended reach drilling.

Every Parker team member contributes to achieving our goals, and we know that it’s thanks to them that Parker continues to build upon more than 80 years of experience finding innovative solutions to our customers’ challenges.

We are always looking to welcome new members to our team, with opportunities available across the globe in areas such as: operational roles in Drilling, Rental Tools Services, Well Services, Equipment Maintenance, Engineering and Project Management; and support functions like Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal & Compliance, and many more.

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker can help you grow your career goals through our International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Accredited Competency Assurance Program, including world-class classroom and on-the-job training in operations around the globe. Parker people enjoy support in defining career aspirations and watching them grow!

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