Senior Analyst - Corporate FP&A
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for forecasting, budgeting and analyzing finances for all corporate departments. Support the consolidation of business unit forecasts and budgets, including a comprehensive monthly variance analysis. Develop and track performance metrics for all corporate departments, providing leadership with accurate data to to make strategic decisions. In addition to supporting the corporate departments, this position will also assist the Manager of Corporate FP&A with the consolidation of monthly results, and be able to complete other ad hoc financial analysis and modeling as required.

 Supervisor Responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Support Corporate FP&A Manager and corporate department leaders by owning financial processes. This includes budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and other strategic support.
  • Support the consolidated budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Assist in preparing a consolidated monthly financial package containing historical financial information, financial forecasts and relevant business metrics to be used in on-going business decisions.
  • Assist in preparing a consolidated quarterly financial package for the Board of Directors.
  • Drive process improvement initiatives that promote visibility, efficiency and project owner accountability.
  • Produce KPI’s and reporting dashboards that aid in on-going business decisions. Recommend and develop creative new reports and processes that benefit all areas of the business. 
  • Work closely with IT and Accounting to ensure financial reporting systems are fit for purpose and delivering accurate data.
  • Work closely with Treasury on liquidity planning and monitoring.
  • Create long-term cash flow models that accurately assess the return from proposed capital projects.
  • Complete other ad hoc financial analysis as required.



Job Requirements

Typical Physical Demands

Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires constant data input for extended periods of time without leaving the work area. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires mobility sufficient to travel.

Typical Working Conditions

Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work during the busiest times of the year.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Business, Accounting or related field.
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of related work experience in FP&A, Accounting or Treasury.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. 

Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

  • None


  • Basic understanding of GAAP
  • Experience analyzing Balance Sheets and a Statement of Cash Flows
  • Demonstrate analytical thinking with strong data management skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a drive to learn new technologies
  • Strong individual initiative
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from all levels of the organization
  • Ethical conduct

Job Snapshot

About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 13 coal mines in the western U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, Colorado and we have approximately 2,900 employees.

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