Senior Financial Analyst
Company: LUFKIN INDUSTRIES
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: January 16, 2022
As the Senior FP&A Finance Analyst for our Oilfield Surface
Division you will be responsible for working directly with
management and operations to provide support and analysis for all
aspects of the Surface business. This person will prepare accurate
monthly financial reports and assist in the review and preparation
of presentations that provide thoughtful analysis, identify action
items, and effectively frame decisions that need to be made. This
position is also responsible for providing support related to all
areas of financial planning, analysis, and forecasting. The
financial analyst will be responsible for analyzing past
performance against a plan and forecasting future revenue and
expenses as well as helping to drive process improvements to help
management and operations make tactical and strategic
Provide FP&A finance support to the Surface division management
and operation teams related to productivity, demand planning,
reporting, and metrics in a timely manner.
Identify and understand business challenges: propose and create
Partner directly with Surface management and other finance team
members to collaborate on metrics, goals, and business reviews.
Dive deeply into financial data and become a subject matter expert
to provide meaningful insights.
Create presentations that provide insightful analysis, identify
required action items, and effectively frame decisions to be
Identify and research variances to forecast, budget, and prior
-year expenses, proactively identifying opportunities for
Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners
and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization.
Analyse the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), especially
relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, and
Monitor KPIs and identify the cause of any unexpected variances
Prepare analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to
operations and management
Produce daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly reports, which include
key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting
Coordinate with other members of the finance team, operations, and
management to review financial information and forecasts
Provide guidance and support for the annual, quarterly and monthly
budgeting and forecasting processes
Other projects as required
Required Education & Preferred Certifications
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; CPA or
CMA a plus.
Experience in JD Edwards ERP system a plus
5+ years of relevant experience in corporate finance, financial
planning & analysis, or other related fields.
Strong working knowledge of Excel, power point, and financial
Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
Required Knowledge / Skills
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to influence others and lead small projects.
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
Effective problem identification and solution skills.
Proven analytical and organizational ability.
Willingness to learn and identify ways to enhance the function
Lufkin's proud past extends back to the early 20th century when the
Lufkin Foundry manufactured railroad and sawmill equipment. The
company expanded soon after by pioneering oilfield pumping units in
the 1920s. Today, Lufkin is a world leader in its field, providing
precision-engineered oilfield equipment, products, and services to
customers around the globe.
Lufkin Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment
decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion,
national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other
characteristics protected by law.
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