Local oil/gas company is seeking a Planning Analyst to join
their ever growing team. As the Planning Analyst you will assist in
the monthly tracking and monitoring of expenditures, forecasting
and variance reporting, preparation of annual budgets and
*Assist in the monthly tracking and monitoring of expenditures
using Excel spreadsheets and the financial systems for the monthly
financial reporting, *Re-Forecasts and annual Plan.
*Prepare monthly trend analysis with graphical comparisons for
further use in identifying positive and negative trends in
*Gather and compile data from various organizational groups?
spreadsheets and databases to aid in the development and validation
of forecasts and the annual budget.
*Analyze and understand variances in monthly expenditures using the
LOS (Lease Operating System) from Excalibur and other documents as
*Gain an understanding of the Excalibur financial system with the
goal of developing methods/techniques in extracting data more
*Assist in other miscellaneous Planning projects such as
miscellaneous presentations, assembling data for review with
Assessor for Property Tax and other projects/tasks as
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
*Four-year Business degree preferred or equivalent combinations of
similar position/technical training and/or 8-10 years related
*Prior knowledge and experience of planning and budgeting in the
oil and gas industry (or equivalent).
*Proficiency using MS Office (Excel, Word and Powerpoint) with
heavy emphasis on Excel in creating formulas, linking spreadsheets,
*Understanding of Accounting accrual process.
*Must be able to review and analyze operational data.
*Attention to detail with a strong emphasis on research utilizing
all available resources to provide accurate information
*Ability to quickly learn the various company financial systems
(i.e. Excalibur and Essbase)
*Must be able to work necessary overtime as needed to meet
*Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and
work effectively with different groups and people throughout the
For consideration please send your resume to Kym at
kpatterson@act-1 dot com (.com) or call our office for more
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider
all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected