JOB: Finance Business Partner:
COMPENSATION: $150-$190k + bonus & LTIP
This role is within the New Energy (NE) team and is based in Houston. (Finance Business Partner)
The primary focus of the role will be:
Support all financial aspects of the first Hydrogen manufacturing project including input from other functional finance SME’s (tax and financial accounting) to establish blueprint for future hydrogen projects.
Support new business activities as they relate to NE & Carbon, facilitating functional inputs (financial accounting, tax and treasury) into commercial models, Manual of Authorities, system and reporting requirements, and
Build finance capability of the US regulatory environment as it relates to carbon offsets, electricity certificates and other environmental products.
This role will provide business partner support to a specified area within the groups pillars.
Challenge and influence expenditure and cost recovery outcomes by demonstrating deep understanding of business outcomes.
Providing timely financial input to aid decision making specifically liaising with in-country tax support and treasury.
Support the NE US business with financial requests (purchase orders, expenditure costs, time writing, codes, various ad hoc analysis requests and queries).
Trusted Advisor to the Business.
Assist in annual expenditure budgeting process and assist in quarterly forecasting process
Providing accounting guidance including compliance with relevant accounting standards and expenditure approval process
Provide guidance on compliance with the Manual of Authorities
Deliver ad-hoc insights and analysis to support financial recommendations.
Skills & experiences:
An ability to work independently and prioritize varying demands from the function and handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to stakeholders to build positive internal working relationships
Excellent attention to detail and problem solving, planning, delivering to deadlines and analytical ability
Reasonable knowledge of International Accounting Standards (AASB, GAAP or IFRS).
Ability to understand contracts and underlying assumptions to ensure accurate cost allocation
Understanding of the budgeting, planning, costing processes and how these are/ should be reflected in various financial systems.
Keen commitment to continuous improvement
SAP ERP will be used and having someone familiar with the system on the ground will be advantageous.
Strong financial and commercial analytical skills
work experience as a professional in both finance/accounting