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Posted: Fri Feb 17 2023

Finance Business Partner

Houston, Texas

Direct Hire

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.
  • Cost governance
  • 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

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