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Project Analyst III
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Job Description

Project Analyst III
ReqID: 81021
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172
Operating Area/Functional Area: Finance & Accounting

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States.  At Williams, we’re focused on being great. If you are a high-performer and are committed to contributing to something much bigger than yourself, you are going to love working here. We’re well positioned to help meet the growing demand for natural gas as a cleaner-burning domestic energy source.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams: https://williams.wistia.com/medias/zsgtf87fb1

This role will be responsible for economic evaluation of major capital projects, commercial contracts, partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, divestures, and other strategic transactions and investments primarily for the West Operating Area.  Specific responsibilities include economic model development and administration, pro forma project cash flow creation, financial analysis, and project viability evaluation based on economic and financial projections. In addition, this role will support the West Operating Area management and Project Analysis team(s) by preparing ad hoc financial analyses and presentations. This position’s functions enable Team Leaders to make sound financial decisions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a team member within a high-functioning department, providing accountability for all activities, assuming primary responsibility for meeting and exceeding all expectations, and committing to a culture  of humility in practice and excellence in output
  • Construct and improve mathematical models demonstrating expected financial impacts of potential expansions, acquisitions, and long term commitments
  • Objectively identify, assess, and quantify inherent transaction risks
  • Create clear communications and presentations of financial assumptions, risks, and valuations for potential and proposed projects, including decision-quality business cases, project charters, project plans, and presentations, for review by peers, collaboration partners, senior management, and/or Board of Directors
  • Assist project managers, Engineering & Construction, Accounting, Commercial, Legal, Tax and all required departments with economic and financial information and analysis regarding deal teams
  • Perform due diligence work and attend data rooms to develop and validate assumptions on potential projects and transactions
  • Work with other Williams functional areas (i.e. Commercial, Business Development, Engineering & Construction, etc.) to ensure accuracy of financial and operational assumptions to be used in models
  • Proactively monitor industry and economic developments and opportunities, communicating valuable information throughout the department and beyond when appropriate
  • Engage in continuous process improvement regarding all individual, team and department tools and activities

     

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Business and/or Quantitative course of study, combined with an advanced degree (e.g. MBA, graduate degree in quantitative field) and/or relevant professional certification/licensing (e.g. CFA, CPA, Cert. FP&A)
  • Minimum of four to six (4-6) years of experience (required) in Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis and/or Engineering
  • Three or more years of experience in oil & gas/energy and some experience with MLPs (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of financial calculations and GAAP statements, including NPV, IRR, and DCF

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong financial analysis skills including ability to pay careful attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and direct manner to executive audiences
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Particular emphasis on efficiency in creating and modifying Excel worksheets along with the interpretation and use of Excel formulas, including complex nested functions and pivot tables
  • Experience using Hyperion for financial analysis
  • Experience with the use of scenario analysis and business intelligence tools (preferred)
  • Familiarity with data analysis concepts and tools, including (but not limited to) database structures, SQL, and complementary data analysis programming languages (e.g. VBA, Python, R)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or direction

 

Competencies:

  • Business Acumen: Applies best practices and knowledge of internal/external business challenges to improve products, processes or services
  • Customer Focus: Interprets internal/external customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies responses to non-standard questions
  • Decision Making: Makes a range of decisions within guidelines and policies; impacts standard and non-standard functional, operational, process, project or service activities
  • Functional Expertise: Has developed conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline
  • Influence: Explains difficult issues and works to build consensus with internal/external peers in customer, vendor or regulatory organizations
  • Problem Solving: Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions to improve performance, efficiency and safety
  • Project Management: Accountable for small projects or programs with minimal risks and resource requirements

     

    This position will be filled at a level commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Williams will pay relocation costs for this position.

Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: Yes

Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

About Williams

The Sherwin-Williams Company (Sherwin-Williams) is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. The Company's operating segments comprise Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group and Global Finishes Group. In February 2009, the Company acquired Altax Sp. zo.o. In July 2008, the Company acquired the Liquid Coatings subsidiaries of Inchem Holdings of Inchem Holdings International Limited. In February 2008, the Company acquired Becker Powder Coatings Inc., a subsidiary of AB Wilh. Becker. Simultaneously, AB Wilh. Becker acquired the North American coil coatings business of Sherwin-Williams and related assets.

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