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Finance Business Partner

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Houston, TX, USA
Full Time

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

EthosEnergy is currently seeking a dynamic, proactive Finance Business Partner based in Houston, TX. This is a hands-on, broad business role leading all aspects of financial planning, analysis and business partnering to establish and achieve financial goals and objectives. This position is responsible for providing deep business insight to inform and influence business strategy, as well as actively prepare and report the long and short-term financial plan. The role will facilitate and lead the team in making sound business decisions such as project margin reviews, cost optimizations, business strategy and monthly forecasts within the Western Hemisphere.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a finance business partner for the operations team (sales, product line managers, implementation teams, etc.) as a go-to source for all revenue and gross margin questions, financial data and insights, and initiatives.
  • Develop and embed across the organization strong analytics and financial insights to establish and understand leading and lagging indicators for revenue and gross margin by product line and by-products. In collaboration with the operations team, use these indicators to identify and implement revenue growth and margin expansion opportunities.
  • Responsible for month-end close activities and ensure the monthly financial results are completed accurately and timely for the assigned product segment.
  • Prepare month-end review and executive summaries with insightful commentary for Finance and Operations leadership team.
  • Lead the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting processes for the product segment, which supports the global processes managed by the FP&A organization.
  • Analyze financial data and work with the applicable business leader to influence key business decisions.
  • Interact with cross-functional teams that include Controllership, Financial Planning and Analysis, Operations, Treasury, Tax, and others, as necessary, ensuring accuracy and consistency of information exchange.
  • Support the corporate accounting team with monthly reconciliation backups, invoice review, and external/internal audits.
  • Ensure strong financial controls are in place to ensure confidence in data being provided. The above describes the general requirements for the position., but it is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements as the business and needs evolve

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Demonstrated success in working across multiple levels of the organization including senior leadership
  • Exceptional financial acumen including strong analytical, financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting skills
  • Experience in enterprise performance solutions – Hyperion FCCS Consolidation, Adaptive Insights, Workday, SQL, Tableau/PowerBI a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced ability to use Excel for data manipulations, pivot tables, power bi, complex and nested formulas and charting
  • Possess superb knowledge and understanding of financial systems, financial planning and analysis, and accounting principles
  • Planning/Forecasting experience is a strong plus, preferably experience in a dynamic, scenario-driven rolling forecast environment with a strong focus on accuracy
  • Presents problem analysis and recommended solutions creatively and logically
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive attitude, ability to work well and fast under pressure, exceptional customer service attitude
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed, as well as be a team player
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


  • Minimum of 5+ years of financial analysis/reporting experience

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related area of study. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements

  • General office tasks

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