Senior Treasury Analyst – Downtown Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Performs advanced analyses and assists in high-level recommendations on a variety of treasury and financial assurance activities including cash and investment management; financial assurance portfolio structure and cost; financing activities such as bond transactions and leases; and risk management activities such as interest rate and foreign currency hedging.

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily cash positioning and cash flow forecasting to maximize cash for investing and minimize borrowing costs. Actively monitor and assess the cash forecast, analyzing differences between forecast and actuals, coordinating with accounting and financial analysis teams as required to support cash flow-related management and Board of Director reporting.
  • Provide analytical support for the liquidity position of the company, making recommendations for revolving credit facility and commercial paper borrowings and repayments on a timely basis to ensure that cash flow is adequate to support business needs and that debt balances are managed to reduce costs.
  • Work with other team members to ensure outgoing wire transfers are executed on a timely basis within the company’s internal control framework.
  • Works with internal and external resources to ensure that all cash-related needs of existing and/or new business interests are addressed timely and accurately. This includes coordinating efforts associated with field personnel, the  Service Center, and third parties, including lockbox and merchant services providers.
  • Review bank account structure and make recommendations for increased efficiency. Prepare a regular bank fee analysis that can be used by the company to assess banking relationships and cost saving opportunities.
  • Participates in the evaluation of the company’s financing activities, including bond financings, lease versus buy analyses, commercial paper, and bank facilities.
  • Monitors current market conditions and analyzes potential derivative transactions (primarily interest rate and foreign currency). Provides support to the organization by ensuring that derivative activities are carried out within the parameters of established policies and authorization limits.
  • Actively manage responsibilities and deadlines to ensure that customer (field organization) needs are met on a timely and effective basis.
  • Use professional judgment and accounting/finance experience to assess the company’s overall financial position (computation of key financial ratios, benchmarking and stress testing), which will contribute to the compilation of financial presentations to the Board of Directors, senior management or the credit rating agencies as well as quarterly compliance reporting.
  • Provide analytical support to the Treasury and Financial Assurance team on ad hoc/special projects.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or similar area of study.,
  • Experience: 3 years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

Senior Financial Analsyt – Northwest Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Our Client is an established, privately-held oil & gas company Headquartered in northwest Houston.

Why work here:

  • Work life balance!
  • Amazing office with great company culture!
  • Free parking
  • Half Day Fridays and flex time!
  • Gym Membership

Job Duties:
 Maintain Excel‐based Long‐Term Financial Projection Model (“Model”)
o Request, collect and input revised projections from various departments
o Update actual monthly data
o Perform variation analysis on cash flow results
o Address review comments from management
o Analyze cash flow results and assist in short term cash decisions

 Maintain quarterly Excel‐based Investor Reporting
o Request, collect and input revised projections from various departments
o Update actual quarterly data
o Research variances on operating, tax and cash flow results
o Reconcile between Investor Report and Model
o Address review comments from management
o Publish Quarterly Investor Report in timely manner

 Prepare annual Excel‐based Financial and Region level Budgets
o Request, collect and input revised projections from various departments
o Compile preliminary Financial Budget for annual budget meeting
o Update for any further revisions
o Address review comments from management
o Publish final Financial Budget to Investor group
o Publish final Financial Budget Model to executives
o Publish final Region Budget to region management

 Maintain Historical Operations Summary when needed (2‐3 times a year)
 Analyze Lease Operating Expenses and book monthly accruals
 Analyze Capital Expenditures and book monthly accruals
 Prepare monthly Depletion calculation and prepare accruals
 Research and answer General Ledger questions
 Research and answer Lease Operating Statement questions
 Run LOS for various departments upon request
 Modify LOS formats
 Assist with Budget and Board Meeting presentations
 Special projects as assigned

Requirements: 
Accounting Degree
3 to 5 years of experience

Public Accounting
CPA or in process

Senior Treasury Analyst – Galleria – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Negotiates and procures banking services and assists in the design and implementation of cash management structures.
• Facilitates and coordinates domestic and international banking and risk management projects to improve cost of banking and operational efficiencies of cash and risk management processes.
• Manages cash management relationships with banks and other financial institutions.
• Maintains banking systems and bank account documents.
• Invests excess cash and initiates borrowings as needed (primary backup to Treasury Analyst).
• Responsible for financial analysis which includes evaluating business unit / project cash flows, cash forecasting, accounting and tax issues.
• Coordinates, schedules and reports Quarterly Dividend Payment dates.
• Responsible for the presentation and periodic reporting to management as needed.

EDUCATION: 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
A minimum of 5 years experience in finance, treasury or financial analysis with CTP certification..MBA a HUGE plus! 
Foreign Currency Exchange experience a MUST! 
Experience with investments, banking and payment systems, currency / commodity trades. 

Junior Acquisition & Integration Analyst Role

Junior Acquisition & Integration Analyst will be responsible for:

Deal development and acquisition activities that support Executive Acquisitions Team
? Supporting the primary deal lead in the execution of the transaction structuring and acquisition due diligence from start to finish.
? Preparing financial models and other research to be used in presentations and as support for deal negotiations and due diligence.
? Assisting in the preparation of detailed evaluations and presentations describing the key attributes of target companies (operations, financials, competition, market conditions, facilities, etc.) and including relevant data.
? Conducting primary research, modeling, and initial due diligence of target acquisitions working across all
stages of the transaction.
? Evaluating target acquisition business’ financials, forecasting and modeling for valuation analyses as well as drafting offer presentations.
? Compiling and analyzing data for target acquisitions as well as performing pro formas.
? Generating reports, analyses, and providing presentations about the impact of acquisitions.
? Identifying industry trends and competitive developments impacting acquisition strategies.
? Playing a critical role on the core Acquisitions team, focused on deal development and execution of transactions, that combines rigorous analysis of the veterinary industry (including cost structure) and related acquisition targets.
? Coordinating and supporting the due diligence processes.

Pre and post acquisition integration activities that support compan wide
? Driving multiple work streams and the end to end integration process from setup of the initial integration checklist with milestones and timelines required.
? Managing the crossfunctional integration project checklist to ensure broader teams achieve deal specific integration requirements and execution of the tactical onboarding on a timely basis.
? Coordinating a crossfunctional integration team consisting of the operations and finance departments, functional/training representatives, the deal lead as well as newly acquired team members within an interconnected working environment.
? Providing thought leadership and analytical rigor to identify operational and integration issues pre and postacquisition, developing solutions, and driving project management and escalation across multiple stakeholders/departments.
? Helping to build out and improve acquisition integration capability through process improvemen tand team development.
? Managing the ongoing crossfunctional integration plan, helping to resolve issues and reporting status as well as tracking integration success metrics post close in partnership with the leadership team.
? Communicate roles and responsibilities for the integration team members as well as manage crossfunctional team activities across HR, Legal, Marketing, Operations, and Finance.
? Building and cultivating strong relationships with internal stakeholders to drive integration decisions, report team progress, and escalate issues for quick resolution.
? Acting as an available contact between and the acquired company’s team to communicate
adjustments to integration plans while identifying issues as well as concerns and gaps to ensure alignment of objectives.
? Providing project management and oversight of the activities of the internal cross departmental Onboarding Team during the transition.

Special Project activities that support Senior Leadership Team
? Executing research requests for Operations Leadership.
? Working on companywide
special projects requiring market data and detailed analysis.
? Analyzing and drafting business, technical, and functional requirements.
? Drafting specification documents that define the scope of deliverables for the development team.
? Assisting operations and technology teams in testing the existing and proposed software solutions.

Qualifications
? A track record of strong academic performance.
? Effective communicator to act as an advisor to senior leadership and partners.
? Exceptional interpersonal skills and team oriented with a collaborative approach at quickly building
relationships and trust.
? At least 2 to 3 years of experience, ideally at a consulting firm or in a related firm, company, or field (e.g.
investment banking, private equity).
? Must be able to blend strategic advisory with strong process and analytical skills.
? Ability to be an influential business partner who can lead through and garner support from crossfunctional
executives to ensure effective and efficient integration.
? Ability to work independently as well as under the direction of a Senior Leader
? Strong project management skills.
? Excellent analytical skills and business sense.
? Self-starter who understands how to effectively deal with ambiguity and with changing priorities
? Capable of juggling a number of priorities and delivering results in a high pressure, dynamic environment
? Highly proficient at Excel, PPT, Word.

Salt Lake City, Utah – Senior Accounting / Financial Analyst

Job Description

New Year – New Job – New You!

Senior Accounting / Financial Analyst

Would you like to be the right hand person to the VP Regional Operations? Do you love to analyze data? Would you be willing to travel 25% of the time? Do you love to work at the division level? Well don’t stop now! Keep reading!!!!!

  • Evaluates operating results of assigned service delivery centers  against financial objectives.
  • Monitors proper execution of SOX and internal control structure for processes and procedures at assigned in compliance with the company’s internal control requirements.
  • Provides operational management support for the assigned region or locations budgeting, forecasting, accounting and financial reporting activities.
  • Responsible for delivery of accurate and timely data as required to corporate headquarters and Corporate Shared Service Center.
  • Responsible for assigned adherence to corporate accounting close schedule.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial support as needed to help make operational and strategic decisions.
  • Works closely with executive leadership, managers of the business units, Corporate Shared Service Center, and corporate accounting.
  • Support assigned service delivery centers’  activities including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, collections, WIP and inventory valuation, and general accounting functions.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Finance or Accounting)
  • MBA a plus but not required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an analytical role with a focus on operations, cost and margin control.
  • Skilled working knowledge of financial data systems ( Microsoft Dynamics SL 7/15 strongly preferred)
  • Experience working for a service company dealing with labor and equipment a plus.
  • Advanced proficiency in all Microsoft office applications specifically Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel overnight within your assigned region on regular basis as situations might require.
  • Additional to travel to the corporate headquarters in Houston, TX on occasion as situations might require.

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Operations Accountant/Analyst – Northwest Houston

SUMMARY:

The primary responsibilities are to provide accounting and financial knowledge to insure accurate and timely accounting and financial work completion for the business unit. This role will also be learning the business and be involved in special projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reconcile consortia financial position from the business unit tracking schedules to general ledger to ensure accurate, timely and complete recording and presentation.

Maintain Work-in-Progress (WIP) accounts and provide to corporate accounting monthly.

Participate in the creation of monthly revenue and earnings estimates and communicate results to the corporate consolidations group.

Responsible for tracking and reviewing intercompany invoices received to ensure they match the appropriate job order item listing and project number, as well as the status of the charges. Where variances exist, contact the appropriate personnel for corrections. Review invoices to ensure they are for agreed upon amounts and items and there are not duplicates by comparing to job order logs and previous invoices.
Develop a more automated process for completion of this review.

Review and analyze monthly financial statements and answer questions from COO and the corporate financial analysis group.

Respond to inquiries from internal and external auditors for financial and SOX audits.

Perform ROIC analysis on proposed capital expenditures.

Monitor Accounts Receivable listings and interface with clients to expedite collections.

Must have a desire to learn the business, initiate and complete special projects as required by division management.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting, minimum three to five years related accounting experience, and knowledge of US GAAP.

In addition, this position will require a working knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft Office

Entry Level Sales Analyst – 1 to 2 years of experience EMAIL: dcd@fittsroberts.com

Summary:

The Sales Finance/Accounting Support person is the point person for the Sale Function regarding budgeting and general and administrative expenses. Duties are varied and may include but are not limited to budget review, variance analysis, trending analysis for G&A expenses, performance analysis for special programs/projects, significant project management assistance to achieve Sales department’s initiatives. Central to this role is the ability to identify and make recommendations on cost savings measures internal and external. This position is a fast-paced goal oriented environment with numerous deadlines and tasks that must be effectively prioritized then accurately and efficiently completed according to strict timelines and target dates. All sales activities and reporting are to be compliantly conducted in accordance with both CMS and the company in order to attain growth targets year over year.

Responsibilities:

  • This individual will work primarily with the Director of Sales Administration and will interact regularly with Senior Management team; managing responsibilities for various analytical and quantitative assignments and special projects.
  • Intensive quantitative analysis, particularly in areas of department-wide financial modeling, budget to actual variance analysis, and other special projects.
  • Providing preparation and support for Senior Management team members.
  • Participating in other ad hoc projects as assigned by Director of Sales Administration.
  • Front End Review/Approval of Invoices.
  • Added control point to reduce entries made to incorrect BCTR/Segment/LOB/Market/Project
  • Increasing accountability of personnel submitting expenses by pushing back unauthorized/unbudgeted expenses
  • Reporting Consolidated Numbers to Finance.
  • Annual – Developing Budget, and modifying as deemed necessary
  • Quarterly – proactively managing reforecasts (0+12, 3+9, 6+6, and 9+12)
  • Reporting to Individual Sales BCTRs.
  • Overseeing entries made to each BCTR
  • Developing/Managing weekly/monthly variance reporting
  • Determining whether job postings are budgeted or not
  • Approving job postings and work with BCTR owner to make modifications to the budget where need be
  • Disseminating weekly report of actuals hitting each BCTR
  • Translating business needs into technical specifications for Designing and implementing processes based on complex business rules defined by Sales management team.

 

Required Skills

  • Demonstrates ability to identify risks and articulate complex risk management solutions to non-risk management professionals, as it relates to  businesses
  • Excellent financial modeling skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a less-structured, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with senior members of management team
  • Effective business acumen in written and verbal communication
  • High level of intellectual curiosity with ability to independently initiate projects in a self-directed environment
  • Priority setting, problem solving and drive for results.
  • Demonstrates agility to perform multiple projects while completing daily and weekly workload requirements.
  • High level of energy, excellent interpersonal skills, can do attitude
  • Strong working familiarity with MS Office suite programs

Required Experience

  • 1-3 years experience with accounting/consulting firm or similar analytically-based position with outstanding performance history

Education/Certifications: • Undergraduate degree required; major in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Engineering or other quantitatively-focused field preferred; MBAs also considered

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