Commercial Finance Analyst

May 7, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


Position Overview:

The Commercial Finance Analyst is an experienced analyst, who is considered a subject matter expert and business partner. The analyst will provide financial and commercial support to the Marketing & Sales organization. This person should be a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team. This role reports to Finance; however, is embedded in the Marketing & Sales business. The analyst will be an excellent communicator with the ability to engage with all levels of the business including the M&S Leadership Team. The need to be able to get down in the weeds as well as think broadly in a dynamic environment will be vital to this role.


  • Responsible for developing financial modeling, decision reporting, and ad-hoc analysis to support the Marketing & Sales project/deal decision making process.
  • Responsible for reviewing over 200+ Branded and Unbranded Deals to support the economics of the value to the Marketing & Sales business.
  • Partner with the business in preparing the 3-year operational business plan incorporating the strategy and company's assumptions
  • Analyze complex financial data, assess accuracy and make recommendations to enhance business processes
  • Perform analytical work, involving the identification, compilation, and documentation of Marketing & Sales expenditures, for purposes of providing comprehensive performance results, key insights to inform organization on results and forecast future outcomes
  • Drive and support continuous process improvements through comprehensive understanding, change management, and documentation for sustainability
  • Research and prepare evaluations on a variety of projects/problems to include but not limited to financial trends & analysis, operational and grant analysis
  • Able to manage multiple high priority projects and assigned task simultaneously
  • Follow and conduct audit processes and review internal controls to ensure financial transactions are accurate, timely and comply with accounting standards, principles and company policy
  • Develop processes and procedures to review 3rd party financials/contracts with M&S business partners
  • Highlight issues proactively and drive items to resolution
  • Maintain superior working knowledge of data and information resources
  • Work with Off-Shore/On-Shore team to ensure accuracy of financial statements by managing and reviewing manual entries as well as identify and manage the transition of processes to the Off-Shore/On-Shore team

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to network and influence others outside the finance organization
  • Performs high quality work within deadlines with minimum direct supervision
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to consume large amounts of information and translate to useful recommendations
  • Capability to cross business and functional boundaries to understand broader impacts of results

Exemplifies leadership characteristics such as:

  • Personal integrity and transparency
  • Personal accountability for delivery of commitments
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn
  • Resilience
  • Willingness to challenge, balanced with openness to the perspectives of others

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Business related
  • A minimum of 5 years in Accounting, Finance, or Business (Commercial) position preferred
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn quickly about financial systems, including MSAP, RightAngle. Tableau, Power BI and the Microsoft suite of programs
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