Area Finance Manager

BJ Services
Mill Hall
26 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Headquartered in Tomball, Texas, BJ Services is the largest North American–focused, pure–play pressure pumping services provider. BJ Services provides hydraulic fracturing and cementing services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American oil and natural gas resources. We operate field locations serving all major North American oil and natural gas shale basins. Our shared culture is built by an unwavering pursuit for perfecting operational execution in the oilfield.


Reporting to the Operations Controller, with a strong day–to–day relationship to the Operations Director, the Finance Manager will become the primary business partner to the operations leaders.


* Function as the primary business partner to the Area Director on all matters relating to the business.
* Provide business partnership to operations and sales to help achieve targets set by executive leadership.
* Lead annual planning process for area. Function's as the primary interface between corporate and area–level budgeting and planning ensuring corporate guidance and assumptions are adhered to.
* Lead monthly forecasting process, providing process and analytical support to the districts
* Responsible for timely and accurate closure of accounting records including but not limited to revenue and cost accruals.
* Consolidates monthly/quarterly reporting packages, ensuring presentation materials are in accordance with guidance from centralized FP&A.
* Provide daily support to district and region level operations and functions. Responsible for maintaining a high level of financial acumen in the field, ensuring decisions are made in the best financial interest of the company. (business cases, contract reviews, etc.).
* Manage the execution of annual physical asset and inventory audits, ensuring all discrepancies were reported and corrected.
* Act as a primary extension of corporate internal controls, both accounting and operational.
* Coach, train and improve accounting finance understanding at district level.


* Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting.
* Minimum 7 years' experience in Oil & Gas preferred.
* Ability to lead and take initiative by independently identifying and driving to closure many business issues and prioritize among several priorities.
* Very strong analytical thinker who understands how to use data to help Operations arrive at informed decisions.
* Experience with monthly and annual planning/forecasting and influencing various operational inputs to provide timely, accurate and reasonable forecast inputs.
* Must be strong in basic Excel functionality (lookups, pivot tables, etc.).
* Must be able to present detailed and complex finance and process information in highly summarized and organized formats ready for executive review. Strong communication skills are a must.
* Must be a self–starter who can independently identify and drive issues to resolution with moderate levels of guidance.
* Demonstrable team player who has the ability to interact across the company with various functions at various levels.
* Microsoft Dynamics experience helpful.
* Must be flexible with maximum of 25% travel


BJ Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BJ Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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