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Honolulu, HI, US, 96813

Job Function:  Finance
Requisition Number:  758

Title:  Sr. Financial Analyst

Join a Strong Accounting Team & Serve as the Retail Financial Expert in This High-Impact, High-Visibility Role 


Continue to evolve your skills & career as you work for a growing energy company -- one of Hawaii's largest and most respected employers.

If you're a skilled, high-energy financial analyst with a background in retail, energy, ideally Oil & Gas, refinery, or a similar industry, the role of Senior Financial Analyst with Par Pacific offers some compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Learn and further develop your skills in a role with a wide reach. You'll focus on our 91 retail stations and convenience stores, multiple cost centers, and learn the Oil & Gas industry, if you don't already know it. 
  • Enjoy visibility as you interact with cross-functional groups including Operations and supporting five separate business partners. 
  • Join a company that is growing and transforming quickly, which is creating new opportunities for proven performers. In fact, this role is open because the incumbent was promoted! From this role, you could step into management or move to the Refining team and step up to management there. Beyond Hawaii, you could join teams in Washington, Wyoming, or at our corporate offices in Houston. If you have the bandwidth and drive to learn, you can build a long-term career with Par Pacific.
  • Play a key role on a tight-knit, hardworking, results-oriented team with members who will help train and support you.
  • Find a high-energy, entrepreneurial environment and positive, collaborative culture. 


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure companies with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a 94,000-bpd refinery, a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. Par Pacific operates 33 retail locations in Washington and Northwestern Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the trading symbol "PARR".


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.


The Requirements


To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Senior Financial Analyst opportunity, you will have: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar required; a CPA is a plus 
  • 3-5+ years of relevant financial analysis and/or accounting experience
  • Retail and/or Energy industry experience is highly preferred, ideally, refinery or oil & gas. We will also consider experience within other relevant industries, such as industrial manufacturing
  • Strong computer skills, including:
    • Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. complex/compound spreadsheets; advanced formulas, VLOOKUPs, HLOOKUPs, pivot tables, etc.)
    • ERP Accounting module experience; SAP preferred. You will learn SAP with us if you don't already know it
    • A history of making suggestions and supporting change

In addition, you will need the following core competencies and characteristics:

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strict attention to detail is essential
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work independently and as a strong team member
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written English communication skills; comfort working at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to work effectively with multiple levels and titles, both within and outside of Finance and the refinery
  • The drive and ambition to learn, evolve and grow your career 

You will work a Monday through Friday day shift and should have schedule flexibility to accommodate expected and unexpected changes. While we work to maintain a strong work/life balance, during month-end and budget season work can scale and require extended hours for a brief period of time. 


The Role


Role Overview

Reporting to the Senior Manager Accounting, as Senior Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for our Hawaiian retail business and other business units/cost centers (i.e. environmental health cost center and HI office cost centers among others. Daily, you will interact with cross-functional groups and participate in forecasting, budgets, reporting, and other financial modeling that will help drive business decisions. You may also interact with team members at our corporate location in Houston.


Role Details

You will work on a talented team in the Honolulu office, including two managers reporting to your supervisor (handling the Retail Accounting Group and the Logistics business) and four team members -- accountants-- supporting them. It's a great team with a good mix of personalities and talent that works well together. If you are a go-getter who is an independent thinker -- someone who can effectively collaborate but also work independently, you'll fit right in. 


As part of your essential functions, you will:


  • Maintain and publish financial forecasting models for HI Retail and other business units
  • Analyze and communicate HI Retail and other business units’ financial results to management
  • Facilitate the budget process for HI Retail and other business units
  • Perform weekly ad hoc financial analysis on behalf of management
  • Create PowerPoint decks outlining financial results and forecasts to be presented to management and the Board
  • Provide analytic support to business initiatives
  • Provide data to external auditors as necessary
  • Work with Accounting leadership and leadership on monthly variance reporting
  • Attend leadership and board meetings to go over the financial package


Keys to Success

This is a role for a proven analyst with a strong eye for detail and the willingness to dig in and influence up. You'll take ownership of the position, bringing a new set of eyes and making suggestions as to how to do things better, work smarter, more efficiently, etc. Likewise, you'll be willing to ask questions, thoroughly learning how the business works, then challenging areas that need challenging while maintaining a collaborative and team-oriented approach. We all work for positive and productive change.  


Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.




Nearest Major Market: Honolulu
Nearest Secondary Market: Hawaii

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