Job Description

Finance Manager \- HyCO USA Engineering
About Praxair
Praxair, Inc\., a wholly\-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide\. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases, and high\-performancesurface coatings\. Our products,servicesand technologies are _making our planet more productive_ by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety ofindustries, includingaerospace,chemicals,food and beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare, manufacturing, primarymetalsand many others\. For more information about the company, please visit our website atwww\.praxair\.com\.
Job Scope:Reporting to the HyCO USA Vice\-President, Engineering this position designs and prepares financial and operational performance assessments in support of senior management analysis; coordinates the preparation of monthly financial forecasts and annual operating plans; assists in the completion of financial reporting requirements of the business unit and corporate finance\.
Principal Responsibilities
+ Responsible for the compilation of information used in the review of actual financial results versus forecasted results on a monthly basis:
- Creation of meaningful financial models that facilitate timely review and analysis of actual results vs\. forecasted results
- Assist in the preparation of presentation material to senior management highlighting the Business Unit’s performance versus forecast and versus prior actual periods\.
- Assist in the Business Unit’s closing review process
- Prepare any accrual and adjusting entries as required
- Support accounting team with percentage of completion billing based on milestones
+ Responsible for the overall coordination of the monthly financial forecast cycle, including:
- Preparation and administration of forecasting timeline
- Working with department managers to ensure adherence to timeline
- Creation / maintenance of meaningful financial models that summarize forecasted financial results compared with prior forecasts, prior actual periods and operating plan
+ Responsible for the completion and submission of Corporate FP&A reporting requirements within Hyperion:
- Preparation and administration of work process timeline to ensure timely completion and submission of reporting requirements on a month\-end and quarter\-end basis\.
- Creation / maintenance of models required to complete reporting requirements
- Compilation of quarter variance reports, income statement variance reports, productivity, capital expenditure, headcount reporting requirements
+ Responsible for the overall coordination of annual planning cycle, including:
- Preparation and administration of planning cycle timeline; and ensuring compliance by department managers
- Coordination in development / maintenance of Budgeting Cube environment used for plan consolidation and analysis
- Coordination with Corporate FP&A to ensure submission deadlines are met timely and accurately
- Development / maintenance of multiple financial models analyzing plan submissions in terms of financial trends
- Assist in the preparation of detailed presentations to Praxair senior management
+ Ad Hoch reporting to assist in the evaluation of emerging financial and operational performance trends, including sell\-out trends, engineering rate calculations, resource utilization / capacity, third\-party consultant support requirements / cost, and cash\-flow analysis\.
+ Development / Maintenance of multiple financial models, which include but are not limited to:
- Large Growth Project Performance
- Sell\-out Performance
- Resource Utilization / Capacity Outlook
- Capital Expenditure Activity
- Headcount
- Productivity
Critical Competencies:
Action Oriented
Customer Focus
Integrity & Trust
Intellectual Horsepower
Managerial Courage
Presentation Skills
Priority Setting
Problem Solving
Process Management
Time Management
+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
+ CPA and/or MBA preferred
+ 5 years Finance experience required
+ Advanced Microsoft Excel; Microsoft PowerPoint
+ Intermediate knowledge of Hyperion, OBIEE, JD Edwards and SAP is preferred
+ Travel as necessary \(up to 25%\)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status\.
Job Finance/Accounting
Primary Location Texas\-The Woodlands
Schedule Full\-time
Req ID: 19000650
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