Position Description

Associate, Finance
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Position Title:

Associate, Finance

Reports To:

Vice President, Finance

SUMMARY

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) is a publicly traded master limited partnership (MLP) that develops, acquires, owns or controls, and operates primarily fee-based assets and operations within the energy midstream sector. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Crestwood provides broad-ranging infrastructure solutions across the value chain to service premier liquids-rich natural gas and crude oil shale plays across the United States. Crestwood owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets that connect fundamental energy supply with energy demand across North America.

The Finance team plays a key role in the success of Crestwood and oversees the financial and investment strategy, capital structure, and financing activities of the company. The team is responsible for (i) the budget and financial planning for wholly owned and operated joint venture assets, (ii) evaluating all corporate and business development opportunities from a commercial and financial perspective, (iii) the raising of both debt and equity capital and the relationships with corporate banking lenders, and (iv) managing the company’s financial and strategic joint venture partnerships.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS will include the following:

  • Oversee budget process and support business units with budget planning; maintain key asset-level models
  • Extensive financial analysis and modeling of new investment opportunities and development projects, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Work closely with senior management to evaluate corporate strategies and provide supporting analytics of the financial impact from execution of such strategies
  • Prepare and steward investment memoranda for senior management and Board of Director meetings
  • Assist investor relations team with investor presentations, conferences, and press releases
  • Work directly with commercial, operations, engineering, legal, and other key internal teams
  • Serve as a key point person for our joint venture partners and manage board-level presentations and reporting
  • Monitor macro / industry themes to develop quarterly reports for executive leadership

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Top tier undergraduate degree in finance, economics, business, or accounting
  • 2 or more years of relevant work and transaction experience within an investment bank, investment firm, or corporate finance team at a midstream or upstream oil and gas company
  • Highly proficient in MS Office products, most notably MS Excel and PowerPoint; excellent financial modeling and presentation abilities
  • Able to work independently within a small, dynamic deal team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written), and able to interact across all levels of the organization

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to operate a computer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone and other miscellaneous office equipment.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, kneel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Minimally push, lift, and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and remain alert during scheduled shifts.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to work or field locations, and/or to attend meetings or training.
  • Ability to work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.
  • Ability to work in environments with varying noise levels.

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Crestwood family of companies has earned a reputation as a safe, environmentally conscious operator and a good neighbour in the communities in which we live, work, and operate. Crestwood’s employees, as a condition of employment, must continually demonstrate our commitment by:

  • Maintaining full compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Ensuring conformance with all policies and procedures.
  • Operating in accordance with industry performance standards.
  • Promoting environmental awareness and responsibility to minimize our operational footprint.
  • Participating in training and development programs.
  • Continually seeking to improve our safety and environmental performance.
  • Reporting unsafe work practices.

 

 

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