E&P Finance Associate – Dallas, TX


Our client is a private equity firm in Dallas and Oklahoma City with an emphasis on upstream oil & gas assets, both operated and non-op.  The company consists of a fast-growing team with over $1B in managed assets.  The firm strives to couple innovative techniques in data mining and machine learning to make intelligent data-driven investment decisions, while leaning on E&P industry knowledge, experience and contacts to put that data into context.

The Corporate Development and Strategic Finance Associate will provide valuable technical evaluation on potential acquisition and divestiture targets, assist with investor relations materials, hedging analytics and execution, budgeting and planning, treasury and optimization of existing asset portfolio.

We’re looking for a talented financial analyst and finance associate with current upstream oil and gas (E&P) experience.  This role could be located in Dallas or Oklahoma City.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required;
  • 3+ years’ experience as financial analyst, investment banking or energy / oil & gas / E&P experience preferred; or combination of Master’s degree and experience;
  • Excellent analytical skills, organizational skills, and acute attention to detail
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to interact with team members at all levels of the organization
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple, competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Proven intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential, and familiarity with Spotfire or similar industry-specific data analysis tools is a plus


  • Create and produce on a monthly basis, reporting and analysis to provide business insight to senior management.
  • Analyze large quantities of data to distill information into insightful analysis and presentations for senior management summarizing performance and progress toward goals.
  • Provide in depth analysis on key operational metrics.
  • Assist in projecting Company financial performance and cash needs.
  • Provide recommendations for new investments both verbally and in presentation form.
  • Sources content for financial models and reports, including industry data, external research, as well as assumptions as input.
  • Identifies unrealistic assumptions in new investment underwriting through not only data, but also conversations and fact checking with internal-peers, external-peers, and independent research.
  • Develop effective presentation materials for investors and potential investors.
  • Assist with analysis and preparation of materials needed for fundraising.
  • Assist in the lookback performance measurement of the Company’s investments and in responding to requests and inquiries from investors. This will include creating and updating detailed financial models incorporating various financial structures.
  • Assist on certain special projects and ad hoc analyses for the VP of Finance, CFO and CEO involving financial modeling and analysis.