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CFO (Closed)

Date Posted: 8/21/2020

Job #1572086
Ignacio, Colorado

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

Role Title: CFO

Location: Near Durango, Colorado and surrounding areas

We are currently partnering with a privately held E&P organization in its search for a Chief Financial Officer to oversee the company's financial operations. 

Role Highlights:

  • Excellent benefits and work life flexibility
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and other incentives
  • Some relocation assistance will be provided 
  • Opportunity to live in a recreational area offering numerous parks, wild life reserves, skiing, boating, and camping

Role Responsibilities:

  • Reviews accounting records for timeliness, accuracy, consistency and conformance to policies and procedures; assists Accounting Department in the development and application of accounting policies and procedures and data bases and in meeting audit requirements.
  • Works with the staff to develop financial statements, management reports and in explaining accounting, budgeting, and financing issues to the organization. 
  • Develops and maintains financial evaluations of the company, associated business entities, and individual projects.
  • Works with management, directs the budget and planning process for the company. 
  • Assists in the development of annual budgets for both operated and non operated projects in line with corporate strategies; serves as liaison to the Growth Fund in budgeting process.
  • Ensures accurate and appropriate fund and cash management. 
  • Works with the staff and others to evaluate new opportunities and makes recommendations to management; contributes to the development of partnership and acquisition documents and due diligence as needed. 
  • Leads the establishment and management of appropriate financing for projects.  
  • Ensures that appropriate financing and security bonds are maintained. 
  • Collaborates with the senior leadership, staff, and others to develop and manage strategies for product sales and hedging in order to manage financial risks.
  • Analyzes general economic, business, and financial conditions to assess their impact on the company's policies, operations, and profitability.

Role Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, Business, or relevant discipline is required.
  • A CPA and MBA or MS is preferred
  • Must have fifteen years work experience in oil and gas specific accounting, finance, marketing, planning, and oil and gas opportunity evaluation.  Upstream sector experience strongly preferred.  
  • Must have ten years senior management work experience in the oil and gas industry with a company having greater than $500 million in book asset value during tenure with company.  Upstream sector experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have ten years supervisory experience.
  • Must have experience with evaluating upstream energy project economics; working knowledge of joint venture partnerships and associated joint interest billing; revenue accounting and royalty payments. 
  • Must have proven ability dealing with capital providers, lending institutions, and other financial issues concerning project funding for oil and gas companies.