Linde Engineering North America Inc

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Location US-TX-Woodlands | US-OK-Tulsa
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Manage the financial planning process.  Lead the FP&A team to effectively partner with the business to provide value, insights and decision support to deliver the Company’s vision and strategy.


The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the financial planning process, supporting the Director of Finance & Accounting along with the CFO to develop a P&L forecast that is integrated with strategic and operational plans. Includes recommendations that support the Company’s financial goals and objectives. 
  • Manage financial analysis of business and product-line initiatives including data mining/opportunity identification in order to provide recommendations that support objectives.
  • Assess and improve the process to develop an accurate cash forecast and related reporting, ensuring integration with project deal structures, profit forecast, intercompany, and working capital plans.
  • Perform scenario planning to understand and anticipate key risks & opportunities for appropriate action plans.
  • Lead capital projects and related financial analysis across the business to ensure projects are linked to our strategy and guide optimal capital allocation.
  • Manage analysis of trade working capital in order to optimize cash flow with continuous improvement across accounts payable terms, inventory turnover, etc.
  • Lead evaluation and implementation of business intelligence initiatives (tools/process) that enhance reporting systems, quality and timeliness for optimal business decisions
  • Ensure related financial targets and in-process performance measures are effective and enabling optimal results.
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to continuously improve measures.
  • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum seven years' experience in Finance or Accounting Analysis.
  • Experience managing people; leading, developing and engaging team members.
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • SAP/Analysis for Office experience is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task, reprioritize deliverables and remain organized within tight timelines.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strategic Thinking-Ability to leverage financeial insights to influence strategy and operations; Applies innovation to financial processes to support growth and cost optimization.
  • Change Leadership-Communications business need for a change in strategy and processes. This includes defining vision state, leading change/engaging teams, and implementing.
  • Analytical and problem-solving - Ability to analyze data for relationships and in-depth understanding in order to influence financial plans and continuous improvement.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing with managers, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.


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