Job: Manager, Refining Analytics

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Job Description

Job Title
Manager, Refining Analytics
Job Type
Full Time
St Paul Park Refining Co LLC - St. Paul Park, MN 55071 US (Primary)
Job Description

Manager, Refining Analytics 


This position supports the Salt Lake Refinery in promoting financial awareness, costs leadership, performance management, financial planning, and oversees a team responsible for consolidating and analyzing site data, linking operational performance to the financial outcome, enabling effective operational and strategic decision making. Identifies, analyzes, and monitors business drivers that affect profitability and supports overall management strategy. Works with cross-functional teams and maintains positive and effective relationships with internal clients and other stakeholders in order to meet objectives.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Manages a team responsible for providing actionable analytics for company operations and strategic initiatives.


  • Recruits, develops, and coaches analysts to ensure team develops key capabilities and competencies.


  • Leads the annual planning process including the development of site bottom up budget that is aligned with strategic objective, development of plan material for leadership team reviews, and highlight plan improvement opportunities.


  • Leads the development of analysis and reporting of data for use in informed decision making by senior management. Prepares presentations and analysis for senior and executive level management.


  • Oversees development and maintenance of models, analysis, forecasts and reports. Interprets and determines key drivers behind business results relative to plan.


  • Establishes effective processes for measuring operational and financial performance. Works closely with management and business on scorecard development and segment performance reporting. Identifies and articulates key drivers and trends behind segment performance and business plan.


  • Prepares ad-hoc financial analysis, decision support analytics, business cases, or other management level reporting and assignments as required.


  • Drives process improvement initiatives and works across the organization to continuously improve overall analytical support.


  • Leads the bi-annual Solomon Benchmarking studies and serves as the site subject matter expert in Solomon metrics.


  • Maintains strong working relationships with operational business partners and other cross-functional roles within the Company in order to anticipate customer needs and expectations.


  • The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications.




Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required.


  • Minimum 8 years in business or financial analysis required.


  • Strong understanding of refining operations is preferred.


  • Refining engineering experience is preferred but not required.


  • Advanced knowledge of finance and accounting concepts and principles.


  • Comprehensive understanding of key business drivers.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to present to and influence management.


  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.


  • Strong problem-solving skills.


  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others.


  • Ability to build a high-performing team.


  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships.


  • Understanding of refining economics is a plus.


  • Understanding of Solomon Benchmarking is a plus.





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