Financial System Analyst in Denver, CO at DCP Midstream

Date Posted: 5/23/2019

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About DCP Midstream:

DCP Midstream is the largest processor of natural gas and natural gas liquids producer ensuring the country has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. We are a “must-run” company and we are committed to greater in everything we do—from operating efficiently, reliably and safely to being a responsible community partner. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, DCP Midstream operates assets in 17 states. 


This role supports the transformation of the Finance organization. Using knowledge of business processes and financial software applications and working collaboratively with others to increase organizational capacity through improved processes and technology solutions.  The successful candidate is someone who truly enjoys improving other peoples’ work experiences by helping them understand the technology at their disposal and how it can reduce their work load. 

What You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Being an advocate for change and helping to drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement across the Finance organization

  • Meeting with Finance leaders and team members to understand business processes, current and future technology requirements, challenges and pain points

  • Documenting business processes and technology requirements using a variety of tools and approaches (e.g., Visio, user stories, personas)

  • Analyzing improvement opportunities, collecting data to identify root causes, and determining the appropriate process improvement approach (Lean, Design Thinking, etc…)

  • Facilitating sessions and working collaboratively with others to identify opportunities for improvement and create innovative solutions to complex business challenges

  • Working closely with IT to proactively identify and evaluate potential technology solutions (these may include previously unused functionality, system enhancements/upgrades, or new technologies)

  • Identifying the process changes needed to fully recognize the benefit of technology solutions and working with teams to ensure these changes are implemented

  • Helping to developing and present business cases that clearly articulate the benefits and costs of proposed technology solutions or improvement efforts; and helping to prioritize these across the Finance organization

  • Tracking and reporting progress on the implementation of technology solutions and improvement efforts to ensure that outcomes remain aligned with the organizations goals

  • Helping to quantify the value, and communicate the impact, of transformation efforts

  • Maintaining strong relationships with individuals throughout the Finance and CTO organizations


 To perform the job successfully, competitive applicants should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Continuous Learner – Continually develops and improves their skill and knowledge to perform effectively and adapt to change in the workplace. Development occurs through a variety of learning opportunities, seeking feedback, and individual reflection.

  • Personally Effective - Makes use of all of the personal resources at their disposal (talents, skills, energy, and time) to achieve goals.

  • Results-driven - Sets high goals for themselves and others. They accomplish their goals by effectively working through challenges and demonstrate commitment to the organizations goals.

  • Creative Problem Solver - Focuses on improving their practices and results. They are open to new ideas and they maximize available resources.

  • Effective Communicator - Conveys information in a way that is strategic, honest, timely, and respectful to those with whom they are interacting. Demonstrates strong communication and presentation skills in meetings, facilitated sessions, and senior leadership presentations

  • Strong Culture Builder - Builds and supports a positive culture through behaviors and actions that align with continuous improvement, innovation and DCP 2020, our cultural framework and vision for operational excellence.

  • Collaborator & Partner - Works effectively with others to achieve shared goals through cooperation, sharing knowledge, joint problem-solving, and celebrating success.

  • Innovative – Good at initiating or taking creative ideas of others to market, and displays good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work.

  • Facilitation – Can lead and influence a broad mix of people to work through challenging problems and drive to consensus in order to achieve a common purpose and goal.

Applicants should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training and experience

  • 7+ years of relevant finance/systems experience

  • Strong business acumen and an understanding of end to end finance processes from a functional perspective

  • Strong technical aptitude, the ability to learn new systems quickly, understand how functionality could be used to improve business process and explain technical concepts to non-technical users

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and initiate process improvement opportunities that align with business goals/objectives, experience leading process improvement projects

  • Ability to discover and document requirements using a variety of methods

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion HFM, Hyperion Essbase and SAP Business Objects is desired

  • Experience with TIPS, QLM, Right Angle, Aligne, Allegro is desired

  • Experience with Lean Kaizen or Design Thinking is desired

  • Oil & Gas Industry experience is a plus

The requirements listed above 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.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.

Primary Location:  US-CO-Denver
Job:  Finance / Full-time
Job Posting:  May 23, 2019, 1:00:00 AM


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