Sr. Analyst, Financial (Ref ID: 773)

Next Decade

Next Decade

IT, Accounting & Finance
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024


NextDecade Corporation is an energy company accelerating the path to a net-zero future. Leading innovation in more sustainable LNG and carbon capture solutions, NextDecade is committed to providing the world access to cleaner energy. Through our subsidiaries Rio Grande LNG and NEXT Carbon Solutions, we are developing a 27 MTPA LNG export facility in South Texas along with one of the largest carbon capture and storage projects in North America. We are also working with third-party customers around the world to deploy our proprietary processes to lower the cost of carbon capture and storage and reduce CO2 emissions at their industrial-scale facilities.

NextDecade’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NEXT.” NextDecade is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit


The Sr. Analyst, Financial is part of a dynamic team and actively provides financial information and analysis to support multiple functions developing our Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) project. The Senior Financial Analyst will coordinate and participate in the design, testing, implementation, and review of complex manual and automated financial and accounting systems and processes.


  • Manage monthly process for analyzing and updating operating budgets.
  • Responsible for building Excel models to support the continued development of NextDecade's financial modeling infrastructure.
  • Continually evaluating financial processes and identifying and implementing changes to drive efficiency and accuracy improvements.
  • Communicating and collaborating with leadership across the company to support the budgeting and reporting processes.
  • Independently prepare advanced ad-hoc analysis, reports, and presentations as needed.


Required Experience for the position:

  • 5+ years of experience in Finance, Banking, Consulting, Corporate Development, or Economic Planning for an Energy Company
  • Strong experience with economic models and quantitative analysis
  • LNG industry experience preferred.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position:

  • Welcomes working in a fast-paced, challenging, and diverse environment.
  • Strong Excel modeling skills and ability to model, run and analyze statistical and financial data.
  • Demonstrate strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills emphasizing attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work well within a team and manage several projects in a deadline-oriented environment with a high degree of accuracy and accountability.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present analysis results coherently and succinctly.
  • Preferred experience with SAP and/or PowerBI.

Required education:

  • 4-year degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar; master’s degree a plus.
  • Travel Requirements:
  • 10% of business travel may be required.

Work Environment

This position operates in a professional office environment with occasional work within or outside of a complex construction environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers/fax, filing cabinets, etc. This is primarily a sedentary role; however, the incumbent must be able to stand and/or sit continuously to perform all essential job functions for a full shift.

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. as required in order to lift files, boxes and office equipment as necessary.
  • Ability to open filing cabinets and bending, standing on a stool, or climbing as necessary to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this role, the incumbent may be required to talk or listen.
  • Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The incumbent is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to move throughout all areas of each office/site location and facilities.
  • Able to wear all necessary PPE equipment to perform job functions.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

*In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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Honesty – We value truth and honesty in ourselves and others. We honor our commitments and take responsibility for our actions.

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