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Financial Analyst

Job Description

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day. 


AG0182 Corporate Planning, Exempt


Finance & Accounting

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for gathering and analyzing data related to strategic business alternatives encountered by the Company. Specific projects assigned within the broader responsibilities described below reflect the incumbent’s skillset/qualification.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Collects and analyzes quantitative & qualitative data for projects related to business alternatives having the potential to alter the strategic position of the company.  Typical activities include:

  • Evaluation of major capital expenditures for improving the strategic position of the company’s existing assets (i.e. plant retrofit or debottlenecking projects)
  • Evaluation of production alternatives which could significantly or permanently alter the company’s operations (i.e. facility expansion, closures, etc.)
  • Evaluation of major business transactions (i.e. joint ventures, acquisitions, asset sales, long-term contracts, etc.)

Prepares financial models to evaluate strategic business alternatives and any ad-hoc analysis

Works collaboratively with Manufacturing, Sales, Supply Chain, and other departments to help develop business alternatives, helps perform financial analysis of the alternatives, and develops recommendations for appropriate course(s) of action.

May participate in presentation of findings & recommendations to senior management and prepare formal reports for review/approval by Board of Directors.

Internal Controls:

Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts.  Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.

Successful incumbents will have:

Finance, Economics or Engineering Undergraduate Degree or equivalent.

MBA highly desirable

Two to five years’ experience, or equivalent, in an analytical position or an operations/ planning environment

Must possess conceptual, qualitative and quantitative analysis and problem-solving skills

Written and verbal communication skills a must

Knowledge of overall Company operations and appropriate business environments is a plus

Interpersonal ability; experience in financial modeling, economics, accounting, and mathematics/statistics; and experience with Microsoft Office (specifically advanced in Excel & Powerpoint)

Position Scope/Contribution:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for providing conceptual, quantitative and qualitative information and analyses of activities related to the Company’s strategic direction.  The incumbent as part of the department becomes involved in and has an effect on the outcome of most strategic decisions made by the Company.

This role will be given the opportunity in first line responsibility for carrying out aspects of a project. These projects can involve the evaluation of “one-time” events, which are highly unstructured and quantitatively complex.  Management decisions based on these evaluations can result in a major change to production capacity, product mix, capital expenditures, facility sizes and locations, distribution equipment procurement and utilization or, in an asset acquisition, divestment or joint venture.  This position may require travel on an as-needed basis.

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Accounting
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID R0002563
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Financial Analyst

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