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Financial Planning Specialist

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This advanced level position is responsible for preparing, analyzing and interpreting complex financial and operational information in order to support the company’s corporate finance department, business units, or the corporate and strategic planning functions, depending on business needs.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the modeling of financial and operational data; analyzes and interprets data to determine past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability
  • Conducts financial review and analysis of major projects and initiatives while working closely with senior management to execute corporate finance strategy
  • Reviews and performs cost benefit analysis related to projects, initiatives or programs
  • Facilitates cross-functional initiatives to gain a comprehensive understanding needed to identify and bring awareness of business impacts and to ensure efficiencies are optimized at the corporate level
  • Defines, captures and analyzes metrics for processes, data and data quality in order to measure and quantify continual improvement and increases in value to the company
  • Develops advanced financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis
  • Guides other analysts in the development of skills, knowledge, processes and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Highly developed knowledge of operational and accounting principles and practices, and reporting of financial data
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling, Excel and data extraction
  • Enhanced data extraction experience to determine accuracy and identify unusual variations
  • Enhanced presentation, analytical and multitasking abilities


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Preferred: Master’s degree - from accredited university - Finance, Accounting or related field


  • Minimum: 8 - 12 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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