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Phillips 66 Senior Finance Advisor - Los Angeles Refinery in Los Angeles, California

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Senior Finance Advisor - Los Angeles Refinery is responsible for financial performance analysis (FP&A), including margin and controllable cost analysis, for the Los Angeles Refinery.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Support refinery gross margin, income, and cash flow analytical processes, including internal statistical reporting, refining economic analysis, and variance explanation versus prior periods, budget, and forecast

  • Support refinery operating costs analysis including ensuring cost treatment consistency with budgets and applicable policy, operating and service agreements

  • Assist in coordination and development of interim forecasts, the annual budget, and the long-range plan including management presentations

  • Provide FP&A support for the refinery, including periodic analysis of operating results and variance explanations versus plans

  • Assistance and train others related to the above

  • Compile monthly and quarterly KPIs, explaining business drivers to management

  • Perform special projects including fielding questions and providing ad hoc analysis for the refinery regarding financial and operating results

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the posting country

  • State of California driver license

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • 10 or more years of business-related experience in any industry


  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting or Business

  • 10 or more years of industry experience in manufacturing and/or refining

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of SAP modules – PM, PS, MM, FI/CO (with preference to S4), Analysis for Office, Tableau, Alteryx

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Ability to prioritize workloads, balance short and long-term goals, and adhere to deadlines

  • Demonstrated leadership and influence skills with the courage solicit and question other perspectives and ability to lead peers/others in small groups activities

  • Self-motivated, organized, and able to drive implementation of plan and system changes

  • Strong networking, team building, and communication skills with all levels of management and employees

  • Ability to achieve results through working with diverse technical and professional teams

The Los Angeles Refinery consists of two linked facilities located five miles apart in Carson and Wilmington, California. The Carson facility processes crude oil, and the Wilmington facility upgrades the intermediate products to finished products. The facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking and delayed coking units. The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. It receives domestic crude oil by pipeline from California, Canadian crude via rail, and both foreign and domestic crude oil by tanker through a third-party terminal in the Port of Long Beach. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. The refinery produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to California, Nevada and Arizona by pipeline and truck.

To be Considered for this Position:

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of July 30, 2021 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

This Employer is subject to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) (LAMC 189.00). This Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Ordinance.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 54425

Location: California - Los Angeles

Job Field: Accounting/Finance

Division : Los Angeles Refinery

Technical Req : No