Responsible for directing an organization's overall financial policies. Oversees all financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, treasury and investor relations. Accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to Chief Executive Officer.
Develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems and ensures the company’s financial objectives are aligned.
Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders. Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas.
Prepare budgets, forecasts and monthly P&L’s at company and department levels.
Develop and maintain banking relationships in order to facilitate sourcing and structuring of debt and equity financing.
Interact with other business leaders to provide consultative support to planning initiatives.
Represent the company externally to government agencies, auditors and customers.
Responsible for ensuring effective investor relations by providing timely flow of information that best represents the current realities of the Company, our customers and industry to our investors and unit holders. Role includes achieving the optimum share price that reflects the fundamental value of the company; providing non-financial data to support company valuations; observing all Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations; presenting investor feedback to company management and board.
Coordinate and evaluate the financial programs and supporting information systems of the company.
Approve and coordinate changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the company.
Report financial results to the board of directors.
Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenses, and capital.
Ensure compliance with government and client reporting requirements.
Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures.
Establish and maintain appropriate internal controls.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
CPA or MBA required.
10+ years of direct publicly held experience required including demonstrated ability in sourcing and structuring of debt and equity financing.
Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model. Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations for publicly traded companies. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality. Needs to be seen as a team player who is committed to lifelong learning. Ability to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish goals.
A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment.
An effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P.
Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership formed in July 2007. Blueknight owns and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The depth of our experience in the midstream energy business is second to none.
Our strategically located assets allow us to be a leading provider of midstream services in the energy industry. We provide services to our customers by focusing on two operational areas:
• Product terminalling: Liquid asphalt & Crude oil
• Crude oil logistics: Pipeline transportation & Trucking
Our general partner, Blueknight Energy Partners G.P., L.L.C., is owned by affiliates of Ergon, Inc. based in Jackson, MS. Ergon is a privately held company formed in 1954 with over 2,500 employees globally. Ergon and its subsidiaries are engaged in a wide range of operations. Ergon is an exceptional company with a solid track record and a like-minded disciplined approach to management. We know the importance of optimizing commercial opportunities for our customers, starting with the consistent delivery of safe and reliable solutions. Our customers include independent oil and gas producers, petroleum product wholesalers and distributors, refiners and energy traders.