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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.  
Location Name: DenverCO
Location Address: 1515 Araphaoe St Twr1 Ste 1600, Denver, CO, United States (US), 80202
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY: The Business Analyst will perform economic and financial evaluations to support the activities, goals and objectives of the Business Development Department. He/she will perform analyses that determine preliminary and final financial rates of return for business development projects. He/she will monitor business development projects and work with the Business Development Department and various other corporate groups to assess anticipated vs. actual performance.

This position will also play a key role in the yearly budgeting process and preparing information and documentation for regular board of director meetings. This person will be charged with the task of preparing authorization requests (AR) for capital expenditures.

This position will report to, receive direction from, and review activities and analyses with the Supervisor of Financial Analytical Services. The position will be integral to the Business Development team. Regular interaction with corporate engineering, operations, contract, accounting, gas/NGL marketing, business development, planning and treasury personnel, along with executive management and customers, will be required to create, evaluate and report data, statistics and information related to corporate and business development projects.

• Performs discounted cash flow evaluations that incorporate existing and potential revenues, capital requirements, operating and maintenance expenses, growth opportunities, operating synergies, gas and liquids supplies, risks, and other aspects related to new project development.
• Accurately develops, reviews, and maintains economic and financial models, including budgets, which provide detailed analyses/valuations of business development projects.
• Prepares authorization requests (ARs) for capital projects.
• Prepares ad hoc analyses and materials that support business development activities.



• Bachelor Degree with major in Finance or Accounting.
• Must possess knowledge of gas and liquids gathering and transportation, processing, fractionation, and marketing businesses.
• Must exhibit keen reasoning and attention to detail in order to develop accurate and complete analyses, economics, and financial models.
• Experienced in collecting, analyzing, and summarizing statistical data.
• Must have extensive experience working with and creating MS Excel spreadsheets.
• Must be a great team player and be able to work closely with other MarkWest associates and customers.
• Must be a self-starter who requires minimal supervision.
• Must have very strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have strong work ethic with very high integrity.
• Must be respected among industry peers for knowledge and professional conduct.


Physical Demands:

This position requires sitting throughout most of the day. It will involve some lifting and filing. On occasion there will be outside office assignments that can involve walking around construction sites, industrial locations, field and/or wooded areas.

Working Environment:

Generally working in an office environment, however, may require visiting and walking around some construction and industrial sites, farm properties, driving on rural roads, and other field locations, to acquire familiarity with facilities, properties and settings.

Materials and Equipment Used:

The materials and equipment used on a regular basis will be a personal computer, phone, fax, copier and map printer/plotter.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.

Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: MarkWest
Travel Expected: Up to 25%


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Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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