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  • Job reference: RMS0123736

Business Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates.

The Role:
Purpose:
To provide a comprehensive and effective business analysis and reporting service for a COP UK asset area(s).

Accountabilities and End Results:
Provides a proactive comprehensive business analysis service to the OU, supplying business information on key business drivers (opex, capex and production) to management and inputs to economic analysis for decision making and performance measurement.

Primary Functions:
• Accountable for all financial accounting and business analysis services provided to the Asset Manager, ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures, Partner JOA and statutory requirements.
• Focal point and provider of all financial inputs for the relevant assets, including actuals, short term and long term (LRP) forecasts and financial outlooks.
• Liaises with OU commercial staff, Partner Finance contacts and other in-house functional support groups on strategy, planning, financial, economic analysis and taxation issues and provides appropriate guidance to OU management.
• Prepares monthly stakeholder reporting data and analysis for monthly review meetings.
• Continuous development of improved methods of working.
• Assist in cost management.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Qualified / part-qualified accountant, MBA, or significant experience in a similar role.
• Results focused with a commitment to the delivery of “best in class” service to the business.
• Willing to challenge existing practices and implement initiatives.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Proficient in managing data, interpreting and analysing trends.
• Good interpersonal skills across all levels of the organisation, internally and externally.
• Strong communication, networking, collaboration and well developed team-working skills.
• Sound knowledge of budgeting and forecasting.
• Sound knowledge of VOWD and accruals
• Sound knowledge of cost reporting and analysis.
• Commitment to corporate core values.
• Good working knowledge of MS Office programs, particularly MS Excel.
• Good general working knowledge of SAP.
• SAP project reporting experience.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
• Track record of continuous professional development.
• Knowledge of UK Operating Unit operations and joint venture arrangements.
• Experience within an operating asset environment.

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