Financial Analyst

Job Description

Req Number: 17591BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join the Financial Consulting Division of the Controller’s organization. Controller’s is a part of the finance business line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Sr. Vice President of Finance, Strategy & Development.

The Financial Consulting Division (FCD) is responsible for providing financial leadership, financial advisory, business consulting services and decision support to various business lines and senior management. You will be involved in high profile investments & projects. Core services of FCD include, but are not limited to, the following:

Business and investment analysis including mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures

Finance and accounting advisory.

Special studies to support strategic initiatives and thought leadership.

The FCD offers a unique workplace to further expand commercial and professional skills, underpinned by a strong commitment to training and personal development.

Minimum Requirements:
You would typically have:
A bachelor degree in business administration, finance, economics, accounting, or its equivalent. Graduate degree is desirable as well as relevant certifications, e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA.

A minimum of 6 years of work experience in industry or a combination of industry and consulting experience (preferred). Relevant experience may include financial analysis; capital markets; business development; industry research; mergers, acquisitions, divestitures; corporate finance and process/change management or strategy/management consulting. In addition, negotiation and leadership skills are highly desirable. Relevant experience within one or more industries is desirable.

You will have the ability to establish personal credibility with various internal clients and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and engagement skills. You have the ability to think strategically/end-to-end. You are a results oriented, driven and hard working. You have the demonstrated ability to be a team player and work in a positive group dynamic. You are flexible and creative with the ability to propose innovative ideas.

You must be a team player, be able to plan and coordinate your own workload, and meet deadlines. You will also be able to add value by teaming with various business lines and performing a role of a business partner. You are entrepreneurial, proactive and productive.

You must be able to work with minimal supervision, strong ability to communicate effectively, possess good project management skills, and be able to offer logical and innovative solutions to complex business issues. You must be willing to travel as required

Duties & Responsibilities:
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership, customer relations, people and knowledge development. You should be able to combine industry experience with acute strategic and analytical skills. Our team includes members from a variety of backgrounds, reflecting the diversity of perspective we value.
As a Financial Consultant, you will be responsible to design and develop innovative long-term business strategies for the Company. You may work on internal projects or as core Finance members of project team growing the business through M&A or other growth strategies that maximize the return on the investment of shareholders. Our Financial Consultants are responsible for advising project team members on key strategic business issues, producing leading-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities. You will also play a key role in high-level client relationships and act as a content lead for proposals and other business development work.

Other responsibilities may include:
Act as a key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work

Financial modeling and business support in due diligence.

Model vetting.

Capital project analysis.

Business/investment analysis pertaining to asset divestment, service outsourcing, contract evaluation.

Business/asset valuation.

Feasibility/operational studies.

Business consulting with a focus on strategic finance

Oversee the analysis of data and the application of business principles and industrial organization to the development of feasible recommendations for the profitable growth of client companies.

Prepare and present oral and written reports/presentations of findings to all levels of management.

About us:
As an integrated, global petroleum enterprise with operations in Saudi Arabia, Europe, the United States and the Far East, Saudi Aramco is one of the cornerstones of the world’s energy supply. Saudi Aramco has a proud legacy of accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. In recent years, the Company has been creating downstream joint and equity ventures, both in Saudi Arabia and in China, and is exploring additional opportunities in refining and petrochemicals. Projects such as these, combined with Saudi Aramco’s stature – both as a corporation and as a corporate citizen – in the Kingdom and wherever the Company does business, make for a challenging and rewarding work environment for the personnel of the Finance business line.