Planning & Performance Professional

Job Description

Req Number: 18408BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced financial professional to join our Upstream business planning and management reporting function.

The successful candidate will perform a broad spectrum of management reporting and business planning activities, ensuring that senior leadership is well informed about Upstream’s business performance. Key focus areas include identifying opportunities for efficiency and cost improvements, and providing professional analysis, advice, and guidance in the resolution of particularly complex, cross-functional finance matters that have significant importance to the Upstream Business Line and across Saudi Aramco.

The annual Business Plan and the ten-year outlook are also part of the deliverables, providing the successful candidate further opportunities to effectively apply his or her expertise, and directly contribute to delivering the business plan of the world’s largest Upstream producer.

Minimum Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Twelve plus years of experience in accounting and reporting related activities, preferably at least 8 years of this experience with an International Oil Company (IOC) or publically traded National Oil Company (NOC).

Strong modelling experience and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint would be considered an asset.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have many opportunities to use his/her analytical skills and business acumen. Key responsibilities include the following:
Participate in the preparation of the annual Business Plan and 10-year outlook.

Provide monthly business and cost performance updates.

Participate in the preparation of quarterly management reporting for the company’s senior leadership.

Provide ad-hoc analysis to Upstream’s senior leadership team, particularly related to cost analysis and improvement opportunities.

Participate in the preparation of the mid-year and year-end Board Accountability reports.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.