We are seeking a seasoned Financial & Planning Performance Analyst to join the External Reports Department (ERD) of the Planning, Budgeting & Performance Management Center (PB&PMC).
ERD is responsible for ensuring Saudi Aramco is in compliance with external reporting obligations as dictated by regulatory agencies that oversee the various stock exchanges on which the Company’s shares are listed. ERD prepares the Annual Report & Accounts, Summary Annual Report and all other periodic reports (e.g., quarterly and half-yearly) as required under the listing rules of the exchanges. Preparation includes compiling input from organizations across the Company, analyzing the information, and writing narrative for sections of the reports.
The successful candidate will be responsible for specific sections of the Annual Report & Accounts and Interim Reports, including all required disclosures based on the exchanges’ listing rules. This responsibility includes complete understanding of the disclosure requirements, the portion of the Company’s business contained within the sections the ability to analyze the data as received. In addition, the candidate will have the ability to prepare narratives related to information contained within the sections, and respond in a timely manner to queries from ERD management and other organizations within the Company (e.g., the Law Department and Investor Relations). This position requires understanding of complex Company operations, and the ability to communicate those operations in a clear and concise manner acceptable to public reporting.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Math, or Business. An MBA or other advanced business degree is preferred. Completion of a Finance/Accounting professional credential is also preferred.
You will have at least 5 years of related public company experience, preferably in the energy industry. You will be able to quickly establish credibility in the position and effectively interact with organizations within the Company, including all levels of senior leadership.
Have excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Have the capability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
Strong preference will be given to candidates with significant experience with public reporting and disclosures.
You should be able to meet tight deadlines. You will be required to perform the following within a tight deadline:
Prepare various sections of the Annual Report & Accounts and Interim Reports
Analyze information received and compare it to disclosure requirements of the exchanges on which the Company is listed
Prepare appropriate questions related to the information received and search out answers
Clearly and concisely write narrative related to the information, ensuring the verbiage flows within the context of other sections of the reports
Multitask with other analysts to ensure timely completion of reports.
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.
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