Asset Economist

Negotiable
21 August 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance for E&P, with specific responsibilities for the budgeting and forecasting for the wider Oil Asset group, the Asset Economist will sit within the Financial Planning and Analysis team in the Oil Finance division.


The asset economist will be responsible for assisting the Team with the valuation of assets, producing budgets, trackers and business planning models.


This role is suitable for someone who is post qualification with a good grounding of accounting or finance experience. The ideal candidate should have an existing understanding of traditional valuation techniques, and valuation metrics. They should be an expert user of Microsoft Excel and a proficient user of all other Microsoft packages. A high attention to detail is essential.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


 Budget and business planning (focused around excel modelling with inputs provided by the business)
 Carrying out updates to Forecast Models
 Setting up cost trackers for the business
 Other ad-hoc duties as required
 Integral member of Oil Finance team


SKILL SETS


 Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and an expert at excel modelling
 Thorough understanding of traditional valuation techniques (NPV, IRR, Payback) and associated excel modelling using these techniques
 Ability to present outputs of analysis in easy to understand messages using Microsoft PowerPoint
 Understanding of corporate / company valuation metrics (discounted cash flows, comparable company multiples)
 Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
 Strong analytical and numerical skills
 Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 High standard of spoken / written English


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS


 Relevant degree or equivalent relevant finance qualification is required
 Must have some post qualification accounting or finance experience
 Previous business planning experience is preferable
 Previous oil and gas experience is preferable
 An understanding of oil production sharing contracts is preferable

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

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