We are seeking a seasoned Financial Planning & Performance Management Analyst to join the Planning and Performance Management Department (P&PMD;).
P&PMD; is primarily responsible for the coordination, consolidation and preparation of Business Plan and Midyear/Year-end Accountability reporting and presentations for Company Senior Management and the Board of Directors. The Department includes personnel serving as liaisons with the various business segments and units, coordinating planning activities, performing variance analysis and resolving issues. In addition, P&PMD; is responsible for monthly accountability reporting and various other reports prepared on a periodic basis.
The successful candidate will:
Plan, execute and lead planning and performance management (P&PM;) analytical activities under the broad guidance of higher-level P&PM; staff and supervisors of the hiring organization, particularly in resolving complex, cross-functional, non-routine and/or design issues
Generate analytical findings and recommendations across the scope of objectives and deliverables of the organization, either independently or in collaboration with others
Proactively identify and provide solutions for problems and issues that arise in his/her assigned areas
Develop and maintain close partnerships with business/operational counterparts of the P&PM; organization in his/her assigned areas, and represent his/her organization in cross-functional, cross-organizational teams involved in P&PM-related; tasks
Participate in planning initiatives of his/her organization, may be assigned to lead and supervise work streams and be significantly involved in mentoring others on P&PM; practice.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, or a related discipline. Possession of an advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, CPA) is preferred.
You should have 12 years of related experience, including a demonstrated capability and track record, in the practice of planning and performance management, and in the use of business intelligence tools.
Possess solid knowledge and understanding of management accounting, finance and Excel.
Have an excellent command of oral and written English.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following within tight deadlines:
Provide analytical findings and recommendations relating to regular P&PM; tasks, such as business plan preparation, performance tracking measurement, and performance analysis and accountability reporting.
Conduct special P&PM-related; studies, such as the development of performance initiatives and business cases, benchmarking, risk management, design and redesign of measurements, processes and workflows, and information system-related changes.
Provide supervision, coordination and/or facilitation in the execution of regular and special tasks by other P&PM; personnel, as well as mentorship on P&PM; analytical practice.
Perform other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned.
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 worlds 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 Aramcos 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.