Company: Weatherford
Skills: Accounting, Financial Analyst
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Stavanger, United Kingdom


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford have a very exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Controller to join the team in either Aberdeen, UK or Stavanger, Norway.

The Geozone Operations Controller role will support the operations leadership team in day-to-day business management and provide analysis and support in decision-making in all matters operationally, financially, and strategically.


Safety & Compliance
  • Maintains safety and service quality as a first priority when working across all areas of the business.
  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activity is carried out ethically and in compliance with Company policies, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices.

Process Excellence
  • Business partner and financial support to Geozone and Country leadership teams.
  • Become key stakeholder in product line decisions to drive the business to achieving enterprise targets across income statement and balance sheet.
  • Prepare monthly financial reviews to indicate where/how improvements can be made.
  • Track key deliverables/KPIs to ensure escalations occur as required and project performance can be managed.
  • Support in KPI improvement across DSO (days sales outstanding)/DTI (days to invoice)/Inventory/Collections.
  • Ensure all Countries are operating together in the best interest for the Geozone.
  • Drive win rates up by actively taking part in commercial decision-making processes and analysis, make commercial risk transparent during the BSA (business strategy analysis).
  • Coordinating and directing Countries in:
    • Preparation of the budget, forecast, reporting and variance requirements.
    • Other Corporate/Geozone Operations requirements, deliverables and timelines.
    • Ensuring all internal Weatherford policies and Financial Policies are applied consistently.
  • Monitor day to day business and alert leadership team of any potential risk or issues.
  • Review / track process improvements in underperforming areas (PL & Countries) to ensure executed as planned.
  • Co-ordinate with FP&A to ensure accurate and timely Geozone feedback to Corporate.
  • Support corporate month, quarter, and year-end close process.
  • Assist with operations team finance development and training as required.
  • Perform adhoc analysis and problem solving/finding root cause of issue as required.


  • Ability to closely collaborate and build strong relationships with different functions within the organization.


  • BA or BS in Accounting or Finance.
  • Professional qualification would be preferred - ACCA, ICAS, CIMA.
  • Minimum of 5+ years accounting experience.
  • Oil and gas experience would be beneficial.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Technical skills and experience in financial reporting and analysis.
  • High degree of integrity, work ethic and intellectual curiosity.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and desire to work in a team environment.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of ERP systems, JD Edwards, Hyperion experience preferred.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines across multiple projects.
  • Must be able to travel domestic and international - up to 20%.