Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Accounting, Business Analyst, Financial Analyst
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Position Description

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.
Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's 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 and 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.