Company: AMA Energy Management
Skills: Accounting, Financial Analyst
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait
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Corporate Finance Specialist (E&P): Location Kuwait

Client Company: International Oil & Gas Company

Summary of Role:

The client is particularly interested in a candidate who has worked as a Senior Corporate Finance Manager, within Upstream Oil and Gas sector. The successful candidate will have experience negotiating with Financial Institutions / Loan Syndicates and Export Credit Agencies through to Transaction completion, of Recourse and Non-Recourse Project Finance for the company's Capital Investment Projects and/or for funding Company or Asset Acquisitions. This will include Bond Issuance and Bond Transaction Documents. Advising on suitable debt structuring for the Company's funding requirements including input from taxation and legal functions is also important.

Position would suit a Corporate Finance Manager or equivalent with recent oil and gas experience in the Gulf States.

  • Monitoring the Company's Corporate Funding requirements in the most efficient manner, producing and reporting on Company cash flows projections.
  • Participating in the Company's Corporate Financing operations and provides advice on international financing issues related to acquisitions, new ventures and divestiture
  • Participate in all negotiations with Financial Institutions / Loan Syndicates and Export Credit Agencies for finalising Company's Project Financing requirements are met / completed in co-ordination with Commercial and Legal Functions.
  • Participate in all negotiations with Financial Institutions for finalising Bond Issuance and Transaction Documentation in co-ordination with Tax and Legal Functions.
  • Advising Company Treasury and Investment Function on all funding requirements.
  • Undertake Due Diligence and Risk Reviews of Company acquisitions or investments.
  • Reporting on compliance with Company Procedures and International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Mentoring / Training of National staff;
  • Assist with other Finance assignments which may occur from time to time.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree (BA, BSc, B Comm, M.A, MSc) (Mandatory for Residency Visa Issuance requirements)
  • Accountancy Professional Accreditations (advantageous)
  • Minimum 15 years Corporate Finance / Treasury experience out of which at least 10 years spent at senior level in Upstream Operations of Oil & Gas Sector.
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • Project Investment Economics
  • Proven experience of negotiating Bank Loans / Structured Finance.
  • International project experience - would be an asset but not essential
  • Previous experience of working in the Gulf States would be advantageous
  • Languages: Fluent written and spoken English (Mandatory)

Employment Terms

The appointee will be invited to join the expatriate staff payroll on long term residential contract (married or single status). The importance of this key role will be reflected in the generous salary and expatriate benefits which includes end of service benefit, child education assistance, company car, accommodation to a high standard, medical cover for self and family, annual rewards schemes etc.

Interviews: As soon as possible with candidate selection shortly taking place.