Job description / Role
Aramco energizes the world economy.
Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.
With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.
We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.
We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join the Financial Consulting Division of the Controller's organization. Controller's is a part of the finance business line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Sr. Vice President of Finance, Strategy & Development.
The Financial Consulting Division (FCD) is responsible for providing financial leadership, financial advisory, business consulting services and decision support to various business lines and senior management. You will be involved in high profile investments & projects. Core services of FCD include, but are not limited to, the following:
Business and investment analysis including mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures
Finance and accounting advisory.
Special studies to support strategic initiatives and thought leadership.
The FCD offers a unique workplace to further expand commercial and professional skills, underpinned by a strong commitment to training and personal development.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership, customer relations, people and knowledge development. You should be able to combine industry experience with acute strategic and analytical skills. Our team includes members from a variety of backgrounds, reflecting the diversity of perspective we value.
As a Financial Consultant, you will be responsible to design and develop innovative long-term business strategies for the Company. You may work on internal projects or as core Finance members of project team growing the business through M&A or other growth strategies that maximize the return on the investment of shareholders. Our Financial Consultants are responsible for advising project team members on key strategic business issues, producing leading-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities. You will also play a key role in high-level client relationships and act as a content lead for proposals and other business development work.
Other responsibilities may include:
Act as a key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work
Financial modeling and business support in due diligence.
Capital project analysis.
Business/investment analysis pertaining to asset divestment, service outsourcing, contract evaluation.
Business consulting with a focus on strategic finance
Oversee the analysis of data and the application of business principles and industrial organization to the development of feasible recommendations for the profitable growth of client companies.
Prepare and present oral and written reports/presentations of findings to all levels of management.
A bachelor degree in business administration, finance, economics, accounting, or its equivalent and a relevant certification CPA, CMA or CFA. Graduate degree is desirable.
A minimum of 10-15 years of work experience in industry or a combination of industry and consulting experience (preferred). Relevant experience may include financial analysis; capital markets; business development; industry research; mergers, acquisitions, divestitures; corporate finance and process/change management or strategy/management consulting. In addition, negotiation and leadership skills are highly desirable. Relevant experience within one or more industries is desirable.
You will have the ability to establish personal credibility with various internal clients and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and engagement skills. You have the ability to think strategically/end-to-end. You are a result-oriented, driven and hard working. You have the demonstrated ability to be a team player and work in a positive group dynamic. You are flexible and creative with the ability to propose innovative ideas.
You must be a team player, be able to plan and coordinate your own workload, and meet deadlines. You will also be able to add value by teaming with various business lines and performing a role of a business partner. You are entrepreneurial, proactive and productive.
You must be able to work with minimal supervision, strong ability to communicate effectively, possess good project management skills, and be able to offer logical and innovative solutions to complex business issues. You must be willing to travel as required.
Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.
At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.
We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.
About the Company
Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.
Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.