The Analyst provides essential input to the cost and budget processes in an accurate and timely manner. This position provides the analysis and support primarily within the Cost performance environment and then to the Performance & Growth team and Management to facilitate in informed decision-making.
This position will provide assistance, under the supervision of the Lead Cost Performance, in providing a range of cost-related activities covering the Asset Operations, Transportation & Tariff cost.
Assist the team to embed a culture a continuous cost efficiency improvement across the Asset, by:
highlighting overall trends of costs and gap analysis
Identifying cost drivers and measures
Supporting where appropriate the technical/commercial aspects of commitment proposals
Analysing costs and forecasts, as directed, to provide variance analysis, this includes cost allocations and charge back mechanisms.
Assist in the preparation of detailed and summarised cost estimates for Budget Holders, Management etc.
Budgets & Forecasts
Assist in the preparation of the Budgets and Forecasts and take responsibility for the cost reporting of this data for specific areas of the asset, as directed.
Liaise with all other cost control teams to ensure consistent workscopes and budget scenarios.
Degree holder with minimum of 3 years/relevant experience preferably in the Oil and Gas industry in a business, commercial or finance environment. Ideally working towards qualified accountancy.
Familiar with budget preparation, cost control and planning within a large organisation.
General understanding of the Oil and Gas Industry.
Computer literate with experience of various applications (primarily SAP, Excel and PowerPoint).
Accomplished analytical & decision-making skills.