The Budgeting & Reporting Analyst reports directly to the Vice President, Finance, and is responsible for providing accurate and timely complex financial analyses and reports with ongoing monitoring and evaluation for programs to support in decision-making to maintain, improve and where required drive financial performance. One of the core functions is the coordination, tracking and management of the Company’s annual budgets and business model. The position is required to liaise with Senior Executives and Managers on a regular basis and maintain the highest level of confidentiality and integrity at all times.Duties include but are not limited to: Designs, develops and utilizes sophisticated financial models; Supports Companywide plan and forecast process to provide direction in decision making, to provide controls and effectively allocate resources in support of the Company’s strategic goals; Provides overall support for the annual process and independently completes aspects of the budget planning and forecasting process, such as operating expenses and CapEx, with detailed analysis to support and explain data provided.
Continuously improves the reliability of planning and forecasting processes; Develops, prepares, and presents financial reports that include accurate, reliable, relevant, timely information to provide direction in decision making or to satisfy regulatory requirements. Identifies and creates custom reports based on business needs.
Assists with any required analytics for financial forecasts and budget. Prepares weekly, monthly and year to date reports on budget versus actual expense and cashflow, and is required to maintain operations-facing reporting, including weekly follow-up on utilization metrics.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and ACCA with a minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Budgeting Analyst or similar role in Oil and Gas industry
Excellent analytical skills with proven expertise in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills both verbally and written, with proven ability to multi-task, take direction and work with minimal supervision.
Proven ability to manipulate, and analyse complex business models and budgets.