A multinational company, specialized in Oil and Gas, is looking for a Business Planning Analyst M / W, to accompany the development of its activities in Cameroon .
Purpose of the job :
The Business Planning Analyst is responsible for coordinating the internal and external budgetary processes for the company.
The incumbent is also responsible for providing relevant support through the various stages of the business planning and investment evaluation processes for all Operated Assets.
Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities :
Coordinate the budgetary process by liaising with all department heads, project leaders and other stakeholders to ensure accurate input into the company budget.
Ensure guidelines from parent company are effectively disseminated to all stakeholders involved in the budgetary process.
Carry our regular updates to the internal and external budgets, preparing accurate variance analysis and communicating effectively to Senior Management.
Track AFE Commitments against approved budgets to ensure accurate cost allocation and compliance with budgetary procedures.
Support the company Long Term planning process including but not limited to validation of inputs, updating templates and updating the economic models used for Long Term planning.
Support the investment appraisal process carry out tactical economic evaluations on development projects.
Prepare quarterly commitment reports for submission to Parent Company.
Support the preparation of all four Joint Venture Committee Meetings for the company with joint venture partners and ensure financial / commercial issues with partners are promptly addressed in line with the various Contracts Terms and conditions.
Key challenges :
Prepare multidisciplinary reports for Senior Management.
Liaise with a diverse group of disciplines at all levels of the organization on finance, economic and technical issues, influencing them to provide quality inputs in line with guidelines.
Handle sensitive / confidential company information.
Structure complex problems.
Delivery of high quality work on time against very tight deadlines.
Experience / Competence Requirements :
B.Sc. in Economics, Management or Petroleum Engineering.
2 5 years’ experience in Project Management, Cost Analysis, Budgeting and Planning, Economics or Petroleum Engineering.
Knowledge of respective Oil and Gas fiscal systems.
Ability to efficiently engage with broad and diverse teams.
Excellent Excel and modelling skills.
Diligence and attention to details.
Effective communication and presentation skills.
Knowledge of accounting systems (Sun, Vision excel).