Responsible for coordinating with the business to the create, consolidate/aggregate, analyse and deliver the TAQA Group s:
Long-Term Plan (10 year view including funding model and Life of Asset CF for Operated BU s)
Quarterly Reforecasts (for in year performance)
Work with IT to maintain the (Hyperion Planning) system solutions to support the delivery of the key tasks listed above.
Maintain controlled spreadsheets as a reporting layer over Hyperion for each of the tasks listed above (eg Integrated Financials, Aggregated Financials, Funding Model, Systems Checks etc).
Maintain a Life of Asset financial model for each of the operated BU s to support decision making and credit market reporting, providing succinct analysis to decision makers.
Own the budget, planning (including Quick Look and Quarterly Reforecasting), and economic evaluation processes across the Group.
Set timetables and procedure, disseminating guidance and ensuring compliance and smooth operation of these processes.
Own and manage the Capital ranking processes, assisting senior management make trade-offs.
Manage and maintain a process for the third party capex and abex review as well as ensuring capital projects and new opportunities are being tracked appropriately by the Group Business Performance Manager.
Act as centre of excellence for planning, budgeting, economic and appraisal activities across the Group; taking action to ensure minimum standards of performance in these areas is met (eg assist CIC, timely updates to relevant policies and procedures etc).
Support the CFO in creating and updating the TAQA strategy, specifically co-ordinating specialist financial/funding advice, providing modelling and interpretation of options.
Devise maintain and monitor an effective performance management framework that helps identify and delivery of the Groups objectives via delivery of an informative Budget Book.
Provide management and the Board with ad hoc reports to support decision making.
Provide wider finance team (HQ and global organization) with support for various items, including but not limited to:
Act as a sounding board and first time reviewer of deliverables from the Planning & Commercial team such as MI and Scorecard
Provide Hyperion Planning/Essbase support to wider finance team ensuring appropriate queries are being run/reports generated as well as any other ad hoc queries the wider finance team may have
Provide support to Accounting team for Quarterly and YE Close Processes e.g. impairment exercise support, MD&A, reviewing financial statements and disclosures etc
Provide support to Investor Relations for Quarterly and YE Close Processes as well as any ad hoc communications that require input from the Planning & Commercial team e.g. helping update presentation slides, support with Annual Report commentary and review, support with narratives for press releases etc
Support Treasury as and when required eg Rating Agency support, Bond Refinance support, DMO support etc.
QUALIFICATIONS (professional, technical, academic)
Bachelor s degree, any discipline.
Post-qualified experience of at least 5 years
8-10+ years experience providing financial support to business, including budgeting, reforecasting and capital allocation experience.
Ability to work with planning IT systems and tools.
Big Four experience
Oil & Gas business/industry experience
Corporate Office/Centre experience
Financial modeling experience
Financial assurance experience for proposed investments or M&A transactions.
PROFESSIONAL / PERSONAL COMPETENCIES
Driven individual, who is results oriented and customer focused
Capable of managing professional relationships across the globe (internal and external parties)
Capable of providing effective leadership to direct team, helping them mange significant peak loads
Provide thought leadership, influencing peers and superiors
Work independently and be self-directed.
Strong communications skills, both oral and written (English) as well as internal and external facing
Sensitivity to different cultures and business environments and ability to deal with ambiguity.
Willingness to travel
Arabic oral and writing skills