Asset Economist

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2018
Closes
24 Aug 2018
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is a world-class, renowned Commodity business with a truly
global reach; this newly created role exists within the Oil & Gas
Assets division and will support the recent acquisition of 2 major
Downstream assets.

As Asset Economist, you will focus on the newly acquired Downstream
Assets and you will be responsible for ongoing portfolio modelling of
new and existing downstream assets, working closely with Asset
Accountants to marry up forecasts with actuals. The successful
candidate will have advanced excel and modelling capability (Business
plans, integrated P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow modelling etc.), be
highly collaborative and a confident communicator with the ability to
build strong relationships within the finance group.

The asset economist will be responsible for assisting the Team with
the valuation of assets, producing budgets, trackers and business
planning models. This will require the asset economist to develop a
detailed understanding of the underlying asset being modelled, working
closely with an asset manager based in London and developing working
relationships with the underlying business in the asset location to
identify key drivers and KPI's for the business in order to build a
sustainable and integrated financial forecasting model that produces
outputs which can be used and relied on for decision making purposes.

This role is aimed at a candidate with a minimum of 2-3 years
financial modelling experience and the ideal candidate should have an
existing understanding of traditional valuation techniques, and
valuation metrics. You will be an expert user of Microsoft Excel and a
proficient user of all other Microsoft packages. A high attention to
detail is essential.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Budget, forecasting and business planning (focused around excel
modelling driven by key KPI's and metrics from the underlying
business)

* Carrying out updates to Forecast Models and helping reconcile a
forecast with actual results delivered to understand and report on
variances

* Other ad-hoc duties as required

* Integral member of the Oil & Gas Assets team

SKILL SETS:

* Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and an expert at excel
modelling.

* Thorough understanding of traditional valuation techniques (NPV,
IRR, Payback) and associated excel modelling using these
techniques.

* Understanding of corporate / company valuation metrics (discounted
cash flows, comparable company multiples).

* Ability to present outputs of analysis in easy to understand
messages using Microsoft PowerPoint.

* Organised with excellent attention to detail.

* Strong analytical and numerical skills.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

* High standard of spoken / written English.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

* Relevant degree or equivalent relevant finance qualification is
required (for example Chartered Accountant, Economics bachelor, or
other corporate finance qualification).

* Minimum of 2 years relevant financial modelling experience is
required.

* Previous business planning experience is preferable but not a
pre-requisite.

* Previous oil and gas experience (specifically in downstream /
refining assets) is preferable but not a pre-requisite

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