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Oil and Gas / Project Finance Manager

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Vacancy ID:

Date: 21 June 2016

Deadline: 21 July 2016

Work conditions: Full Time

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Company: HRC

Salary: Negotiable




Responsibilities: 

  • Day to Day finance partner to the Project Director and Business Manager 
  • Oversight of the planning, directing and coordinating of the Project Finance function (team size tbc). Communicates regularly with Project Director and Project Controls staff to ensure accurate and timely customer invoicing and up-to-date project financial information 
  • Provides financial input regarding labour costs, project expenses, overheads and other projects costs, and advice regarding appropriate contractual commercial terms and conditions, including FX, tax and credit implications 
  • Direct the project invoicing function and ensure timely and accurate billings; Responsible for the financial management of all costs received from subcontractors ensuring they can be billed to the client in a timely manner. 
  • Steward ongoing cash forecasting; upholds strong, visible credit risk management, including Identification and management of financial and treasury risk
  •  Responsible for delivering consistent, accurate and timely management information (financial and statistical) to all key stakeholders for decision making purposes 
  • Responsible for the source ERP data for management reporting. For the Azerbaijan profit centre, ensure regular input into the balance sheet accounts of the Company and transactional activities such as AP, AR, payroll are performed. 
  • Responsible for the timely supply of financial transactions to the outsourced provider for statutory returns preparation in Azerbaijan, ensure compliance with local legislation. Reconciliation of statutory returns to management accounts.
  •  Responsible for Corporate monthly financial reporting and project rolling forecasting and budgeting. 
  • Ensures alignment of the project controls and finance functions. 
  • Team management of all Project finance staff, including establishing objectives/goals/training/recruit. 
  • Responsible for any ad hoc analysis. Designs financial models, scenarios and sensitivities for the project. Advises on the design and application of models 
  • Provide commercial support to the project and business on margin improvement, overhead reduction and cash flow maximization. Continue to monitor/assess the risk profile of project and recommend remedial action prior to commercial impact
  •  Work closely with the regional Tax Accountants to ensure full compliance with all relevant tax laws. Responsible for the books and records of the project.
  •  Manage client and other commercial or statutory audit requirements.

 

Requirements:

  • Requires a self-starter with firm decision making skills and at least 8- 10 years significant financial experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualification experience (Qualified by experience considered). 
  • Exceptional technical and analytical accounting skills, specifically in the areas or financial modelling, analysis and reporting 
  • Experience as a strategic business partner to operational teams across the business; has provided commercial support and analysis related to ongoing or potential business activities and contract negotiations
  • Experience leading and supervising financial teams, proven management skills 
  • Engineering, consulting and construction project experience. 
  • Good understanding of relevant legislation and internal and external compliance requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. 
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong ERP knowledge. 
  • The candidate must be a strategic thinker, have strong organizational and communication skills and have the ability to build and lead a strong team of professionals.