Statoil Senior Analyst Performance Management in Austin, Texas

Senior Analyst Performance Management


  • Job ID: 204086

  • Country: USA

  • Location: Austin, Texas

  • Company: Statoil Gulf Services LLC

  • Contact Name: Stephanie Jayne Anderson

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Finance & Control

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience Preferred: 3 - 5 Years

  • Closing Date: Jun 272017

Job Description

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges. In just a few years Statoil has positioned itself as one of the largest lease holders in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Our GoM portfolio is managed out of our Houston office. The Statoil Houston office, which was established in 2002, also manages our Alaska, Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Bakken shale gas portfolios. To date Statoil has invested more than USD $11 billion in US upstream activities, and currently produces more than 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day. We have US offices located in Anchorage, Austin, Houston, Stamford and Washington D.C. USA, and are looking for talented people to contribute to our growing activity base.

Development and Production USA (DPUSA) is responsible for Statoil’s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments across the US. Technological innovation, rigorous safety standards, and environmental awareness drive our operations in the US and have helped Statoil to build a portfolio of onshore, offshore and exploration assets in some of the industry’s most exciting energy resource areas. Statoil’s US headquarters are located in Houston, TX. We also have offices in Austin, TX, Stamford, CT and Washington D.C, as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities in even the most challenging situations to contribute to our organization.

Job Description

Coordinate and aid in preparing the annual LOE and capex budgets and the operations business plan for the O&M group along with key O&M personnel.

Coordinate and aid in assessing O&M group requirements for AFE preparation and monitoring. Perform follow up on AFEs related to O&M.

Prepare monthly accrual for Operated O&M spend, planned maintenance, and special projects.

Prepare monthly accrual for Operated Civil, Facilities and midstream, and aid asset PM (as necessary) in providing quarterly accrual support documentation (follow up/run rate).

Prepare KPIs, Ops Summary, and applicable graphs with actual posted costs and an annual OPEX forecast for O&M and midstream. Present pertinent information at asset leadership team meetings to support A2A and related topics.

Provide cost reconciliation for line items within O&M WBSs as applicable (when system allowable - reconcile field estimates to final invoices at a high level for reasonableness).

Prepare and present spend analysis by asset sub-area: ex. Trends, cost driver rankings and sensitivities, over spend patterns by type and/or vendor, etc.

Monitor & maintain master data for related O&M WBSs, SWOs, Cost centres and task responsible structure assigned to O&M management. Maintain coding workbooks for O&M staff in cooperation with Supply chain management.

Understand JV requirements in related JDA/JOA as well as corresponding COPAS requirements. Communicate changes to O&M team via periodic workshops/information sessions as necessary.

Provide monthly operational and financial reporting to Partners, F&C, and O&M group and management.

Aid in the preparation of the partner report due monthly for O&M portions.

Participate and engage in partner meetings, workshops, O&M staff meetings, etc. as needed


Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related area

Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience; experience within the oil and gas industry in a business planning/economics and/or finance/controlling role preferred

Strong strategy, planning, and financial and cost analysis background preferred – ability to understand and address complex accounting issues a plus

Basic understanding of integrated value-chain processes

Strong knowledge and experience using management information systems, spreadsheets, power point and business planning systems

SAP experience is preferred and basic understanding of accounting principles is required

Economic modeling and background, if not direct experience, with data modeling, data integration, data mining and data quality is preferred

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

Personal Qualities

Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Well rounded business acumen with high standards, business ethics, and leadership in line with Statoil’s values

Strong integrity; ability to effectively challenge business decisions

Multidimensional strategic-thinking

Strong quantitative and analytical skills, structured with orderly working methods

Takes initiative, is highly detail oriented and has strong follow up skills

Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines effectively

Excellent communications skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Customer/service-minded and solution-oriented

Self-motivated with an independent work ethic, and at the same time, ability to be a strong team player and contributor to STO’s success; with a “hands on” attitude to cooperate effectively in a team environment with other departments under a matrix organization

We Offer

Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Statoil is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.