Statoil Sr Analyst Perf Mgmt in Austin, Texas

Sr Analyst Perf Mgmt


  • Job ID: 217275

  • Country: USA

  • Location: Austin, Texas

  • Company: Statoil Gulf Services LLC

  • Contact Name: Sam Choi

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Finance & Control

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience Preferred: 5 - 7 Years

  • Closing Date: Oct 212017

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.

Job Description

The Senior Analyst is a part of DPUSA Onshore F&C Team who provides finance and control support for Onshore Operations. The tasks include but not limited to: (i) providing reporting and analysis to meet internal and external requirements, (ii) partnering with the Line organization to drive down costs in a safe and sustainable manner, and (iii) coordinating and supporting preparation the business plan and track performance. The analyst is responsible for leading the deliveries in these areas, including stakeholder management and collaborating with other functions for their respective contributions into these tasks.

The main responsibilities of the F&C Senior Analyst include:

  1. Financial analysis and reporting for internal and external requirements

Working with business, Accounting, Asset & Functional Management teams to provide monthly and quarterly accounting accrual. Provide variance explanation to support the reports

Provide financial reporting and analyses for SEC reserves reporting, to Partners, F&C, Line organization and management

Monitor & maintain master data for related relevant business WBE, SWOs, Cost centres and task responsible structure assigned to management. Maintain coding workbooks in cooperation with Supply chain management as required

  1. Performance management

Prepare KPIs, dashboard and other analysis to highlight performance story during the period

Partnering with the business to help reducing costs in a safe and sustainable manner

Provide insightful analyses to highlight key performance areas. Conduct monthly meetings with Asset/Function to help them better understand their financial performance, raise commercial mindset and assist business to identify and track actions

Understand JV requirements in related JDA/JOA as well as corresponding COPAS requirements to help O&M team comply and maximize benefits for Statoil

Quarterly visits to field to raise financial awareness, joining efforts with Supply Chain to help improve data quality in invoices and coding, as required

Collaborate and constructively challenge the business to perform better, as relevant

Coordinate and aid in assessing business requirements for AFE preparation and monitoring

Perform follow up on AFEs

  1. Support Business Plan

Perform financial analysis for onshore assets, data and trend and work with Asset/Function to recommend forecast for annual business plan. Contributing to Arena reviews preparation

As required, run economics to support business making better decisions

  1. Work with Head of Finance, DPUSA onshore on high level financial analysis in support of Strategy discussion, Performance Review meetings, etc

In addition to close partnership with Assets and Functions, all tasks above should be done in close collaboration with DPUSA F&C Onshore, Asset management, Accounting and other functions in DPUSA


Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related area

5-7 years of experience; experience within the oil and gas industry in a business planning/economics and/or finance/controlling role preferred

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

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

Personal Qualities

Strong quantitative and analytical skills, structured with orderly working methods

Ability to lead without direct authority, strong collaboration attitude

Coordination skills and ability to independently manage complicated process with multiple layers of internal interfaces within tight deadlines

Integrity, ability to remain independent and objective & challenge business decisions

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

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

Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines effectively

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

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.