Statoil Senior/Principal Consultant Finance & Control CFO GBS in Houston, Texas

Senior/Principal Consultant Finance & Control CFO GBS


  • Job ID: 8900

  • Country: USA

  • Location: Houston, Texas

  • Company: Statoil Gulf Services LLC

  • Contact Name: Stephanie Jayne Anderson

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Finance & Control

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience Preferred: 7 - 10 Years

  • Closing Date: Jun 272017

Job Description

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 36 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 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 150,000 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.

The Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) organisation is a driving force behind the creation of greater value in the company. We are responsible for the financial and legal functions, providing professional support and advice, and for representing the group in financial markets. A key task for us is to ensure high levels of ethical and financial compliance with corporate and external requirements. By means of active stakeholder management, CFO will manage the market perception of Statoil in Norwegian and international financial markets.

Job Description

As part of the Business Solutions team in Finance and Control, be a change agent for driving functional improvement around the following:

Engage F&C teams to seek areas of improvement to drive efficiencies especially around processes, documentation, standardization and automation

Responsible for execution of changes and improvements and for driving functional excellence

Adapt and react quickly on functional requirements and prioritizations

Support new business integration on F&C matters

Support Financial model governance, structure and compliance

Support Master data and General Accounting as needed


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/IT preferred

Demonstrated project management skills

Demonstrated ability to improve and automate accounting processes

Strong analytical skills

Proficient in English, both oral and written

Good understanding of Statoil Governing system

7-10 years of relevant experience preferred

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

Personal Qualities

Ability to live by Statoil value of Open, Caring, Collaborative and Courageous

Commercial mindset

Ability to follow through on tasks execution from beginning to the end of the process

Ability to drive changes and influence across organizational boundaries

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

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.

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

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

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.