Thursday, 13 March 2014

Finance Jobs at Crescent Petroleum; Financial Analyst

Job Title:    Financial Analyst
Job Ref.:    885
Job Location:    Dubai
Employer:    Crescent Petroleum
Job Type:    Permanent

About Us
Crescent Petroleum has been operating as a regional upstream oil and gas company in the United Arab Emirates for almost forty years. It began its activities in the early 1970’s and was the first regional, independent, privately-owned Middle Eastern petroleum company to engage in the acquisition, exploration and development of petroleum concessions; and the production and sale of crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas.

It is headquartered in Sharjah in the UAE, with international offices strategically located in the UK, Iraq and affiliate office in Egypt. Crescent Petroleum traces its origins to Buttes Gas & Oil Co. International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Crescent Petroleum and holder of a Concession granted in 1969 by the Sharjah Government, pursuant to which the Mubarek Field was discovered offshore Sharjah in the early 1970’s. By the mid-eighties the Crescent Petroleum Group was fully established, appropriately reorganized, and making its mark on the international energy scene.

Job Requirements:

  •     A bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Economics, Accounting OR CFA / Chartered Accountant along with an MBA from a globally-recognised top ranked business school.
  •     3 - 5 years post qualification experience in the Financial Services industry/ Investment Bank, Private Equity or an international Consulting practice.
  •     Excellent knowledge of English language, both oral & written.

Job Duties:
  •     Responsible for analyzing corporate financial position and financial forecasts.
  •     Evaluate potential transactions, both Private and Listed- with an M&A perspective.
  •     Work in unstructured situations and in a diverse variety of industries.
  •     Scrutinize company Budgets with a view to find ways to increase company profitability.
  •     Conduct research on companies and industries.
  •     Have a thorough understanding of corporate finance, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow, WACC, DCF, capital budgeting, profit and loss, time value of money, pro forma statements.
  •     Familiarity with the mechanics of mergers and acquisitions and private equity.
  •     A good understanding of capital markets is also likely to be required.
  •     Being able to communicate information on paper and in conversation to audiences with varying levels of understanding is also critical.
  •     Knowing how to effectively use financial software (Excel,  PowerPoint etc.) and research tools is essential.

Deadline Date: 27/03/2014