Finance Associate

United Arab Emirates
£0 - 7.4k per month
21 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Susan O'Brien
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Associate - UAE

Major Functions:
Involvement in finance raising activities for upstream oil and gas projects and corporate / asset acquisitions. Involvement in analysing and assessing company-related investments. Research, analysis and financial modelling. Assisting in the preparation of detailed presentations, documents and reports for senior management.

Involvement in finance raising and investment activities
1. Candidate will have undergone investment bank analyst training programme or equivalent and have a solid grounding in accounting, corporate finance, valuation and knowledge of securities and financial markets which they will be able to apply to day to day activities.
2. Able to apply knowledge and experience in project and corporate finance to company activities and projects in these areas.
3. Work closely with other parts of the Company (e.g. legal and upstream teams) in such matters.
4. Liaise with external parties (such as banks, lawyers, consultants) on relevant matters representing the firm in a professional capacity.

Research, analysis/recommendation and report writing
1. Conduct high quality research into markets and companies.
2. Prepare reports, research papers, strategic analysis and presentations of a sufficiently high standard to assist in decision making by senior management and external parties.

Financial modelling
1. Able to build and maintain complex financial models (in excel and other appropriate software packages) to assist on-going projects with minimal supervision
2. Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the company's financial strategies and ensures compliance with regulations and the overall Group Financial policy.

Working Relationships
1. Maintains excellent and supportive relationships with all staff and attends Company events.
2. Builds and maintains excellent relationships with a range of external advisory firms and promotes oneself professionally in the UAE.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required
" Bachelor degree with honours (2:1 minimum) in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics or Physics from a top tier university.
" Professional training in accounting, valuation and modelling (as part of investment bank training scheme or equivalent).

Minimum Professional Experience Required
Minimum of 4 years of experience in investment banking, consulting or private equity environment, with several years of working in the oil and gas sector.

Salary - AED 35,000 per month
Benefits - Family Status, Annual Flight Ticket, Medical Insurance, Education Allowances
Bonus - Performance Related