Business Planning Analyst

Hutcheon Mearns have been engaged by our E&P client to source a Business Planning Analyst on an initial 12 month contract. This role will be based in Aberdeen City Centre on a hybrid basis with flexible working hours and a competitive day rate. You will be responsible for forward looking planning and financial aspects of the business and will sit within the planning team, working closely with finance and the rest of the organisation and the management team to deliver objectives.

The Opportunity 

  • Support the forecast process, culmination in Monthly Business Review Packs and Liquidity Packs
  • Support the budget and plan cycle
  • Prepare detailed analysis communicating movements and results
  • Performance Management - Assist with setting and tracking Asset and Group KPIs
  • Coordinate all economic assumptions and maintain history
  • Coordinate presentations – VIP visits, monthly forecast packs, senior presentations

Background and Experience

  • Advanced Excel and PPT skills essential
  • Ability to cope with peaks and troughs of workload and possess excellent prioritisation skills
  • Experience of solving complex unstructured problems using detailed modelling skills essential
  • Have a good understanding of the E&P Value Chain and profitability of an E&P Company
  • Team Player but also comfortable working independently
  • Strong Communicator - Can use language effectively (verbal or written) to gather information and facilitate the exchange of ideas
  • Creative Thinker - Ability to look and think outside the box and develop new modelling strategies to overcome issues
  • Organised and methodical approach to work with an eye for detail

Flexibility and Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Competitive day rate

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you! To apply please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Morgan McPherson at Hutcheon Mearns on 07568 226388. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.