Business Advisor

Job Title: Business Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: USD60 - USD70 per hour
Start Date: 2018-01-26
Reference: 76707
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 26, 2018 19:23

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a well-known operator company, is currently seeking a Business Advisor in Calgary. The qualified candidate MUST be local or have accommodations in the Calgary area as no LOA will be given. The schedule is Monday to Friday.

  • Senior position in the team responsible for the development and implementation of an Activity Based Costing model as well as mentoring and developing junior analysts
  • Develop economic model to prioritize asset opportunities
  • Detailed analysis of business area costs
    • Perform monthly OPEX &/or CAPEX stewardship review with budget owner
    • Identify monthly accruals, allocations and transfers for Controllers to update in SAP
    • Provide insight into cost structure and cost drivers for the budget owner
    • Understand impacts to asset cash conservation plans and strategic initiatives
  • Support Corporate Plan Development
    • Ensure integration with supporting functions (Controllers, Business Analysis & Reporting)
    • Support annual plan development and monthly spend detail for next year’s stewardship
  • Drive improvements in the planning and budget cycle for the asset; continuous improvement approach
    • Develop Activity Based Costing models and Tier 2 value driver trees
    • Support software development; mapping from SAP to Tableau or other Financial software to support strategic decision making
  • Support strategic requests from the leadership team (special analyses, asset initiatives, communication package development, etc)
  • Oil sands mining or mining experience is desired
  • Financial background (CPA or Economics Degree )and experience in business cost analysis roles
  • Analytical and inquisitive; willing to go the extra mile to understand business drivers
  • Excellent ability to communicate both written and verbal
  • Draw conclusions from data to support management decision making
  • Proficient in Excel and SAP; experience with Tableau is preferred but not required
  • 10+ years of experience; opportunity to hire as permanent employee