Senior Commercial Analyst

Last updated 11 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Woodside

Woodside is the pioneer of the LNG industry in Australia, producing 6% of global LNG supply.

We have an outstanding base business of world-class assets and strong growth prospects - plus the experience, capability and vision to make things happen.

We're expanding our workforce in Perth and Karratha as we create an integrated LNG production centre in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, the Burrup Hub.

A role with Woodside is more than a career. It's an adventure, with options to work across assets, disciplines, and products.

Our global headquarters is based in Perth, Australia's fourth-largest city. Our state-of-the-art campus reflects the quality of life Perth is known for - with a six Green Star rating, advanced wellness features and flexibility in how you work.

About the Role:

We are looking for future leaders at Senior Analyst level to join our high-performing commercial team, specifically looking at acquisition and divestment activities.

Analysts are at the heart of our Commercial function. Our Analysts work closely with project teams to frame investment decisions, source information from technical experts and provide the business with insightful analysis to support commercial decisions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role will provide you with the opportunity to undertake detailed financial and commercial analysis across a range of both sell and buy-side transactions.

Typical responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Guide opportunity framing for investment decisions
  • Build and operate economic models (primarily using Microsoft Excel) to perform valuation analysis in support of major investment decisions and commercial negotiations
  • Identify and clearly communicate analytical insights to add value and inform the direction of the business
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior management and director audiences
  • Coordinate due diligence activities on buy-side transactions
  • Manage data rooms and related Q&A processes in divestment activities
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams and manage a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Support functional excellence initiatives to improve efficiency and quality of analysis
  • Coach and support junior and graduate analysts
  • Assure analytical work produced by more junior team members

Skills & Experience:

We are looking for an experienced analyst who is performing at a similar capacity currently and operating autonomously with minimal guidance or direction.

You will have a Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Engineering or other related discipline. This will be complimented by relevant time in the energy sector, or investment banks and large consulting / advisory firms.

Exposure to Energy industry will be valuable, but we will consider people from other industries where you are able to demonstrate considerable transaction experience.

You will have an in depth understanding of valuation methodologies and value drivers, including discounted cash flow, risk analysis and corporate financial analysis. You will understand the importance of getting it right, with a track record of providing high quality, accurate and robust analysis for decision making purposes, with the experience to discern the level of detail that is fit-for-purpose for the decision at hand.

Your experience developing concise and informative board and executive level communications will demonstrate your ability to ensure valuation analysis effectively guides the decision.

Recognition & Reward:

What you can expect from us:

  • Work on projects for world-class operating assets renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
  • Values in action
  • Industry-leading 16 weeks' paid parental leave for primary carer; plus secondary carer leave
  • Active employee community groups for gender equality, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and LGBTI+ staff and allies
  • Community volunteering opportunities
  • Relocation assistance
  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives, share plans, above-industry superannuation contributions and a generous health insurance allowance
Woodside is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our Compass values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce.

We encourage diversity of age, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical ability, cultural background, thinking styles, experience, family background, including carer commitments and education. Inclusion centres on all employees creating a climate of trust and belonging, where people feel comfortable to bring their whole self to work. We offer supportive pathways for all employees to grow and develop leadership skills. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications close at 11:59pm AWST on Wednesday 21st April 2021

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