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Finance Performance Team Lead

  • Location: Grangemouth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Start Date: 2022-07-11
  • Expiry Date: 29 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041750
NEW STAFF OPPORTUNITY - Finance Performance Team Lead - Grangemouth

Full time STAFF opportunity - Candidates MUST be UK resident

About the role:
  • The role of the Performance Manager is to analyse, challenge and forecast the business performance and provide the link role to translate and communicate results, plans and Strategies between Operations teams, the Accounting teams and the Board.
  • Also, accountable for overall Revex budgets compilation and governance of spend throughout the financial year.
  • The jobholder will provide support and deputise for the Site Financial Controller.
Key Accountabilities:

 Weekly and monthly performance management
  • Lead the preparation of timely and accurate performance reports and forecasts for business, including site reports and Exco reports
  • Identify and share with key players (London team or Grangemouth production or Wholesale teams) lessons learnt to improve future performance
  • Overview Daily report process and results to ensure alignment with monthly forecasting
Revex and Capex governance and management
  • Lead the overall Revex budgets compilation and site challenge processes
  • Contribute to evaluation of investment options and related decision making to ensure the quality of investment business cases
  • Manage overview of combined Capex and Revex spend vs individual area budgets throughout the financial year
Annual and Long Term Planning
  • Lead the preparation of the Annual Operating Plan (Op Plan) coordinating inputs from Operations, Planning, Turnaround, Maintenance, Accounting, Trading and Wholesale teams as well as inter-company integration to create a cohesive annual financial plan. 
  • Plan includes availability, utilisation, fixed and variable costs, commercial performance, capability growth and capex
  • Lead the preparation of an annual holistic Strategic Business Plan (5yrs+) that includes historical performance, future performance aspirations, comparison of performance vs benchmarks, and key milestones, growth projects and activities that will deliver the claimed performance improvement
  • Lead all communications to the site Management Team and the Board for both the annual and the long term plans
  • Provide link role between site and Board/external interfaces (auditors etc) for all past, present and forecast performance information related to special projects
People, relationships and communications
  • Leadership, coaching and line management of the GM Performance Team Analysts.
  • This includes, but not limited to, Barrel model process/analysis (providing clear and detailed reporting in terms of Crude & feedstock performance, operational impacts and turnaround margin loss
  • Stakeholder management link role to translate and communicate results, plans and Strategies between Operations teams, the Accounting teams and the Board
Control and redesign of systems and processes
  • Design and implement effective and fit for purpose GM performance management processes for both internal GM staff (Daily report, Weekly summary, Cash forecasting) and external to EXCO (GM weekly report, EXCO report)
  • Accountability for implementation of GMPs for site control team
Assistant Business Controller Tasks
  • Deputise for Group Financial Controller and provide cover for his role
  • Lead on preparation of the monthly CD2 EBITDA/Net Income forecast for the sites and issue to London team
  • Responsible for collating the various inputs to the monthly ExCo report and producing the report to be discussed with CFOs / sites.
  • Responsible for producing the monthly presentation slide packs which complement the ExCo report and are used as part of the Board meetings.
  • Responsible for performing reconciliation of the Net Income values reported on the JV results versus values shown in the monthly ExCo reports
Special Features of the role:
  • A key requirement of this role is the ability to simplify and prioritise complex situations, whilst not losing any of the critical emphasis, to carefully balance upwards and external communications.
  • The jobholder must be flexible in their working style to manage frequent emergent works whilst still ensuring delivery of the highly structured weekly and month end requirements.
  • A governance and stakeholder management skill set is a critical component of the role.
Key Skills/Experience:

  • Degree and/or professional accounting qualification plus relevant experience
  • General accounting knowledge
  • Team player
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem solving approach
  • Highly organised
  • Degree and/or professional accounting qualification plus relevant experience
  • Knowledge of refining optimisation and relationship of operations to markets
  • Understanding of Commercial negotiation
Whats in it for you:
  • Excellent Salary on offer
  • Full company staff benefits, annual holidays, Pension scheme.