Title:  Senior Planning & Performance Management Analyst

Job Req ID:  10184

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


As a recognized company expert in the chemical business, IK Liquids to Chemicals Development is developing the production, shipping and marketing of low carbon hydrogen and ammonia as an alternative route-to-market for our oil and gas resources.  Senior Planning & Performance Management Analyst is responsible to generate analytical findings and recommendations across organizational objectives and deliverables; coordinate planning activities; perform variance analysis; and to proactively identify and provide solutions for problems and issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute and lead finance and performance management analytical activities under the broad guidance of higher-level P&PMD staff and supervisors, particularly in resolving complex, cross-functional, non-routine and/or design issues.
  • Generate analytical findings and recommendations across the scope of objectives and deliverables of the organization, either independently or in collaboration with others.
  • Develop and maintain close partnerships with business/operational counterparts of the P&PMD organization, and represent P&PM in cross-functional, cross-organizational teams involved in P&PMD-related tasks
  • Participate in planning initiatives of his/her organization, maybe assigned to lead and supervise work streams, and be significantly involved in mentoring others on P&PMD practice.
  • Create and maintain a financial model for reporting actual results in combination with the short- to midterm planning process.
  • Management of the monthly adjustments and accruals, in cooperation with the central accounting teams.
  • Manage the planning process in coordination with the business representatives and the commercial analysts.
  • Analyze the monthly results of the product lines, the fixed costs and balance sheet items.
  • Prepare the management reporting for the commercial and business management.
  • Deliver Business reporting, planning and forecasting.
  • Proactively identify and provide solutions for problems and issues.
  • Consolidation of the product line results into the business P&L.
  • Provide financial advice and support to business projects.
  • Map processes of newly implemented structures.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, or a related discipline; an advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, and CPA) is preferred.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of management accounting, finance and Excel.
  • Ability to articulate complex analysis into simple concepts, and develop effective
  • At least 12 years of related experience, with a demonstrated successful P&PM track record in the Chemicals and/or Refining sectors, along with the ability to use of business intelligence tools to perform:
  • Performance analysis, assessment and reporting
  • Financial (IFRS) reporting
  • Business planning/budgeting
  • Business case preparation
  • Project management
  • Financial modelling

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA