Primary Purpose of
the Job (Finance Mandate)
To provide client with the professional compliance
management support that contributes towards the achievement of the company’s
strategic objectives. This includes advice and guidance on all aspects of
compliance awareness, management and control matters.
The incumbent has a key role in shaping and maintaining a
fit-for-purpose and responsive risk strategy and framework that meets client’s
current and future corporate and project plans. Key responsibilities include:
Develop and implement a risk-based compliance
monitoring programme, identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting all
material compliance risks.
Ensure that compliance procedures, systems and
controls are up-to-date and effective.
Maintain a thorough understanding of relevant
regulatory requirements to provide advice and guidance to senior managers
enabling them to implement compliant policies and procedures.
Contribute to discussions on new business
activities providing compliance expertise and advice ensuring regulatory
requirements can be met and dealing with conflicts of interest.
Provide regular training to employees on
compliance matters, including internal policies and procedures, the application
of standards and guidelines, and relevant laws and regulatory requirements,
promoting and enhancing a strong compliance culture.
Provide essential input as a senior member of
management and credibly challenge the management of current issues and the
development and implementation of strategy.
As a senior member of the CFO team, assist in
the recruitment, coaching and development of direct and indirect reports
Identify & drive improvement initiatives to
reduce duplication and achieve simplification and standardisation, where
Represent client, where applicable with third
parties (e.g. regulatory authorities, asset/venture partners) to maintain and
enhance client’s relationships, visibility and reputation.
Recognised professional qualification (e.g. CA),
university degree (covering accounting, finance, law and tax) or equivalent
At least 10 years knowledge and experience of
best practice compliance management and governance frameworks, methodologies
and emerging practice
Knowledge of energy investment projects and
Proven analytical and communication skills
Strong cultural awareness and proven ability to
operate, lead and influence in culturally diverse environment
A ‘can do’ attitude and ability to perform in
Senior client management
External parties (including other Shareholders,
Banks, Auditors, Consultants)
Client and its subsidiaries; Client and its
The incumbent must:
Be able to communicate and operate effectively
at all levels of the organisation, regardless of seniority, discipline or
Have the ability and experience to develop
credible and sustainable relationships with client/JV representatives and
affiliated organisations, oil and gas industry companies, investment banks,
third party advisors, suppliers and contractors as part of investment or
Be able to analyse and interpret complex
financial information and promote appropriate assessment and action
The incumbent must ensure that all tax related
information and associated activities meets and contributes to client’s
international business objectives