Petroleum Economist / Fiscal Modeller in London, United Kingdom

at IHS Markit
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 11, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Petroleum Economist / Fiscal Modeller functions as a member of Vantage asset valuation team to develop oil and gas assets’ specific models, techniques and capabilities for valuations of upstream and midstream investments.

Key Responsibilities:
Act as a subject matter expert of fiscal, economic and financial analysis of upstream assets and related midstream segments. Develop stand-alone project level as well as portfolio and company level consolidated models. Ensure that the breadth and coverage of IHS Markit fiscal models covers all types and locations of properties as assigned. Provide advice on functionalities that should be extended to provide high quality fiscal analysis of international assets
Work in close co-operation with Vantage content experts and provide directions as required with regards to understanding of what type of results and analysis the customers want to see
Provide expert support to business development / sales, management and Vantage colleagues for marketing of Vantage, securing and retaining clients. Be the go-to person for international fiscal analysis with thought-provoking, qualitative and quantitative deliverables in the form of excel based models, written reports and client facing events. Interact with clients through answering inquiries and delivering presentations
Ensure that deliverables provide high-quality client-specific analysis. Respond to clients’ deliverables-related questions of various complexity in assigned geographical regions by providing deep subject matter expertise and timely insight and judgement to address questions and/or refer questions to senior level staff in a timely manner to provide customer delight in situations of one-on-one client needs
Continuously develop expertise in a particular/designated practice or focus area and expand knowledge into related fields/disciplines by actively contributing to above listed activities and pursing activities/work in various disciplines and staying abreast of current/hot topics and contributing to written/published products to broaden and build upon subject matter knowledge
Essential Requirements:
At least a bachelor’s degree or studies towards a chartered qualification in economics, finance, tax, accountancy or law is a must; first degree in a technical / numerical discipline will be an advantage
At least some experience in a similar role within the oil and gas industry and with ether oil and gas operator, consulting, advisory, or financial institution
Hands on experience of building Excel based fiscal models for valuation of oil and gas upstream and midstream assets
Highly numerical and analytical with expert level proficiency in Excel and VBA coding; knowledge of other programming languages will be an advantage
Good knowledge of oil and gas upstream fiscal terms, principals of tax consolidations and valuation techniques
Good knowledge of petroleum economics, international petroleum contracts, corporate finance and accounting principles
Knowledge of / experience with oil and gas industry economic modelling tools is a plus
An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered
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