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Senior Commercial Analyst

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Date: 06-Aug-2019

Location: Perth, AU

Company: Woodside Energy Ltd

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 team.


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 a range of business decisions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role will provide you with the opportunity to undertake detailed financial and commercial analysis across our base business as well as growth projects. Applying your analytical and problem-solving skills you will have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of our projects and support the business deliver its strategy. You will get exposure to the full lifecycle of project developments where your regular responsibilities will include:

  • Guiding opportunity framing for new investment decisions
  • Developing and using economic models (primarily using Microsoft Excel) to support the analysis
  • Performing valuation analysis to support major investment decisions and commercial negotiations
  • Identifying and clearly communicating analytical insights to add value and inform the direction of the business
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams and managing diverse stakeholders
  • Supporting functional excellence initiatives to improve efficiency and quality of analysis
  • Coaching and supporting junior and graduate Analysts
Skills & Experience:

We are looking for experienced analysts, so you are probably in a similar role currently and will be at a level where you can work autonomously with minimal guidance or direction.
You will have a Tertiary degree qualification in Accounting, Finance or other related discipline. Exposure to Energy industry for a considerable part of your career is highly desirable.

You will have an in depth understanding of valuation methodologies and value drivers, including discounted cash flow, risk analysis and corporate financial analysis as well as knowledge of oil and gas fiscal regimes.

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 an increasingly inclusive and diverse company. We want all Woodsiders to feel safe in bringing their whole selves to work and confident they will get a fair go.


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Applications Close Saturday 7th September 2019 at 11:59pm AWST.

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