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.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a specialist to join Capital Programs & Contracting Compliance Department within Controller’s.  Controller’s is a part of the Finance business line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Sr. Vice President of Finance, Strategy & Development.

The department is responsible for providing controllership, financial advisory, and decision support for items related to Saudi Aramco’s Capital Program and individual Expenditure Requests in addition to provide advisory role for assessing Saudi Aramco projects in terms of contract procurement and claims. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the project life, from Business Plan through Post Project Appraisal.  This will also include activities related to reviewing projects proposed for the Capital Budget, to ensure validity of business case and compliance with Company policies. The review of projects proposed for funding, to ensure validity of business case and compliance with Company policies. Participating in Saudi Aramco’s gated project review process while performing analysis post project completion, to ensure the project objectives were met, and identify opportunities for improvement, including lessons learned. And conducting special studies as and when required. 



You will be required to perform the following:


Review, analyze and provide comments on new projects proposed for inclusion in the Business Plan.

Review, analyze and provide comments on capital projects proposed for funding actions.

Represent Controller’s on various project gate reviews.

Represent Controller’s review of capital projects prior to funding. 

Review complex questions related to capital projects and prepare and present recommendations to Controller’s management.

Provide policy and project funding guidance as required. 

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports as required.

Perform detailed analysis of post project performance and present to management.

Education & Experience Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, or engineering, and a professional certification is desirable, for example, a CPA, ACCA, or a CFA.  A graduate degree in business administration or a related field is desirable. 


A minimum of ten years relevant experience is desirable in a variety of industries, which may include experiences in financial analysis, project evaluations, project controls, and process/change management, or strategy/management consulting.  In addition, leadership skills and SAP or equivalent ERP systems experiences, are highly desirable. 


Other relevant qualities and experiences to be considered include:


Significant experience within one or more industries, which may allow you to be considered a subject matter expert in that industry.

Ability to establish personal credibility with various internal clients, and demonstrated excellent interpersonal and engagement skills.

A team player able to work across business lines to add value, and achieve team objectives.

An ability to plan and coordinate your own workload and meet deadlines.

You will be expected to demonstrate strategy, corporate finance, and accounting skills, including the ability to evaluate industry and individual company information.

Able to work with minimal supervision.

Possess demonstrated project management skills and ability to offer logical and innovative solutions to complex client issues.

A willingness to travel as required.


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.


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.