Reporting Analyst

Posted about 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Basra, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is looking to hire a Reporting Analyst for an international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a financial or business analyst in Oil Industry and must be fluent in English.


To ensure the ‘reporting analyst is also responsible for managing submissions for all reports and the ability to determine the best use of resources to achieve business objectives.


  • Design business analysis and data recording systems for use throughout the department
  • Maintain databases and perform updates as necessary to ensure accuracy
  • Regularly examine data reports to locate and resolve mistakes throughout
  • Accurately analyse and collect data for various types of business reports
  • Create business reports that provide insight into key data points
  • Communicate the results of data analysis in written and verbal form to managers
  • Support various departments, including marketing and sales, in reaching their goals through analysis


  • Internal: All Departments
  • External: Auditors or Sub-contractors, as per the job requirements and C&B instructions


Minimum Qualifications:

  • As a reporting analyst, you must have a bachelor's degree in business, finance, information systems or a related field
  • Should also have advanced skills in SQL and Microsoft Excel, among other software programs. However, no formal certification is required for these
  • In addition to technical skills, reporting analysts needs to have the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time well. The ability to effectively communicate the results of your analysis is critical

Minimum Experience:

  • One to three years of experience as a financial or business analyst
  • Experience in SAP, object-oriented programming and other data analysis programs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and prioritize projects to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use SQL and Microsoft Excel to create pivot tables, graphs and charts
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to help solve business problems and make decisions
  • Tendency to pay close attention to small details that could impact results

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Analytical skills that allow for the development of data-driven reports
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively relate data to co-workers
  • General knowledge of business operations, objectives, strategies, process and information flow


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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