British finance professional, based in Zug (Zurich)
Brad started his career in the UK and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in public practice. He has twenty years experience working in finance role across the oil and industrial gases industry. Brad has worked as a leader of control teams, specializing in integration or divestiture project management (finance stream), business controlling and reporting, and business process improvement.
Recent assignments have included the transition of the upstream finance function for an indigenous west African operator, joint venture accounting (Addax Petroleum), Authorization for Expenditure process improvement project (Addax Petroleum), and performance systems consulting (project scheduling) for BP.
Within Metscooil, Brad leads the offerings around Upstream CFO – interim for finance or upstream finance function creation. Specifically:
All management and financial reporting tasks
Budgeting, capex and cash flow forecasting
Joint ventures/PSC accounting, JV audits
Due diligence, financial screenings for new ventures
Fair value purchase price allocation exercises
Impairment reviews of E&E expenditure, and licence acquisition costs/allocated premiums
Well cost accounting, cost and performance management
Process improvements e.g. automate AFE approvals, systems implementation
Develop and implement corporate policies e.g. capital expenditure, pre-drill
Team building, recruitment
Tailored technical accounting training courses
Assistance with data room creation