Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting, Financial Analyst, Financial Audit
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Makati City, Philippines

  • The Controls Assurance Sr Analyst supports CTE Manager in creating a risk based financial control testing plan for majority of RDS Group financial controls operated by Finance Operations as well as in business. Testing plan should be developed in accordance with a risk based methodology and delivered in line with group Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Financial Control guidelines, as well as in joint consideration with Business facing Qualitative risk factors.
  • Supports The CTE Manager in ensuring the plan is managed and delivered in line with agreed timeframes adhering to SOX attestation requirement and the standard of testing is consistently of a high quality across all process and business and if sought external audit reliance is gained on any internal testing carried out.
  • Performs testing for controls design and operating effectiveness as Line of Defense 2 for Shell.

  • Performs financial control testing for both FO as well as in business, providing independent assessment of control design and operating effectiveness with any key observation or recommendation.
  • Testing coverage includes complex accounting areas, External Auditor - Management Reliance, migration operational readiness tests, RDS and key controls with Control Owners in various Shell locations.
  • Support the CTE Manager in ensuring financial controls are tested and walked through for SOX purposes in line with the agreed plan.
  • Monitor progress of Control testing activities against plan and report regularly on progress to Central Testing Unit Manager
  • Ensures that any deficiencies are appropriately documented in MetricStream and is always kept up to date detailing root causes, deep dives/retrospective reviews performed along with a clear plan for remediation which meets SOX attestation criteria. Ensuring businesses are kept communicated in the investigation and remediation of all controls relevant to their area.
  • Provide Royal Dutch Shell (RDS)/SOX testing service to FO Process leads and for Financial Control Business leads
  • Act as subject matter expert in RDS/SOX testing area
  • Supports other assignment and ad hoc matters as required

  • Graduate in Accountancy/Finance/Economics area
  • Professional qualification in Accountancy/Finance/Audit/Internal Controls field desirable
  • Experience: 2-3 years in internal controls area or audit
  • Experience of planning and executing audits/test/walkthroughs
  • Experience of implementing controls frameworks within the business.
  • Experience in documenting processes and changes within the processes
  • Highly experience in finance functional process with limited audit background/testing skill can still be considered
  • Sox/RDS experience and experience of one or more Financial Processes desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of internal/financial controls, Risk Management, SOX, Audit Standards, Corporate Governance, Accounting & Finance
  • IT literate and solid working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Power Point, Word, Excel)

Work Shift: 3PM-12MN