Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Krakow, Poland


Purpose:

As Financial Controller, you'll play a key role in the management of a Legal Entity/venture by ensuring quality financial reporting and compliance and delivering insightful analysis to support performance management of the business. You'll work collaboratively with colleagues in Reporting and Analysis (R&A) alongside business and functional stakeholders to ensure processes are executed efficiently and to a high standard and support continual improvement agenda. If you have strong accounting, process and financial controls background and are keen to develop further in a dynamic environment, this could be the opportunity to make your mark in the energy industry:

Accountabilities:
• Oversee period close ensuring financial statements are materially accurate prior to submission to group
• Accountable for timely, high quality internal and external reporting, including Group Reporting submissions, Management Information, Fixed assets, Statutory + ad hoc reporting
• Review investment proposals, determine accounting impact and translate into clear accounting notes
• GFRM / IFRS subject matter expert
• Ensure activities are conducted in line with Shell frameworks and policies, as well as external and local legislation
• Ensure operational and design effectiveness of the controls within areas of responsibility
• Support performance management discussions, delivering and presenting insightful analysis to key stakeholders
• Take lead in managing stakeholder relationships including tax, legal, finance, business and IT
• Support audits including statutory, joint venture partner and Shell internal audits
• Actively contribute to improvement agenda, by identifying potential process improvements and supporting/leading process improvement projects

Requirements:

The successful candidate should have the following experience and skills:
• Have a strong background in financial accounting, reporting and controls with 5+ years' experience in relevant roles
• Have a proven ability to execute processes whilst ensuring appropriate compliance to at all levels in the Organisation
• Be able to translate complex data into insightful analysis, understandable to both financial and non-financial stakeholders;
• Independently manage workload and prioritise appropriately to meet deadlines
• Continuous Improvement mind set and openness to embrace change;
• Strong communication and stakeholder management skills and able to achieve results through influencing others;
• Ability to work in a rapidly changing and demanding environment
• An accounting degree or relevant professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA)