Company: Shell
Skills: Financial Analyst
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Kraków, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

The Role:

The role is mainly focused on financial reporting activities along with complex accounting. He/she will ensure business transactions are accounted either automatically or manually in line with the Standard Global Processes as well as Shell and External accounting guidelines or to build accounted numbers into standard reports.

Principal accountabilities:
  • Group Reporting,
  • Management Information Reporting,
  • Statutory Reporting support,
  • Preparation of commentaries and variance analysis to Financial Statements,
  • Financial Statement review,
  • Provide support on complex accounting issues,
  • Provide expertise to stakeholders on Group Accounting Standards and IFRS matters,
  • Act as first point of escalation for process related items within team, resolving or escalating issues timely and effectively,
  • Participate / lead Reporting and Analysis process projects across various locations,
  • Initiate and lead process improvements,
  • Comply with team, Shell Business Operations, process and global policies and procedures,
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliation (owner/supervisor role),
  • Ensure operational and design effectiveness of the controls over financial reporting within areas of responsibility
  • Build trust and confidence in cooperation within Finance Operations
  • Exceptionally strong team-working across the process area is essential
  • Cooperation with multiple stakeholders
  • Necessity to constantly update knowledge within finance
  • Work in process heavily loaded towards deadlines

  • strong background in accounting and reporting, an accounting degree is preferred (ACCA,CIMA or equivalent),
  • above 5 years' experience in finance, accounting area,
  • ability to translate contracts into accounting notes / notes for file,
  • ability to quickly familiarize to new business,
  • excellent analytical and problem solving , presentation and communication skills
  • adherence to processes, policies and procedures
  • service minded with a pro-active attitude
  • ability to work with virtual teams, across cultures and time zones
  • ability to achieve results through influencing and motivating others
  • ability to work in a rapidly changing and demanding environment
  • excellent communication skills as well as interpersonal and relationship building skills