Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Position Description - Accountabilities:
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with Trading, Commercial Operations, Financial Reporting, and Finance Operations to ensure requirements and expectations as well as issues are captured, understood and acted upon in a timely manner; keep abreast of new and changing business/markets.
  • Ensure that the accounting group has the capability to effectively support the present and future Shell Trading Business and is organized to optimally deliver this support.
  • Help bring alignment across the organization through clear understanding of the key business drivers and the impact of each function on these drivers.
  • Ensure business-linked objectives and metrics are in place for each segment of the accounting group, work closely with the organization to achieve them.
  • Constant view to improve systems and processes with an aim towards elimination of manual data capture, improving reconciliation capabilities and continuing down the path of straight through processing.
  • Assess the company's need to be Sarbanes Oxley compliant in certain areas and then drive the necessary level of compliance.
  • Work with and support the wider team to ensure accuracy of Settlements Process through timely and accurate recognition of expenses and revenue.
  • Additional responsibilities include project management, system upgrades, enhancements, implementations and testing.
  • Support implementation of new business/projects and associated system/process changes.
  • Ability to work with a 'one team mindset' i.e. offshore and onshore together.
  • Manage key stakeholders as appropriate on behalf of the Hydrocarbon organisation.
  • Provide process and process design assurance.
  • Tax and Compliance Reporting.
  • Provide cross training within the Back-Office organisation

  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with Trading, Commercial Operations, Finance Operations, and Financial Reporting to ensure requirements and expectations as well as issues are captured, understood, and acted upon in a timely manner.
  • Dynamic environment with high change management in systems, processes, and people.
  • Recent system implementation that requires many manual workarounds and designing new and evolving processes.
  • Exposure to Power BI would be an added advantage.
  • Must possess ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work in fast-paced Trading environment, handle pressure well and deliver results in critical situations. Multiple trading systems: DEX, ENDUR, SAP, Power BI.

Experience and Qualification required

CA/CMA Qualified Professionals or Semi-Qualified/ Master's degree in Accounting or Finance with hands on experience per industry standards. Excellent Accounting knowledge with strong experience in Accounts Receivables, Payables and books closing aspects. Knowledge on M2M accounting and IFRS concepts would be preferred and an added advantage. Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a short turn-around time involving complexities and competing priorities. Proven ability to work pro-actively and with minimum supervision.