Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Krakow, Poland


Key individual contributor role in UK Upstream Reporting and Controlling team with the exposure on senior stakeholders, responsible for the controlling and accounting for UK Upstream business. Senior Financial Controller will perform financial controlling and accounting activities, including Group, statutory and tax reporting, reserves review, accounting papers and guidelines. She/he will work collaboratively with R&A UK Upstream community, Finance in the Business, Tax, Treasury, colleagues in R&A and peers from other processes. The role will have a mix of deliverables including the controlling and reporting activities.


UK is a core Shell asset, covering the entire Exploration and Production cycle with multiple ventures and legal entities. Energy Transition agenda is on the top of the ongoing activities. The scope of this job creates the unique opportunity for the individual looking for development in Upstream finance, reporting and appraisal.


Advise on the accounting transactions

Prepare Financial Unusual document (FUN), GARP, accounting policy dispensations

Divestments (contingent consideration, post-completion rights and obligations)

Impairment assessment and other business valuations (Group, Statutory, Treasury)

Fixed Assets accounting advice on the complex transactions, including decommissioning

Cash Flow and Working Capital analysis, Non-Cash Adjustment (NCA) advice

Analysis of the quarterly variances

Lease accounting and controlling

Reserves annual and quarterly review

Legal Entity Controller's activities

Statutory Reporting and audit

Improvement agenda (process improvements)


Background in Accounting, Controlling, Financial Controls, Reporting and Analysis

IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) knowledge

Ability to translate business context into the accounting transactions and reporting

Ability to translate contracts into accounting notes, and swiftly familiarize to new business topics

Analytical, problem solving and presentation skills

Pro-active attitude to work with virtual and natural teams across cultures

Influencing skills

Communication and presentation skills, and interpersonal relationship building

Ability to work in a changing environment