Downstream Finance Analyst
6d ago

Purpose :

The R&A Accountant will focus on operational excellence in the delivery of their process responsibilities. They will build a deep knowledge of the outputs required and ways of working to deliver these, along with the tools and systems that are an integral enabler of the process.

They will work collaboratively with colleagues in R&A and their peers from other processes where operational excellence or data integrity impacts on the R&A delivery.

The role will have a mix of deliverables between complex accounting and reporting activities. Ensuring 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.

This could be through automation of systems or manual interventions

Accountabilities :

Complete all assigned complex process activities (General Leger, Group Reporting, Management Information, Fixed assets, Statutory and other) in a timely and accurate manner

Provide support to other team members on complex issues using knowledge and experience

Provide expertise to FO and non FO stakeholders : GFRM / IFRS subject matter expert

Participate and leads R&A process projects across various locations

Initiate and lead process improvements

Resolve and escalate issues timely and effectively

Comply with team, centre, process and global policies and procedures

Manage effectively interfaces with FO and non FO stakeholders, build end to end perspective

SOAR owner / supervisor role

Ensure operational and design effectiveness of the controls within areas of responsibility

Control owner / control operator (RDS, FCM, business) Special Challenges / requirements :

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


  • R&A Accountants support Group Reporting, Controllers and Finance Managers in their work for the Shell Downstream business.
  • R&A Accountant will have close interaction with the various stakeholders within FO (inside and outside R&A), Group Reporting as well as various class of business.

  • Subordinates : none
  • The successful candidate will have experience of Accounting, Financial Controls, Reporting and Analysis.

    We Look for :

  • Must be part qualified accountant, or qualified by experience.
  • Thorough understanding of financial and management accounting.
  • Extensive understanding of UK & US GAAP and IFRS accounting Standards and reporting requirements.
  • Prior experience of and willingness to have hands-on involvement in the day-to day financial activities.
  • Analytical, systems / process and accounting skills, with the ability to recognize underlying issues and develop appropriate resolutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • CI mind set, able to identify ESSA opportunities and manage change.
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    to-Delivery, and Contracting and Procurement. We enable Shell to operate in a global-competitive and ever-changing business environment.

    A career in Shell will offer you remarkable opportunities for growth, true experience across different business areas and the tools you need to discover and develop your skills within the energy industry.

    We’re looking for qualified individuals with the drive to create significant business impact, as well as to collaborate with a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds.

    If you are a great team player, possess superior communication skills and problem solving abilities, join us and see the impact that you can make across our global business.

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