Finance Advisor

Job Title: Finance Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 128166BR
Job Published: December 13, 2019 15:33

Job Description

Job Description
This is a great opportunity to use your highly developed expertise in finance to help direct our performance and play an active part within Shell’s businesses. With the chance to access positive support and a breadth of experiences to carve your career. 

Where you fit in

As Finance Advisor, Holdings & Insurance, you’ll be sitting within the Corporate Controllers’ team in London, as part of our Centre of Expertise (CoE) for technical accounting, risk management and Group structuring. With your focus on financial management, you’ll be working closely with Finance Operations, as well as with colleagues in Treasury, Tax and Legal. 

What’s the role?

We’ll be looking to you to provide direction across multiple financing activities and businesses. As our ‘voice’ of Finance, you’ll quickly understand and guide on the best solutions that will achieve business objectives, add value and drive effective risk management. With an ever-changing business environment, your excellent insight and experience will be essential to prioritise activities according to opportunity and risk. More specific duties might include:

  • Providing expert accounting advice to project teams to ensure that transactions are appropriately reported and understood.
  • Ensuring an appropriate control framework is in place for risk management. 
  • Maximising the use of Finance Operations in process delivery.
  • Appropriately involving other teams to support financial activities, whilst building overall accountability.

Naturally, you’ll be an expert on technical accounting, supporting direction on a range of technical issues, and helping to implement new financial systems and reporting standards. Your excellent communication skills will be vital to the role, ensuring you effectively articulate value and risks to influence decision making and drive performance whilst also playing an important part in training and giving context to a wide range of stakeholders.

What we need from you

We expect you’ll be a qualified Chartered Accountant, or equivalent, and able to show us how your experience combines excellent and wide-ranging financial management with project management. Beyond your thorough understanding of business functions and objectives, we’re keen to hear from men and women with as many of the following on your CV:  

  • Expertise across the spectrum of Finance competences. 
  • Experience in risk management and corporate structuring would be an advantage.
  • Proven record of continuous improvement.
  • An ability to use analytics and insights to resolve problems, with a view to influencing and supporting the decision-making process and risk management.

Company Description
The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.

Our values

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach. Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with further opportunities

Women’s perspective

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible, appealing and supportive a place for women to work as possible. We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working, which is available to most employees. Like our global and transparent pay policies, backed by a leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme.

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Work Location
London - Shell Centre

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