Finance Advisor Holdings Job at Shell – Shell, WY


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July 7, 2021

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Experienced Professionals

Job Description

Where you fit in The Finance Advisor Holdings is a key role in the UK Controllers team providing financial expertise and core capabilities in the financial management of Shell’s critical holding companies. The role has a wide range of interfaces into the Holding and Treasury organisation including Tax, Legal, Treasury and Finance Operations. The role provides experience in a set of core finance competences, including accounting and reporting, GRA and stakeholder management, which are critical to building a finance career. As Finance Advisor Holdings, 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 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
  • Legal entity controller responsibility of key holding company accounts (both group and statutory)
  • Maximising the use of Finance Operations in process delivery and supporting knowledge transfer and competency build as more LEC work is transitioned
  • Ensuring an appropriate control framework is in place for risk management
  • Appropriately involving other teams to support financial activities, whilst building overall accountability.
  • Providing expert Finance Advisor support across a wide range of connected areas such as risk management and group structuring. You’ll be knowledgeable in technical accounting, supporting direction on a range of technical issues, and helping to implement new financial structures 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 to be a qualified Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) and demonstrate experience of wide-ranging financial management with project management. Beyond your thorough understanding of business functions and objectives, we’re keen to hear from applicants with many of the following on their CV:
  • Expertise across the spectrum of Finance competences
  • Experience in risk management and corporate structuring would be an advantage
  • A 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 Candidates will build the following finance competencies through this role:
  • Accounting & Reporting
  • Business Performance Management
  • Corporate Treasury
  • Finance process Excellence
  • Financial Controls
  • Governance & Assurance
  • Risk Management
  • Value Management COMPANY DESCRIPTION Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors. An innovative place to work There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change. Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently. An inclusive place to work To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.
  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application. A rewarding place to work Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice. We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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