Shell Finance Advisor UK in Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Finance Advisor UK
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Finance Advisors serve as the face of Finance for opportunities or challenges prioritised based on value and risk. They are responsible for the delivery of Finance capability required to support a set of clearly defined business outcomes across multiple activities/assets.
The Finance Advisor will for a variety of activities/opportunities assigned to them by the Pool (Finance) Manager based on Value/Risk (e.g. control frameworks concerns, performance management system issues, large investments, complex contracts) depending on the requirements, of the specific activity.
The Finance Advisor, in this case, will spend the majority of his or her role as Finance support for offshore assets, decommissioning and restoration projects and the finance focal point for strategic contracts and supply chain activities.
Deliver the full suite of Finance support (including tax, treasury, accounting and structuring) autonomously and coordinate the involvement of Centre of Expertise (CoEs) above pre-agreed thresholds.
Independently ensure that a proper functioning control framework is in place and that risks are properly understood, reflected and managed.
Independently ensure value and risks are made transparent and understood in both decision making and in performance management.
A fit for purpose performance management system is in place
In activities where Finance Operations and Business act together to deliver, lead/initiate structural improvement projects and leaves the accountability for delivery with the accountable people.
Actively look for opportunities to reduce non value adding Finance activity (“demand management”).
Maximise use of Finance Operations in delivery of processes.
Finance Advisors, as part of a pool supporting the business:
Work on various opportunities across multiple activities/assets and prioritised based on value and risk, and professional development.
Will on specific projects/transactions work with business stakeholders to work as the voice of Finance to deliver as “One Finance” with the (CoE) and Finance Operations.
Acts across organisational boundaries as required in the specific activity.
Support Business to manage an operating cost budget of >$0.5bln and deliver cashflows of >$1b
Competitive Market Rate
February 10, 2020
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Controlling and Accounting
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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.
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SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
The Finance Advisor will have:
Experience across the spectrum of Finance competences.
Ability to gain the confidence of various internal and external parties building on strong knowledge and understanding of the business drivers, value and risk.
Maturity and authority to decide when to involve CoEs and effectively play the independent Finance role.
Problem solving mindset with the courage to ensure professional financial rigor is applied to commercial decision-making process and risk management bringing analytics and insights to the table.
Project management skills and flexibility given the support across multiple activities/assets.
Ability to rapidly understand the specific business or function context for which activities in the pool concept are linked to.
EXPERIENCE & FINANCIAL QUALIFICATION REQUIRED
Finance professional with minimum 10 years experience
CIMA or ACCA qualified with at least 5 years post qualification experience (PQE)
Finance experience in an Upstream Oil&Gas operational environment is a must
International experience with financial management and governance structure of Upstream Oil&Gas operatorship and joint operations
Experience of working internationally and understanding of working in different cultures
Experience of leading Finance Operations organisation
Experience with Oil&Gas strategic contract management and procurement
Can demonstrates stakeholder management skills for internal and external stakeholders
Can demonstrates courage to influence the business by bringing analytics and insights to the table, speaking up about risks and opportunities
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels throughout the organization
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