Treasury and Corporate Finance Manager
This is an integrative Finance leadership role to deliver appropriate Finance support to Shell’s Downstream business and its related joint ventures according to value & risk, directly and indirectly through a direct team and wider Finance.
Where You Fit In?
As Treasury and Corporate Finance Manager, you are expected to lead with strong interfaces with Shell’s Finance Operations (FO) and Center Of Excellence (COE) to support treasury activities, corporate statutory reporting and integrated performance management activities of the South Africa Group of companies. It is a senior finance role in country and works very closely with CFO, Country Chair and CCT in driving business performance and meeting the joint ventures shareholder’s expectation on delivering on the SA business’ priorities. You are expected to engage and interact with Board of Directors, shareholders and related joint venture leads and external stakeholders and banks.
What’s the role?
In this role, you will work closely with various teams in onshore connected finance teams, FO and COE who support SA such as the Legal entity Controllers, IPU Finance advisor, LSR teams, Tax, central treasury, cash management, credit and more and is expected to provide the required market leadership and line of sight support to the teams in FO/COE to the teams and foster a ONE Finance Team.
Finance Managers are the face of Finance to the business and functional lines. They own the delivery of the full range of Finance capability required in Finance functional activities and in independent business decision support. They ensure there is a proper functioning control framework and high-quality performance management system in place.
Your Accountabilities Include:
- Focus on both the internal and external integrated reporting ensuring a robust integrated performance unit reporting, supporting the CFO in performance management of business and reporting to the various stakeholders including the Banks, Boards of Directors, shareholders as required in the shareholder agreements and funding agreements of SDSA and other joint ventures.
- Partner with Group central treasury managers and cash management teams to ensure adequate cash forecasting and provide quality insights into the design and execution of the funding strategies of SDSA. You’re also expected to deliver quality inputs and good business performance insights into annual credit reviews with 7 the corporate large banks that provides corporate funding to SDSA.
- Support the IPU strategic projects as directed by the Country CFO and local leadership team.
- Demonstrate understanding of building and maintaining a strong One-Finance team approach leveraging FO and CoEs, and engaging directly with the business stakeholders and where directed representing finance on some of the IPU business opportunities.
- Acts as the faceof Finance for opportunities or challenges that cuts across the IPU prioritized based on value and risk e.g. driving cost efficiencies, margin performance and cash delivery.
- Delivery of Finance capability required to support a set of clearly defined business outcomes across multiple activities/assets.
What we need from you?
We’re keen to hear from professionals with a qualified Chartered Accountant as accredited by the SAICA, with at least 8 years relevant Post qualification experience.
Beyond that, we’d like to see the following on your CV:
- Well-rounded set of core Finance skills including controls, reporting and accounting, value management, taxation, treasury and performance management-.
- Leadership skills in leading without defined authority of multi located diverse team.
- Thorough understanding of business activities, culture value drivers and risks, and a passion to understand and improve business performance.
- -Ability to effectively distinguish where Finance can make a substantial difference to the business outcomes, based on value and associated risks and priorities accordingly.
- The courage and capability to:
- Remain independent and protect value in business decision making and performance management even when this opposes the prevailing mood in the room.
- Control the amount of demand for work to ensure this is driven by a true need versus a want.
- Ensure discipline in process execution, within both Finance and the business.
- In prioritization make choices and choose not to do work that doesn’t rank on a value and risk basis.
- Provide commercial edge as required.
Shell does not request monetary payments (e.g. insurance policy, visa/work permit, HUET or HSSE training, special job offer, etc.) for employment. Individuals who are interested in opportunities within the Shell Group will find open positions listed on the company websites www.shell.com/careers when available.
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