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Sr. Specialist - Upstr. Revenue Acc

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Reference ID R148404 Updated 05/12/2024
Finance
India
Chennai
N/A

JOB PURPOSE:

The Upstream Revenue Accounting Senior Specialist role is responsible for managing the Revenue Accounting activities which encompasses

  • High-level Validation of Revenue, Royalty covering gas / oil / condensate related recordings

  • Involved in activities related to revenue set-up of new fields / wells and review for compliance in line with applicable contracts

  • Conducts audits of Revenue records to ensure proper documentation is maintained to evidence those controls are operating effectively as required for SoX Compliance

  • Acting as Liaison / Interface between various groups (Volume, Commercial, Pricing, 3rd Parties, Transportation, Regulatory Affairs & FiTB) for new / ongoing issues

  • Ensure integrity of account data through Status of Accounts and Reporting Compliance

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES & KEY CHALLENGES :

The Senior Specialist must be familiar with aspects of revenue accounting and have an understanding of the various issues impacting the industry. The Senior Specialist must be able to make recommendations for process improvements as well as control enhancements. The Senior Specialist must also be able to troubleshoot most problems or issues that arise on his / her own.

This position is responsible for working with key stakeholders in other departments, including, but not limited to, Joint Venture, Commercials Operations, Hydrocarbon allocation  and related Financial Representatives. The Senior Specialist must be able to make recommendations for process improvements as well as control enhancements and must also be able to troubleshoot most problems or issues that arise.

  • Process monthly invoices and accounting to Gas, SIE, SIP etc

  • Review of monthly invoices related to Oil

  • Review of monthly flux analysis, provide necessary business commentary, Perform high-level validation of revenue, royalty and other related recordings

  • Monitor internal control processes for revenue and royalty recording and reporting - monthly closing, status of accounts, reporting compliance; maintain internal control framework for team

  • Work with JV Auditors, EY and SIA to assess compliance activity; address special requests from various internal and external organizations

  • Work with Asset Business Groups and Financial Reps to develop/maintain a high level of satisfaction in work production, information management and reporting

  • Ensure that processes are fit for purpose and that simplification and standardization become the ways of working.

  • Participate in upcoming systems implementation & cut-over activities

Leadership

  • The incumbent will be accountable for co-owing the business outcomes. It is expected that there is clearer roles and responsibilities for self and the team.

  • Ability to independently analyze and troubleshoot basic process and system issues that arise, make adjustments and corrections as needed and within delegated authorities and responsibilities.  If actions are needed that are not within the desk scope or authority, bring solutions to appropriate level needed for handling

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with other organizations

  • Ability to communicate with Shell business partner representatives in a professional manner

  • Ability to establish ongoing relationships with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of expectations

Other Responsibilities / Additional Comments

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Business stakeholders

  • Collaborate across boundaries to solve root causes

  • Excellent communication skills in dealing with Business partners

  • Able to troubleshoot problems or issues and know when to escalate to the Team Lead

  • The incumbent is required to have excellent problem resolution skills, strong interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to understand the end-to-end business processes

KEY EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's/College Degree holder (Finance/Accounting)

  • 6-8 years of experience in related accounting processes or upstream background

  • experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is highly recommended.

  • Previous work experience in a SAP environment is an added advantage.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence others through effective communications and provide the necessary challenge to Line Management

  • Able to gain confidence of leaders and/or stakeholders

  • Able to handle multiple priorities

  • Strong customer focus and commitment to continuous improvement

  • Effective time management and organizational skills and able to independently set priorities

  • Able to adapt to new or changing circumstances and ambiguous or pressured situations

KEY LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

  • Act with personal integrity and transparency

  • Curious, eager to learn and express own view with humility

  • Resilient under pressure

  • Apply innovative approaches

  • Make timely decisions based on sufficient information

  • Establish strong working relationships with individual stakeholders

  • Build trust and cooperation beyond immediate team

  • Deploy a range of communication and influencing styles

  • Take personal accountability to ensure timely delivery of commitments

  • Identify and implement solutions to achieve continuous improvement

ADDITIONAL GENERAL COMMENTS:

  • Role requires knowledge of many different facets of oil & gas accounting and production with regulatory obligations, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in changing business applications

  • Manage multiple priorities, from an administrative and operational perspective, ensuring successful and timely completion of assignments

  • Technical skills - Advanced Microsoft Excel, BW and MS Access

  • SAP Knowledge

  • Control framework

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