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Finance Planning and Reporting Analyst


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Reference ID R113456 Updated 22/03/2023 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Malaysia Work Location (City) Cyberjaya

The Role

If you like improving and impacting the business with a passion for accounting, reporting and analysis and innovation this could be your chance to make your mark in the energy industry. You will grow in a supportive team working for a significant Shell business, powering the lives of millions and ensuring decisions are made based on accurate, timely and insightful analysis. This role has a strong focus on working together with a multitude dimension of stakeholders, deliver credible business plan, performance appraisal and support the lubricants business in deep dive analysis and projects, which requires a solid understanding of the value drivers of the business and the overall value chain.

Where you fit in
Global Lubricants is the world’s #1 lubricants supplier. We bring the Shell purpose of powering progress to life by producing the world’s best lubricants, driven by impeccable quality, clean innovation, and a customer-first focus. The role has a strong focus on commercial driven analysis that requires solid understanding of the value drivers of the marketing business and the overall value chain.   

What’s the role?
The key responsibility of the role is to provide decision making support to Business, Engineering & Supply Chain and Finance Community by providing them with insightful analysis and Management Information.

Key responsibility includes:

  • Prepare and coordinate monthly financial performance analysis for the Global Lubricants Leadership team.
  • Appraisal of business performance including cost management against Plan and Latest Estimates, provide insights for business decision support.
  • Participate in the annual business planning exercise, partner with Business, Regional and Downstream PAR stakeholders in building a credible and ambitious plan.   
  • Support Quarterly Business Appraisal, participate in the preparation of appraisal packs and liaison with Regional PARs in producing quality analysis to support EVP/ VP reviews.
  • Support projects, strategic analysis, and ad-hoc analysis support, including benchmarking exercise.

What we need from you?
You will inspire people to make changes that will have a direct impact on our success. Furthermore, you will have:

Stakeholder management:
1. Proactively manages relationships with Lubes Business Partners.
2. Primary focal for monthly consolidated performance appraisal with DSPAR,

Margins and Cash Flow appraisal focal point and the coordinator for global survey.

3. Manage wider stakeholders with Regional Lubricants PARs, Finance Processes, Controllers & Group reporting.
4. Support senior business partners in projects and ad-hoc analysis.

Skills and Requirements:
Finance graduate with a Professional degree in Finance/semi-qualified professionals with 8+ years of experience in Accounting, MI & Reporting, Budgeting & Financial modelling. Proven effective engagement and influencing skills. Applicants are required to possess strong knowledge and prior work experiences in the area of business Planning and Appraisal.

Special challenges:
1. Provide quality finance support while building and maintaining a network of effective relationships with business teams, local and global finance, controllers and other relevant partners.
2. Ability & desire to challenge and question current practices to ensure best fit delivery of robust MI.
3. Working effectively in a virtual environment and manage multiple stakeholders simultaneously.
4. Act as SME & coordinator for Global Lubes internal reporting tools (Ie. LAMP), ability to support the Global Lubricants R&A community on upskilling exercise where required.
5. Work effectively across different levels in the organization, and able to handle complex scenario leading to agreed solution.
6. Strong commercial acumen, with ability to provide insightful analysis and narratives to help business leaders in decision support.

  • Company Description  

Shell Business Operations (SBO) is a chain of operational centers that form an integral part of Royal Dutch Shell. We influence business development for Shell globally, enabling the work of 93,000 employees in over 70 countries across the world.

SBO Kuala Lumpur is home to 11 different functions that support Shell within the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Middle East region. Housing more than 2000 employees, SBO Kuala Lumpur is focused on driving excellent corporate performance that enable Shell to operate in a global competitive and ever-changing business environment.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Kuala Lumpur is focused on driving excellent corporate performance in Contracting and Procurement, Creative Solutions, Customer Operations, Finance Operations, Human Resource, Information Technology, Legal Operations, Retail Centre of Excellence, Supply Chain, Technical Asset Operation and Upstream Transformation. We enable Shell to operate in a global-competitive and ever-changing business environment.

  • 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 & Progressive 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.

  • 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. Our CARE benefits are mindfully curated to promote Eco Living, overall Wellbeing, Personal Growth and Caring for our loved ones.

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.

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