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Reference ID R2683 Updated 19/11/2020 Employment Type Full time Experience level Early Careers
Country United States of America City/State Houston Work Location Houston

The Role

What’s the role?

The Lease Admin Analyst provides support, and work directly with, Onshore Lease Crude Trading, external crude 0il 0perators and other Operations teams within the Shell Trading & Supply Organization.  The main responsibilities are working directly with Lease Traders to ensure all required components of deals (new and deal amendments) are captured and entered in IT systems per Deal Trade Policy. All while ensuring the correctness of master data setups for leases and further life-cycle maintenance therefore of, contract drafting and troubleshooting with internal and external counterparties.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Crude Onshore Lease Traders, Trade Analysts, Contract Review Analysts, other internal Operations teams and third-party owner/operators to provide real time E2E commercial deal & crude lease support.

  • Trade deal capture and entry for new and existing lease deals, and associated master data, in the Lease Purchases System (LPS) per Commercial Deal Trade Policy, Legal, and Regulatory requirements.

  • Draft new contracts, and amendments to existing contracts, in Management of Contracts and Confirmations (MCC) system, for further dispatching to 3rd party contract holders, per team metric targets.

  • Perform LPS monthly Closing duties which requires overtime work during business workdays 5-10.

  • Ensure that the oil volume allocations are processed accurately and timely in LPS according to monthly close schedule.

  • Coordinate and processes out-of-cycle payments for lease royalty interest owners.

  • Work with Severance Tax team to action business referrals per established SLA.

  • Work in conjunction with Commercial and Lease Division Order (DO) Teams to execute assignments per established process.

  • Work with DO Team to resolve discrepancies that have aged and require further investigation, at times requiring the retrieval and research of historical system data and records.

  • Work with external Owner/Operator inquiries, often requiring further research and coordinating with other Commercial and Operations teams within metric targets.

  • Add commercial value and prevent profit leakage through existing processes and process improvements where applicable.

  • Action and resolve Debit Balances per team metric targets.

  • Ensure that records are maintained in in accordance to GRM standards.

  • Maintain compliance with all Shell policies, manual of authorities and SOX controls.

  • Ensure that all contracts and master data accurately reflect the agreed commercial terms and are accurately and timely maintained in deal capture systems.

  • Maintain a complete electronic record incorporating contracts, documents and amendments.

  • Provide leave coverage for other Lease Admin Analysts.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of crude Lease Administration experience.

  • Solid knowledge in and skill interpreting components of lease deals.

  • Attention to detail, possess a strong work ethic, good interpersonal and written skills, strong team working skills, results focused, self-motivated and thrive in a busy work environment.

  • Sound understanding of related roles in the organization, including Commercial, Operations, other support functions and will be required to understand the end-to-end Crude business.

  • Capable of managing a high volume of complex data and be able to generate reports to meet business requirements, arrive at root causes of problems and implement resolutions.

  • Ability to work autonomously, develop resolutions and implement best practices with minimal supervision.

  • Enthusiastic to take on additional projects outside of specific role.

  • Able to work beyond normal business hours during monthly close and at times of increased commercial business.

  • Must have following systems knowledge and a strong learning aptitude for new systems in business related applications and tools:

  • Lease Purchase System (LPS), Manage Contracts & Confirmations (MCC), Endur, Qlikview, Salesforce.

  • Technical capabilities will be considered.

We are interested in attracting people to our business who share our core working values of honesty, integrity and have respect for others.  We also want those who can build on our business vision, are prepared to accept accountability and can achieve great results through teamwork.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Work under time pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple activities.

  • Handle a high volume of transactions in an efficient and accurate manner.

  • Effectively communicate, influence key stakeholders, and strengthen team working relationships in order to deliver on enterprise-first goals.

  • Attain understanding of related roles in the organization, including Scheduling, Inventory, Ticketing and Lease Administration.

  • Develop in the role to the point of identifying and driving optimization opportunities in regards to both productivity and risk mitigation.

  • Incorporate Shell's five behavioral imperatives into daily work ethic (External Focus, Commercial Mindset, Delivery, Speed and Simplicity).

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

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 participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
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