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Reference ID R26750 Updated 20/04/2021 Employment Type null Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Poland City/State Krakow Work Location Krakow

The Role

Purpose:


As Financial Controller, you’ll play a key role in the management of a Legal Entity/venture by ensuring quality financial reporting and compliance and delivering insightful analysis to support performance management of the business. You’ll work collaboratively with colleagues in Reporting and Analysis (R&A) alongside business and functional stakeholders to ensure processes are executed efficiently and to a high standard and support continual improvement agenda. If you have strong accounting, process and financial controls background and are keen to develop further in a dynamic environment, this could be the opportunity to make your mark in the energy industry:


Accountabilities: 


•    Oversee period close ensuring financial statements are materially accurate prior to submission to group
•    Accountable for timely, high quality internal and external reporting, including Group Reporting submissions, Management Information, Fixed assets, Statutory + ad hoc reporting
•    Review investment proposals, determine accounting impact and translate into clear accounting notes 
•    GFRM / IFRS subject matter expert 
•    Ensure activities are conducted in line with Shell frameworks and policies, as well as external and local legislation
•    Ensure operational and design effectiveness of the controls within areas of responsibility
•    Support performance management discussions, delivering and presenting insightful analysis to key stakeholders
•    Take lead in managing stakeholder relationships including tax, legal, finance, business and IT
•    Support audits including statutory, joint venture partner and Shell internal audits
•    Actively contribute to improvement agenda, by identifying potential process improvements and supporting/leading process improvement projects


Requirements:


The successful candidate should have the following experience and skills:
•    Have a strong background in financial accounting, reporting and controls with 5+ years’ experience in relevant roles
•    Have a proven ability to execute processes whilst ensuring appropriate compliance to at all levels in the Organisation 
•    Be able to translate complex data into insightful analysis, understandable to both financial and non-financial stakeholders;
•    Independently manage workload and prioritise appropriately to meet deadlines
•    Continuous Improvement mind set and openness to embrace change;
•    Strong communication and stakeholder management skills and able to achieve results through influencing others;
•    Ability to work in a rapidly changing and demanding environment
•    An accounting degree or relevant professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA)

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