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Reference ID R26846 Updated 20/04/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Early Careers
Country Poland City/State Krakow Work Location Krakow

The Role

A Financial Specialist is responsible for ensuring operational excellence and process compliance as well as maintaining a high quality control framework, identifying the areas for improvement and automation, but also presenting the ideas to solve a problem and document it as per internal requirements.


Shell Trading provides a comprehensive portfolio of products and services associated with crude oil and refined products, natural gas, electrical power, emissions, chemicals trading including shipping services. Currently the Trading Settlements activities are broadly divided into two areas, North America (NA) and WONA (World outside NA).


  • To ensure settlements are made on-time in line with the agreed metrics, KPIs and service standards.

  • To be responsible for period end close (on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis) activities were required.

  • To handle  the account reconciliation process (both analyse & review/approve) according to BlackLine guidance

  • To ensure all Trackers / Reports are maintained properly as per requirements (Timeliness & Accuracy).

  • To follow the escalation matrix defined for the process. To resolve process/IT issues both within and outside Finance as well as with support from Process Owner Organisation / CI Organisation.

  • To demonstrate the ownership and accountability for the end to end process. To ensure business requirements are appropriately assimilated into functional process operations.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • To have excellent accounting knowledge to understand the flow of entries in the e2e Account Payables & Receivables processes.

  • To demonstrate excellent working knowledge of MS Office.

  • To demonstrate fluency in both English

  • To have Professional or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or other equivalent related business degree.

  • To demonstrate Continuous Improvement mindset and to have proven experience in that area.

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