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Reference ID R69341 Updated 13/05/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Brazil City/State Rio de Janeiro Work Location Rio de Janeiro

The Role

Company description 

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.

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.

Senior Finance Advisor DW Brazil

What’s the purpose

The Senior Finance Advisor serves as the face of Finance for opportunities or challenges prioritized based on value and risk. They are responsible for the delivery of Finance capability required to support a set of clearly defined business outcomes across multiple activities/assets.

As a Senior Finance Advisor DW Brazil, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Deliver the full suite of Finance support (including tax, treasury, accounting and structuring) autonomously and coordinate the involvement of Global Center of Expertise

  • Independently ensure that a proper functioning control framework is in place and that risks are properly understood, reflected, and managed

  • Independently ensure value and risks are made transparent and understood in both decisions making and in performance management

  • A fit for purpose performance management system is in place

  • Brings new proposals of high value activities to the Pool Manager who decides on the resource allocation. Actively look for opportunities to reduce nonvalue adding Finance activity (“demand management”)

  • Maximize use of shared service center in delivery of processes


What we need from you

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

  • Candidate must have minimum +7  (seven) years working experience in  in senior financial planning or commercial finance roles or in any relevant role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Production Engineer, or related

  • Ability to work in a complex and matrixed global organization

  • Strong commercial acumen and business partnering focus

  • Knowledgeable in Financial Planning or appraisal

  • Ability to effective  work  with shared service centers

  • Expertise across the spectrum of Finance competences

  • Strong communication skills (story telling) evidenced by good verbal/written presentation and ability to partner and influence effectively with stakeholders

  • Ability to gain the confidence of various internal and external parties building on strong knowledge and understanding of the business drivers, value, and risk

  • Problem solving mindset with the courage to ensure professional financial rigor is applied to commercial decision-making process and risk management bringing analytics and insights to the table

  • Must be fluent in English

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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