Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.
The BAA team is part of the Group Controllers organization which is responsible for the accounting framework of the entire RDS Group. Issues arising from accounting developments can have billions of $ impact on the Balance Sheet and hundreds of millions on the Profit and Loss Statement. Reputation issues arising from badly handled accounting issues could have a material effect on RDS share price.
The Finance Accounting in BAA team is responsible for the identification and understanding of the accounting and reporting aspects of a global and diverse business and for the professional communication of related issues to senior stakeholders.
Managing the quarterly process for the review and approval of specific circumstances in which entities necessitate departure from Shell accounting policy or adoption of an alternative accounting policy.
Managing the quarterly process for the review and sign off of Group Audit Review Papers (support).
Participation in Quarter close reporting activities, including analytical review of data and preparation of analytical tools.
Write, in collaboration with the Head of BA and VP Group Reporting, the Audit Committee Note of the quarterly key accounting issues.
Preparation of selected 20F notes.
Subject Matter Expert in areas assigned to it, like specific IFRS areas or business specific KPIs. Provision of accounting advice.
Support Reporting & Planning teams with specific data required for financial statement preparation (20F), quarterly reporting (QRA), management information and the Group Planning process.
Support in the Group Investment/Divestments proposals review.
Preparation of documentation required for submission of annual consolidated report on payments to governments.
SOX controls operator in Group Reporting area.
Coordinate the Group Accounting Network meetings which is held every quarter and aims to disseminate and share information on accounting policy developments, implementation of policy changes, cross-business policy issues and business specific accounting issues and reporting requirements.
Liaise with external auditors and resolving accounting related issues and quarterly control/closing issues in a timely manner.
Support to other team members.
Support to improvement initiatives in Group Reporting, including knowledge management.
The key finance competencies required are in the areas of Accounting Principles, Accounting Operations and Business Analysis, including knowledge of IFRS/IAS.
The ability to provide accounting advice.
The ability to work independently and proactively, anticipating internal and external events that may affect the Groups accounts.
Excellent analytical skills.
The ability to work quickly and accurately under considerable time pressure, having an orientation to detail and high quality while maintaining the global picture.
The ability to work effectively in a matrix environment given significant cross-department processes.
Well-developed communication and influencing skills, effective at all levels in the organization. The ability to challenge data as appropriate, whilst maintaining strong relationships across the Group.
Systems IT knowledge and experience in continuous improvement initiatives would be an asset.
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- Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
- Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
- Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
- Attractive salary and bonuses
- Complex medical care and individual life insurance
- Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
- Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
- Opportunity to participate in social and community projects