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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
Shell Business Service Centre Kraków - job
Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

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.
Wells Cost Controller
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85

Job description:

The position will provide support in cost controlling area to Wells team in UK and is integral part of the Wells business team. The UK Wells business delivers Well engineering projects, Well interventions to create or maintain value from incremental production across our existing portfolio and Plug and Abandonment activities to ensure Wells are abandoned safely whilst maximizing value in execution.

Who will you work with?

  • You will be part of Wells Finance team based in Krakow

  • You will virtually support and work closely with Wells Business team in the Aberdeen

What will you do?

  • Identify, flag and discuss with Wells Business opportunities for cost reduction and contract performance improvement.

  • Day to day monitoring of contract performance and delivery of credible estimates for Value of Work Done for accrual process.

  • Liaise with budget holders to assure effective use of the company’s capital (timely identification of overestimates as well as early warnings on overspent).

  • Plan financial progress of the project and related cost controlling which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress, change impact assessment, etc.

  • Report on project performance, identified opportunities and threats.

  • Oversight of effectiveness of invoicing process, advise on potential improvements and challenge missing process elements required for effective and efficient costs management.

  • Act as Finance representative during daily/weekly/monthly Wells operational meetings.

  • Support Wells projects reconciliation process.


  • Having thorough understanding of projects management environment allowing quality cost control.

  • Strong interpersonal skills capable of working closely with and influencing other staff at all levels within finance and the Wells business.

  • Enthusiastic high energy individual that is keen to work in an area that operates at the very heart of the Shell Upstream business.

  • Able to work independently, taking initiative for own work and that of other staff where appropriate. Having strong self-starting capabilities.

  • Willing for hands-on involvement in solving day-to-day and significant unusual problems.

  • With excellent communication skills in English.

  • Solid Microsoft Office Skills. Experience in SAP would be an advantage.

Number of Vacancies:

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • 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
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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