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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
We are looking for:
Wells Cost Controller

Why Work for Shell?

Honest, integrity and respect; "feel free to speak your mind" culture; health and safety rules; diversity & Inclusion culture
An energy leader
Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader {one of the world's biggest employers according to Fortune Global 500}. Join us and have a real impact on the operations of one of the world's largest companies.
Vibrant community
Become a part of a highly-driven team and get to know Shell's unique culture based on inclusiveness and collaboration.
Opportunies for growth
Spread your wings thanks to innumerable opportunities that Shell Business Operations Krakow offers its emloyees.
Impactful collaboration
Be an important participant of an international project.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car pakingspace
  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities
  • Energetic atmosphere at work
  • Attractive salary package
  • Shell Card
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities
  • Non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sports sections, and many more)
  • Attractive relocation allowance available once relocating from another country

The Role:

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.


• Professionally qualified Cost Engineer or Finance Specialist with +5 years post-qualification experience in the field of cost control, accounting or controlling.
• 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.

About us

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 in Kraków:

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, a job at Shell will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of 5 Business Operations centres located worldwide, we will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and stakeholders.

Shell Polska employs more than 4400 professionals: 4100+ in Kraków and 200 in Warsaw.

Our employees represent over 50 nationalities and operate in over 20 defferent languages.
Shell in Kraków departments:

Customer Operations
Finance Operations
HR Service
External Relations
Internal Communications
Order to Delivery
Lubricants Supply Chain
Technical Asset Operations
Creative Solutions

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assitive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.

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