Publication date: 18 Jul 2019

Associate - Trading Settlements

Shell Business Operations

Location: Kraków


Category: Finance & Accounting

Level of English: C1-C2

Ref. no.: 107003BR

Position level: 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.
Associate - Trading Settlements
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85


Job description:
  • The successful candidate will be an Associate in Trading Settlements Krakow Team. The team is responsible for settlement of buy & sale invoices, month and quarter close. The role offers a challenging opportunity in a fast moving, dynamic and global trading environment.
  • Ensure energy payments and invoices are processed accurately, on time and in accordance with agreed procedures and service standards. This will require validation of data in the business and finance systems.
  • Responsible for AR overdue chasing.
  • Ensure that period end processes are carried out accurately and completed within deadlines.
  • Coordinate payment proposal activities for the section, ensuring that payments are processed on a daily basis in accordance with settlement processing rules and procedures.
  • Ensure daily tasks are performed in line with service standards and KPIs.
  • Maintain effective and appropriate systems and procedures, identifying opportunities for enhancements and ensuring on going SOX compliance.
  • Strictly adhere to all relevant controls within the team.
  • Contribute to process understanding and change pushing the team to look for improvement opportunities, whilst ensuring robust controls.
  • Ensure detailed understanding of all new Energy contracts.
  • Undertake Ad hoc duties as required.
  • The finance operations team is responsible for the operational support, administration and financial recording of all Cleared, Bilateral Over-The-Counter (OTC) derivatives trading and Physical Energy trading activities. The team provides global derivatives and physical gas support services to the Shell Trading network companies.
  • The successful candidate will be working as a member of the Physical Accounting & Settlements team in Energy Trading.



  • University degree (Finance faculty preferred),

  • Experience in accounting/ finance (1 year min),

  • Accounting knowledge,

  • Very good knowledge of Excel,

  • Good working knowledge of Word and MS Outlook,

  • Fluent English (min. B2),

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines,

  • Demonstrable team working skills.

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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