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.
Job description :
The Senior Business Analyst role is a core member of Shell’s Planning, Appraisal & Reporting team located in Finance Operations Krakow.
We deliver valuable FP&A support to Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies.
Shell is a leader in the centralization of FP&A activity & accountability within our Shared Services Centers. This means the Senior Business Analyst role offers broad scope and deep accountability for FP&A delivery.
The role directly interfaces with finance & business stakeholders at the most senior levels of Shell’s Upstream, IG and NE businesses.
We are seeking colleagues with a passion and proven capability for finance planning and appraisal. You should have an ability to partner the business and provide value challenge based on a deep understanding of key financial indicators and how they influence each other (NIBIAT, Cash Flow, ROACE etcetera).
To excel you will need a strong sense of curiosity to learn the business, its drivers and the levers that can impact results! You will join a successful team in a sought after role that offers business interface, great stakeholder collaboration and leverages the core FP&A skillset.
The purpose of this role is the delivery of business planning and appraisal activities. The incumbent will gather data and insights from finance and business stakeholders, perform data and KPI analysis, and ultimately articulate clear messages in engagement with senior decision makers.
The role will give you a strategic understanding of Shell's businesses as we consolidate activity at the regional, business or global level.
We are focused on the development and deployment of digital tools and ensuring that finance people have the necessary technology capabilities for the 21st century.
People will a curiosity for technology will have the opportunity and empowerment to drive improvement of our processes and the way we leverage systems for analysis and visualisation.
Responsibilities : Activities :
Delivery of the full suite of FP&A activity across the year, including Business Planning, Business Monitoring, Actuals Reporting, Latest Estimates, Performance appraisals etc.
Take accountability for planning and appraisal of a global financial indicator (eg Cash Flow) and / or owning a relationship with a specific country or asset area,
Proactively and critically analyze plan and appraisal input from the countries and LOB to prepare high quality consolidated analysis across countries and regions (LOBs)
Significant Ad hoc analysis for leadership teams, including insights on financials / results
Interface & Collaboration
Effectively partner the business in performance management conversations by facilitating the discussion between Global Business leads and their business leads in-country
Develop productive relationships with key stakeholders, to deepen team's understanding of underlying issues within the Plan & Appraisal scope
Coach other team members in your areas of expertise
Constant review and improvement of our processes using LEAN & by applying technology
Note : Roles can focus on Planning or Appraisal dependent on individual preferences & experiences
5-7 years of relevant professional experience, preferably with direct FP&A experience. Experience in other areas of finance, maths, sciences, humanities will also be considered if paired with the right mindset and behaviours.
Strong Excel skills with a preference for knowledge of PowerQuery, SQL, PowerBI and / or VBA
Strong analytical and numerical skills with a deep understanding of financial indicators and how they relate to one another.
Evidence of external focus and understanding of the industry, competitors, suppliers and markets
Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement (especially Lean) is critical to your success in this role
Behaviours & Mindset
Curiosity to understand the business, step into new spaces and leverage technology to automate processes and better visualize our data
Self-starter with a track record of performance and proven ability to deliver quality results under significant time pressure and to tight deadlines
Excellent communication skills, clarity of thought and ability to translate complex raw data into simple, powerful and easy to communicate key messages & insights
Able to work across organizational boundaries with a diverse group of colleagues and stakeholders at multiple levels in the organization
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Benefits of working at Shell :
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer