Full Time Permanent
Shell Oil Company Hamburg, Germany
The job actively supports the Corporate Controller Germany To be a key player in country controller organization to implement best-in-class finance processes and contribute towards the achievement of a world-class Finance function To continue to look for opportunities to reduce complexities, to standardize & simplify what we do and to add value to the business To give professional guidance and manage change and multiple reporting/compliance requirements with the business/ finance community through influence rather than direct control To support and work with virtual teams in Finance Operations who are not direct reports to ensure production of timely, accurate and reliable financial reporting and compliance with local statutory and group reporting requirements within a robust financial control framework To research / provide advise, interpretation and application of local statutory accounting requirements To manage key relationship with internal and external parties and to be key interface with external auditors for financial reporting and statutory accounts across the business legal entities Governance, Risk and Assurance Ensure compliance to Shell Finance Controls Framework. Maintain an oversight over the accounting/financial control environment by keeping an overview of accounting and financial control issues/ problems arising from financial closing and business operations, bring these to close in the regular finance meetings with COB FMs. Accounting Policy & Compliance Drive implementation of the CMS (Compliance Management system) in collaboration with Tax and FO. Provide Group and Statutory reporting principles guidance and ensure compliance across Germany. Provide legal interpretation & guidance on any changes in local legislation affecting the statutory accounting Co-ordination of internal and external audit, and external relationship management with auditors Ensure that all statutory and legal returns are completed in accordance with local regulations Management Interface Management with Business Partners, Finance Operations, FiB, Tax and coordination of internal and external communication with stakeholders. Key focal for interfaces with other Group stakeholders including Treasury, Insurance & Pension. Corporate and Representation Supervision of preparation of local reports Manage dividend declaration, approval and payment submission process with Treasury support Project Work Support (by providing input, expertise, facilitate communication and resolution of issues) process Improvement Initiatives Support group/finance/business initiatives, i.e. business model or portfolio, legal entities rationalisation etc. Requirements Degree in the areas of Business, Finance or Accounting and/or MBA and/or professional certification(s) preferred with 5-10 years experience. Strong technical knowledge, analytical skills and experience to provide accounting and financial advice to senior managers Strong leadership capability, excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to deliver results under pressure. Motivation and drive to deliver changes, to improve processes and results Ability to work effectively with different cultures in a D&I compliant manner Manage change in a dynamic business environment with complex laws and structures Good knowledge of SAP R/3 and in particular the underlying accounting and business processes Clear understanding of Internal Controls, Group Policy, Group Procedures and local fiscal reporting requirements Recognised analytical skills, ability to understand complex business structures Fully mastering the German & English language Finance professional including proven strong Financial and Management Accounting knowledge and experience (esp. IFRS and German GAAP) Strong team player Company Description At Shell Germany, our drive is to employ world-class individuals. We employ 4,200 people whose careers have benefited from our industry-leading career development programme and unrivaled inhouse access to local and global experts. We are active in many areas such as Gas, Gas Marketing, Manufacturing & Distribution of oil products, Petrochemicals as well as Research & Development. Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Our extensive R&D facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels, Lubes, and Marine, Power and Engine Vehicle Technology. Shell began operations in Germany in 1902. Disclaimer Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. 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Feb 21, 2020