Feb 14, 2020

Financial Analyst - Cross Business Talent Program (m/f/d)

  • Shell Oil Company
  • Hamburg, Germany
Full Time Permanent Analyst Finance & Accounting

Job Description

Are you in the final year of your studies with a financial related degree? With Shell's Cross Business Talent Program (xBT), we can offer you the opportunity to develop your functional and leadership skills in one of the world's largest corporations with.

Where you fit?

One of today's biggest challenges is to reduce emissions in times of rising demand for energy in all aspects of everyday life. As one of the largest suppliers of energy products for private individuals as well as public sectors Shell is actively contributing to providing cleaner energy solutions.
In Germany we employ 3,500 colleagues who work together along the value chain from research and development to manufacturing and distribution of all our products incl. petrochemicals, fuels and lubricants, gas and power as well as an expanding new energies business.

What's the role?

The xBT program is an opportunity for individuals that are interested in becoming future leaders within Shell. The program lasts for four years and offers the opportunity to learn and perform in two different established roles within Finance, Retail, Trading&Supply, Manufacturing or the B2B Businesses such as Lubricants, Aviation, Bitumen or Chemicals. New energies is an increasingly important part of our Business and during your program you will have the chance to be part of our journey to the energy transition.
Next to this training on the job, the program includes dedicated time at the front line to enable you to become familiar with the complete value chain from crude oil at the refinery into the customers tank or engine. This will include practical short-term assignments e.g. at a Shell Gas Station, the visit of a refinery or a fuels depot and the work shadowing with our sales teams during customer visits.

Your first two-year assignment at the xBT program will be as a Finance analyst where you will be accountable for overseeing and reconciliating the cashflow of all the legal entities under Shell in Germany. This entry-level development position enables you to form the basis for your further career at Shell as you will be collaborating closely with senior leaders across the organisation as well as external authorities.

You will be part of a team of trusted and supportive colleagues who will enable you to achieve your goals. In this role, you will have the opportunity to discover your strengths through challenging jobs and continuous learning opportunities. Shell gives you an exciting platform from which you can deliver and excel, feel pride in your achievements and propel your career. You can innovate and build the company's achievements in your area of expertise, which will contribute to a winning future for you and for Shell.


What we need from you?

We're keen to hear from individuals who have master's degree preferably in Finance or any related degree. Beyond that, we'd want to hear from individuals who has the following:
  • Fluency in German and English.
  • Excellent communication & analytical skills.
  • Resilient and proven ability to plan your activities and work with conflicting deadlines.
  • A team player attitude.

Company Description

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we're nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.
  • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we'll take it from there.
  • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.