Purpose:Financial Controller leads a large team of over 110 financial professionals who are accountable for the timely, complete and accurate submission of Group Financial Returns & Segmented Financial Statements for the Downstream Entities across all of Asia Pacific. The incumbent will require to drive a culture of accountability and end-to-end controller mindset to ensure first-time-right submissions. A qualified and capable accountant with a proven track record of implementing financial standards and with an enquiring numerate mind allowing for interrogation of financial statements to ensure the team provides first time reporting is essential. The Regional Financial Controller will also drive efficient and effective execution of the standard processes for all the financial accounting & reporting activities performed to support the Downstream Business across Asia while continually looking for ways to improve process effectiveness and efficiency.AccountabilitiesRegional Financial Controller, Asia will report to the Financial Controller, Downstream & Trading for Downstream.This role would be the lead role for the KL team and will be part of the local CFLT management team.The role is accountable for the delivery of first time right financial reporting for multiple entities across Asia Pacific from China to the United Arab Emirates.DimensionsLeading a community of >110 FTEs accountable delivery of Shell Downstream s financial reporting across Asia Pacific. The Downstream Financial Accounting & Reporting teams are accountable for complete, timely and accurate submissions of all financial returns for Group Reporting purposes as well as Segmented Financial Statements for the Chemicals, Oil Products and Trading & Supply businesses.The Finance Controller is member of the DS Finance accounting and controlling Leadership Team which provides support, steer and guidance to >480 staff and is also part the wider R&A DS leadership of >1000 staff.Special Challenges:As Shell continues its drive toward a world class finance function, there will be continual change in the accountabilities and expectations of the FO R&A Teams. The Financial Controller will have to lead his/her organization through these changes while maintaining flawless delivery and sustainable workingFinance Operations (FO) contributes to the Shell aspiration of becoming the world’s most competitive and innovative energy company by promising to deliver sustainable, externally benchmarked, world class end-to-end performance in the processes we operate. FO plays a vital role in enabling the delivery of Finance Functional excellence to RDS.In the delivery of its core processes FO ensures: the quality of the data & data model for key aspects of Finance; the design, implementation and measurement of a number of those core processes; the design and delivery of a fit-for-purpose control framework, including a significant number of SoX controls; and provides business insights through advanced data and process analytics.Our commitment is to collaborate with our business partners, working together to realize our collective performance ambitions helping Shell to be more credible, competitive and affordable whilst building a sustainable and vibrant community of finance and technical professionals needed to deliver now and into the future.Reporting & Analysis employs some 25% of staff within FO.The core purpose of R&A is to provide a top quartile (effectiveness and efficiency) team to drive anagenda of financial accounting, reporting and analysis that delivers the majority of relevant external (Group and Corporate) and internal reporting for RDS.The team is designed to drive a process efficiency and effectiveness agenda under the four core business pillars of RDS, namely Upstream, Downstream, P&T and Corporate, Holdings and Treasury.The R&A team has a significant leadership and operational presence in each FO Centre. The skills and capabilities of the team cover the full range required for a Finance professional.The R&A team is increasingly required to drive a change agenda for RDS Finance which is aimed at improving functional effectiveness through continuous improvement of existing processes and the development of new processes and an efficiency agenda by receiving new activities and accountabilities from current onshore teams.RequirementsA Senior Finance Manager with professional finance/accountancy qualification and over 12 - 15 years of post-qualification experience.Proven accounting, financial and analytical skills with ability to see beyond the numbers.Strong communication, people management and interpersonal skills to lead and develop a team in excess of 100 people.Proven experience in leading large teams with multiple layers through continuous improvement and change.Excellent stakeholder management skills, proven influencing skills at all levels.
Type : Company job
Role : Senior Manager
Industry : Oil/Gas/Petroleum
Salary : Not Disclosed
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