Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023
, Poland

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The Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist will focus on operational excellence in the delivery of its process responsibilities. They will build a deep knowledge of the outputs required and ways of working to deliver these, along with the tools and systems that are an integral enabler of the process. They will work collaboratively with colleagues in R&A and their peers from other processes where operational excellence or data integrity impacts on the R&A delivery. The role will have a mix of deliverables between transactional accounting and standard reporting. Ensuring business transactions are accounted either automatically or manually in line with the Standard Global Processes as well as Shell and External accounting guidelines or to build accounted numbers into standard reports. This could be through automation of systems or manual interventions.


Perform standard accounting activities accurately and in line with timetable (General ledger accounting activity)
Support the preparation and submission of standard internal/external reporting requirements in line with group timelines
Collaboration with other R&A colleagues and other processes to ensure timely closure of ledger
Performing an analysis role in balance sheet reconciliations ensuring all control requirements met on a timely basis
Operating all SOX and internal controls in line with Work Instructions and the Group controls framework
Support R&A special projects & timely and effective responses to special data/project requests
Strong team-working across the process area is essential
Cooperation with multiple stakeholders


Master’s Degree in the following areas: Finance/Accounting/Economics
Min 3 years of experience in a relevant accounting environment (GL/RTR or Audit)
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Very good knowledge of Excel
Strong communication skills
ACCA or CIMA certification would be a strong asset

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