Shell Business Operations

FC Design Advisor

Chennai, Cyberjaya, Krakow (City)
Not disclosed
08 Aug 2022
12 Aug 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The Role

Financial Controls (FC) Design Advisor will be part of a global Centre of Expertise providing advisory and deep professional support on Financial Controls Design & Deploy.

This global position will give the successful candidate opportunity to collaborate with Process Owners & Architects, Process and Business stakeholders who own fit-for-purpose, risk-value driven financial control framework. Working on the assigned projects, this position will contribute to ensuring that Royal Dutch Shell maintains an effective financial control framework, including technical & digital elements of controls. It will also provide the opportunity for visibility across end-to-end processes, and the prospect to drive forward and influence changes of global control framework.

This position will primarily focus on, but will not be limited to, projects related to end-to-end risk & control framework in the Hydrocarbons-Trading workstream.

The key responsibilities of this role are summarized below:

Working with the relevant Process Owner organisation and various business stakeholders, the Financial Controls Design Advisor will deliver assigned projects related to control framework design changes driven
e.g. by process or system changes / upgrades, digital transformation, remediations, migrations etc.

The successful candidate will build a specialist end-to-end process and business knowledge across the assigned workstream to effectively business partner with Process & Business stakeholders in transformation of control framework in their respective area.

Financial Controls Design Advisor will apply high quality standards of Control Design Change Management Process, risk-based mindset and end-to-end perspective to ensure that design effective Financial Control Framework is maintained, and controls are fit-for-purpose. Design & deploy of financial controls will involve good understanding of IT technical aspects of Application Embedded Controls and interdependencies with IT Controls Framework, as well as continuous learning of emerging digital technologies used by the Process / Business.

Financial Control Design Advisor will support Finance Operations assurance activities related to the annual SOX lifecycle, including among others Risk & Controls Identification, SOX sign-offs, Process (LoD1) and Shell Internal Audit & External Audit (LoD3) queries, deficiency evaluations and ensuring high data quality in MetricStream.

Key stakeholders: Various FO Controllers teams e.g. Business FC, CTE, Business GRA, FCAR, Governance & Assurance Applications; Process Architects & Process Owners; Process & Business stakeholders; Control Owners; IRM/IT representatives, FO Smart Automation Team; Internal and External Auditors;

Meeting deadlines – ensuring that support is provided in a timely manner to support key project delivery deadlines and ad hoc initiatives such as query resolution resulting from controls testing and internal / external audits.

End-to-end risk management - ability to articulate risk and assess risks through the whole transaction flow and create that as a natural mindset within the team.

Digital Risk Management – ability to continuously learn new digital technologies emerging across assigned process / business areas and provide digital risk assurance / advisory to the key stakeholders.


  • Finance professional with previous experience within the Accountancy / Audit Profession, Risk & Assurance, Internal Audit or someone who has built a broad process knowledge within Shell. Experience in IT risk, systems and digital tools would be a plus.
  • Successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement, effective communication and influencing skills, a track record of managing change projects, delivering value add and learning new technologies.

Qualification Required:

The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant / Auditor or studying towards their professional exams (e.g. CIMA / ACCA / Certified Internal Auditor / Certified Information Systems Auditor or equivalent) or have significant relevant internal experience within Shell.


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Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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