Shell Business Operations

Senior Analyst - Accounts Payable

Krakow (City)
Not disclosed
12 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time

The Role


  • Gathers data, analyses and reports findings. Gathers data using existing formats; resolves disputes and acts as an SME, first escalation level.
  • Conducts analyses to solve relatively standardized or repetitive information and data queries/problems.
  • Works within a limited variety of well-defined procedures and practices (not necessarily standardized) and is supervised on progress and results by manager. Works autonomously within this defined scope, directly supporting management and specialists.
  • Supports stakeholders in understanding analyses / outcomes, guides based on basic data analysis. Interaction with others demands influencing and persuasion in a tactful manner to obtain and understand the background of information.
  • Identifies shortcomings in current processes, systems and procedures and makes suggestions and gives input to improve existing methods, systems and procedures.
  • This job profile contains generic information and does not describe individual positions or required job competencies. Grading decisions will also depend on other factors.

    Translated Company Description

    Purpose & accountabilities:

  • Exercise due diligence in performing AP disbursement audit activities;
  • Escalate items that interfere with the completion of the disbursement audit activities to the Delivery Team Manager;
  • Perform the disbursement audit activities within set global and local performance metric targets;
  • Perform follow-up on aged processed invoices in accordance with the standard procedure
  • Understand and effectively operate applicable SOX and business controls;
  • Identify process improvements within assigned task.
  • Run required accounts reconciliation, enforce appropriate clearing and adjustments when needed
  • Maintain and update account records with high level of accuracy
  • Prepare KPIs/reports, analysis and presentations as required and drive for corrective actions
  • Understand and account for Withholding Tax and VAT and CIT
  • Ensure that all relevant Shell/SBO standards and guidelines are met
  • Ensure compliance with Financial Control Framework, support documentation maintenance if needed
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
  • Build Continues Improvement mindset and look for opportunities for simplification & automation within AP process
  • Carry out other assignments requested by the supervisors
  • Business Partnering - Communicate with internal and external stakeholders in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Provide quality feedback
  • Resolve and escalate issues timely and effectively
  • Handle difficult cases with vendors, RtP/CP Ops and/or the operating units while maintaining good working relationship at all times
  • Dimensions:

  • Performance of controls and reconciliations for EMEA entities in the scope.
  • Processing in following systems: SAP
  • Over 3000 invoices processed monthly within the Team
  • Review accuracy of invoice posting before Unblock/release of approved invoices; perform controls
  • Reject incorrect postings
  • Review and follow-up aged processed invoices
  • Communicate issues to Delivery Associate and various stakeholders
  • Mostly unautomated process with standardization opportunities
  • Skills & requirements

    Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Min. 2 years of experience in accounting environment
  • Master degree in economics, accounting or finance
  • Good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel and analytical skills
  • In-depth accounting knowledge English B2/C1 (other languages as required for job position specifics)
  • Computer literate -knowledge in ERP applications and other Microsoft software is a plus
  • Attention to details
  • Professional Competences

  • Accounting & reporting - Knowledge
  • Process & Data Management - Knowledge
  • Business partnering - Knowledge
  • Governance & Assurance - Knowledge
  • Risk management - Knowledge
  • Financial Controls - Knowledge
  • Direct Taxation - Knowledge
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