Shell Pakistan

Finance Advisor

  • Full Time
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Job Description


Finance Advisors serve as the face of Finance for opportunities or challenges prioritized based on value and risk. They are responsible for the delivery of Finance capability required to support a set of clearly defined business outcomes across multiple activities/assets.


The Finance Advisor will be responsible for a variety of activities/opportunities assigned to them by the Lubricants Finance Manager based on Value/Risk (e.g. control frameworks concerns, performance management system issues, large investments, complex contracts) depending on the requirements, of the specific activity:

  • Deliver the full suite of Finance support (including tax, treasury, accounting and structuring) to the Lubricants Sales and Marketing business autonomously and coordinate the involvement of CoEs.
  • Independently ensure that a proper functioning control framework is in place and that risks are properly understood, reflected and managed.
  • Independently ensure value and risks are made transparent and understood in both decision-making and in performance management.
  • Ensure a fit for purpose performance management system is in place.
  • In activities where FO and Business act together to deliver, lead/initiate structural improvement projects and drive the accountability for delivery with the accountable people (the Finance Advisor is explicitly not acting as an ad hoc fixer to mitigate process performance issues).
  • Brings new proposals of high value activities to the Finance Manager, for example (in initiating digitalization projects and acting as a connector between FO and the business).
  • Actively look for opportunities to reduce non-value adding Finance activity (“demand management”).
  • Maximize use of Finance Operations in delivery of processes.
  • Support regional projects and priorities as and when required

Skills & Requirements

Finance Advisors demonstrate/have/develop:

  • Expertise across the spectrum of Finance competences.
  • Ability to gain the confidence of various internal and external parties building on strong knowledge and understanding of the business drivers, value and risk.
  • Maturity and authority to decide when to involve CoEs and effectively play the independent Finance role.
  • Problem solving mindset with the courage to ensure professional financial rigor is applied to commercial decision-making process and risk management bringing analytics and insights to the table.
  • Project management skills and flexibility given the support across multiple activities/assets.
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