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Finance Advisor Lubricants

The Role

Finance Advisors serve as the face of Finance for opportunities or challenges prioritised 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.

Where you fit in

The APAC Lubricants business is a fast-growing business and spans over 9 Lubricant markets and 23 macro distributors. With 2.5 billion in population in APAC, the Shell Lubricants APAC is a key contributor to the Growth aspirations of the Global Lubricants business.

The Macro Distributor Asia Pac (MDAP) business cover South Asia, Indo-China, West Pacific, Australia, NZ and the South Pacific. The finance advisor, together with the General Manager MDAP and his leadership team will drive the delivery of profitable growth of the business through providing challenge/support to setting the business strategy and driving performance through seamless execution of the strategy.

This role will be providing finance support to the Macro-Distributor business and the key finance partner to the MDAP GM and provide finance leadership to the MDAP team. The finance advisor will work closely with finance operations to provide insights to the business to drive performance through a fit for purpose business performance and appraisal management.

As the Finance Advisor, you will be part of the Global Lubricants Finance team and you will report to the Cluster FM Lubricants Asia based in Singapore. As and when needed, this role will be required to support the FM Lubricants Asia for Regional initiatives or projects.

What’s the role?

The Finance Advisor will perform tasks for a variety of activities/opportunities assigned to them by the 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) autonomously and coordinate the involvement of CoEs above pre-agreed thresholds.
  • 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.

The Lubricants Finance Advisor role will allow the candidate to gain valuable end to end experience across the lubricants value chain as well as gain new business development finance deal support experience. They will also benefit from:

  • Opportunity to contribute to the delivery of business and function specific Finance agenda.
  • Broad opportunities for development as a result of pooled team working, where there will be more variety and complexity in the experiences an Advisor will get over their job tenure.
  • Developing the capability to quickly understand the value drivers, risks, dimensions, and business players of the business the team supports.

What we need from you?

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following expertise touched by their work experience:

  • Excellent analytical skills; financial modelling skill is highly desirable
  • 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.
  • Ability to apply Finance skills to a variety of business activities and gain better understanding of end-to-end value chains
  • Strong leadership qualities and high personal integrity
  • Ability to effectively challenge and influence whilst remaining commercially/bottom line focused
  • Ability to work under pressure and across cultures

About Shell Singapore

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today,we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

An innovative place to work

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Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

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  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
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  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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Posted in 15/02/2023

Expired in 16/05/2023


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