Finance Governance and Transformation Analyst



Finance & Treasury


London


Permanent

Provide functional systems and process support to the GPG Group Finance Department to ensure that Finance is continually improving processes and controls and making optimal use of systems across all GPG Group Finance locations.

About us

GAZPROM Germania GmbH is a subsidiary of the world’s largest natural gas producer, Gazprom. Since its establishment in 1990, GAZPROM Germania has developed into an internationally operating group of 44 companies in 15 countries in Europe and Asia. Its main business activities include the storage and trading of natural gas. It employs approximately 1,800 employees, around 200 of whom work at its Berlin headquarters. Together with its strategic partners, GAZPROM Germania Group helps ensure a reliable, environmentally-friendly, and sustainable energy supply for Europe. Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is an integral part of the GAZPROM Germania Group. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX. Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

Provide functional systems and process support to the GPG Group Finance Department to ensure that Finance is continually improving processes and controls and making optimal use of systems across all GPG Group Finance locations.

Duties & Responsibilities

•     Drive the continuous improvement agenda for Finance focusing on small system change and process enhancement as well as providing Finance expertise and co-ordination skills to all Finance projects and change management initiatives
•     Maintain minimum standards for control and governance of GPG Group Finance and Treasury and bring the organisation into line with those standards, including through ongoing monitoring and reporting
•     Act as a conduit between IT, Tax, Treasury, other departments (eg Product Control) and Finance for the provision of specialist advice and the development of a shared back office strategy
• Coordinate oversight and management of all processes and systems across Global Finance
• Document specific Finance processes
• Identify system weaknesses and advise optimal use of systems across all finance teams
• Identify process weaknesses and recommend efficient processes across all finance teams
• Support the delivery of a consistent approach to the assessment and prioritisation of departmental change (IT and Non-IT) requirements
• Highlight standardisation opportunities and efficiency tools across all Finance organisations
• Provide support to Finance project delivery including business case articulation
• Interface with the Group’s existing IT and Business Change teams
• Support tracking of projects and ensure consistency of solution with Finance Vision and Global Finance BAU Operations
• Aid in developing business readiness plans prior to implementation
• Assist with user training and ensure user guides are written and updated as appropriate
• Support Close Control process and adherence Contribute to the calculation, analysis and reporting of operational KPI’s.

Skills & Competencies

• Confident and clear communicator, with ability to adapt style appropriately
• Broad thinking- recognises opportunities to integrate, connect and ‘join the dots’ where others may not have
• Remains composed under pressure demonstrating a high level of resilience when faced with significant setbacks and challenges to personal or organisational plans, bouncing back quickly with professional stability and consistency
• Effectively manage performance and delivery of tasks and activities within agreed parameters or quality, time and budget. Ability to be flexible regarding nature of work

Experience

• Demonstrable business analysis experience in a trading environment
• Knowledge of SAP application
• Project management experience
• Experience of working with closely related functions to Finance – eg Treasury, Tax, etc

Education

•    Qualified Accountant (preferred) ACCA, ACA, CIMA
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