The Shell Graduate Program

Embarking on a career in the Corporate Functions area of the Shell Graduate Program, you’ll help deliver the specialist advice that enables us to operate as a highly competitive global business. The program lasts for 3 years and consists of two 18-month job rotations. Your work on real finance projects will give you an opportunity to maximize value for a large company and influence the overall delivery of Shell’s global financial performance. 


Within Finance, you'll have the opportunity to perform key commercial tasks that support Shell’s core operations. Working closely with teams from across our business, you’ll understand the end-to-end value chain from financial planning, mergers and acquisitions; to treasury and financial support of sales promotions.

Roles and responsibilities

You'll experience a comprehensive introduction to the scope of Shell’s financial workings through roles such as:

  • Finance Analyst
  • Finance Controller
  • Finance Management

Responsibilities may include:

  • Financial modelling, valuations and analysis
  • Finance input to commercial decisions
  • Risk management and internal controls
  • Local and group accounting policies, standards and reporting
  • Planning, target setting and budgeting
  • Performance management and appraisal

Training and development

To help you discover and develop your strengths in finance, you’ll receive formal training in areas including Financial Controlling and Accounting, Finance Management and Finance Support. Shell encourages a culture of continuous development and learning, so we’ll provide coaching, mentoring and regular progress checks to make sure you have all the means necessary to become a future leader.

Work on real finance projects

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