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ARC Analyst

ARC Analyst

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131961BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for delivering accounting and reporting services, using sound technical capabilities to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of accounting policy application, internal control, financial reporting, accounting systems support and delivery of financial accounting processes in conformance with BP's systems and requirements.

Accounting Reporting and Control (ARC) Analyst

Do you want to join a company whose aim is to make a real difference to the sustainability of our planet? BP is on a journey to transform our business to do just that. It won’t be straight forward and there will be challenges along the way, we are up for it, are you?

The Accounting Reporting and Control (ARC) Analyst is a key member of the Future Mobility and Solutions (FM&S) team.

This role is responsible for handling all ARC activities of the central FM&S team. The successful incumbent will also support the ARC lead in the set-up of financial processes of new business and will work with Global Business Services (GBS) to deliver the finance support and realise continuous improvement opportunities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Delivery of monthly and quarterly financial reporting processes in accordance with the Group Reporting Manual and any other relevant policy and procedures
  • Review of actuals to assess result plausibility and ensure variances are understood, working with the Planning, Performance and Management (PPM) analyst to provide insights and commentary around the integrated performance to support overall management of the business
  • Support the ARC Lead in the set-up of financial processes (including master data set up) of new investments
  • Provide control input into business activities and advise the business on accounting and control matters e.g., procurement process
  • Support the ARC lead in the review and sign off of the UK statutory accounts
  • Build and maintain proactive partnership with the business, functional support and GBS ensuring engagement with key partners to maintain business connectivity.
  • Provide support to Finance system implementations and transformation programmes.
Essential Education:
  • University degree and accounting qualification (CFA, ACA, CIMA, ACMA, etc.) or MBA, or studying towards these qualifications.
Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
  • Strong numerical, analytic skills and business acumen
  • Understanding of key control processes and reporting and control requirements
  • Excellent communication skills with key partners and peers with a track record of working and influencing across all partner levels
  • Experience of business partnering supporting key partners and advising on accounting, reporting and control aspects driving compliance
  • Self-starter with proven capability to manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge in SAP
Desirable Criteria:
  • Proven experience in finance
  • Financial reporting and control experience in the energy industry
“At bp, we provide a phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!”

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