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Business ARC Analyst

Business ARC Analyst

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ071152
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Summary:

Grade I

Responsible for supporting the team with accounting and reporting services, helping 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.

Job Description:

Key Results / Accountabilities

  • Support significantly larger and/or more complex entities and has a good understanding of the nature of the business and the economic environment in order to execute activities effectively.
  • Coordinate the prompt and accurate recording of financial transactions (e.g. ledger entries, journal postings, fixed asset postings etc.) in line with relevant requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Support the delivery of timely and accurate statutory accounts and tax analyses through liaison with the Statutory Tax teams and external auditors if required.
  • Monitor open and overdue items and communicate and follow-up accordingly with the appropriate staff.
  • Review reports generated by the ARC Account Executives to validate data and provide constructive input while ensuring submission in a timely manner if necessary.
  • Resolve or further escalate any complex issues faced.
  • Support preparation of documents and adjustments for monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
  • Support customers in having a good understanding of the general ledger and group reporting pertaining to the respective parties.
  • Liaise with other GBS internal teams to ensure that the data being entered into the ledger is accurate.
  • Liaise with senior stakeholders internally and externally as and when necessary.
  • May carry out supervisory responsibilities such as planning, assigning and directing work, and providing feedback and coaching to team members.

Key Challenges (in relation to section 5 above)

  • Ensure 100% accuracy and timeliness of group and statutory reports in accordance to agreed service levels.
  • Develop a good understanding of the customer organisation as well as the business in order to be able to deliver high quality service.
  • Managing the day to day work activities of the team and ensuring the necessary skills and experience are available to meet the challenges of a demanding and complex workload if necessary.
  • High level of familiarity with the systems used in order to maintain and reconcile the accounts receivable system to ensure it balances correctly.
  • Liaising with customers and colleagues in different geographical locations, time zones and potentially in different languages using different systems requiring rigorous coordination between teams.
  • Quick to react and adapt to constantly changing reporting requirements for highly fluid businesses.
  • High level of familiarity with the end-to-end financial accounting process for the supported entities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Recognized professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CIMA).
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in general and/or financial accounting.

Required Criteria

  • English language competency.

Preferred Criteria

  • Shared service centre experience.
  • SAP, JDE system experience.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Analytics, Business process control, Business process improvement, Collaboration, Commercial acumen, Commercial assurance for external reporting, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Curiosity, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Automation, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Influencing {+ 5 more}

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

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