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Finance Analyst - Accounts payable / Invoicing

Finance Analyst - Accounts payable / Invoicing

  • Location Mexico - Flexible
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 139037BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting the business with a range of accounting issues by performing tasks associated with financial reporting and forecasting/planning, and working with relevant teams across the business to effectively assist with a range of finance activities.

The primary purpose of this position is to validate and process hydrocarbon and non hydrocarbon purchase invoices, perform reconciliation, research and resolution activities. These performed in an effective and efficient manner to ensure that the finance obligations are met, valid and accurate. As well to complete balance sheet reporting and a sound control environment.

Key outcomes and accountabilities

  • Execute day-to-day operations to exceed customer expectations.
  • Ensure the complete, accurate and timely validation and processing of invoices for hydrocarbon received on behalf of bp in compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Validate, process and pay on time related freight and other invoices.
  • Review and monitor the financial postings that result from daily transactions to ensure validity, accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform different reconciliations as needed: volumetric site, sales, SAP accounts, vendors, etc to source or 3rd party systems and/or data. Identify balancing items, research, resolve and clear up reconciling items as needed.
  • Maintain SAP data tables ensuring data is updated completely, accurately and on time.
  • Handle issues and exceptions arising from the above activities, research and resolve as needed.
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives by identifying and implementing opportunities for efficiency.

Experience and qualifications

Essential Education

Bachelor’s degree or diploma in accounting, finance or business-related area or equivalent experience.

Essential Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant month-end close accounting related experience (accruals, accounts payable, invoicing, reconciliations)
  • Knowledge and experience of general accounting concepts, general ledger, etc.
  • Ability to operate with a strong accounting control mind set.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Access).
  • Customer and service-oriented thinking, strong business and technical judgment, strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills, numeracy and financial awareness.

Desirable Criteria

SAP knowledge/ experience.


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