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Finance Manager, Europe - Future Mobility & Solution’s

Finance Manager, Europe - Future Mobility & Solution’s

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 132621BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Europe Finance Manager, Future Mobility & Solutions

Future Mobility & Solution’s (“FM&S”) mission is clear - to develop and shape bp’s next gen electrification business which is customer centric and digitally enabled and we are inviting you to be a part of it!

We deliver digital solutions that seamlessly meet the changing needs of our customers. We lead on new market entries and develop new integrated ecosystems that will be the key to developing innovative customer solutions in mobility. Finally, we’ll scale up and grow the businesses we acquire or create such as bp Chargemaster and bp Xiajou.

FM&S is an entrepreneurial, customer centric and digitally savvy team, mobilising cross-functional squads to deliver objectives, key results and missions – at pace!

We are creating a scalable next generation mobility business that can deliver high quality returns and long-term free cash flow generation – and we will implement this with a disciplined approach to capital and resource allocation and rapid customer acquisition which will help deliver our net zero ambition.

As Europe Finance Manager, Future Mobility & Solutions you will be a key member of the Finance Leadership team and will be an integral part of growing FM&S. In this role, you will be central to all Finance activities for Electrification in Europe and will support BP's growth agenda working with central and in-country C&P Finance, ARC, PPM teams and in coordination with GBS. Reporting into the VP Finance, FM&S and CVP&E, you will be responsible for financialisation of FM&S strategy development and investment appraisal.

This key role will also serve as a focal point to other in-country functions (e.g. Tax, Legal, Treasury, IT&S etc.) as we develop and implement new business opportunities.

Key accountabilities

  • Ensuring a fit for purpose financial process is set up for FM&S as we enter new European countries and new business models.
  • Accountability for translating business strategy into business plans that focus on activities and financial outcomes. This includes input to Strategy Refresh and economic evaluations for investment projects.
  • Support the set up and direction of finance capability in country, working effectively with the transition workstreams.
  • Working closely with the ARC and PPM teams to ensure:
- End to end business controls and complete accurate and timely accounting and reporting for growth options including effectiveness of financial control, credit and risk management, consistent with Functional standards
- Best in class in-year financial performance management processes and proactively supporting the business to drive performance delivery.

Essential Education:
  • Accounting qualification (ACA / ACCA or equivalent)

Essential Experience & Job Requirements:
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial mentality
  • Experience of quickly grasping new situations/business/activity
  • Ability to create insights from data analysis and challenge the status quo
  • Strong influencing, networking and relationship building skills to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders both within Finance and across the business.
  • Ability to deliver process improvement that embraces the opportunity to add new value
  • A strong teammate who is also comfortable working autonomously and under the demands of a fast-paced work environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, 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 or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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