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Planning & Performance Manager

Planning & Performance Manager

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ069034
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Summary:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp.

Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

Job Description:

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Finance Team and advance your career as a

Planning and Performance Manager

In this role You will:

  • Lead the timely management and submission of gross pre-allocation plan, budget and forecast as well as actuals.
  • Support the respective LT through performing accurate, insightful and timely analysis of performance, deriving forecasting accuracy, insights and identifying early indicators of risks to business/value delivery.
  • Work closely with their relevant counterparts, analyze and communicate the gross post allocation plan, forecast and actuals variance insights to the relevant LT and to their business finance partners.
  • Support development of financial insights / MI to identify levers to deliver budget expectations more effectively.
  • Actively identify changes and improvement opportunities and support cost management, budget and forecasting projects with a track record of delivering continuous improvement to processes and tools.
  • Contribute to the GBS/PPM integration, improving how we operate and collaborate across teams and our ability to effectively support Businesses/Enablers.
  • Develop new and better ways of working, driving collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement in support of the GBS and business agenda.
  • Support and coach team members

What You will need to be successful:

  • Advanced skills and experience in underlying financials, accounting, planning and reporting.
  • Advanced or proficiency, in analytical skills, Excel.
  • Experience with recharges and allocations of business enabler costs.
  • Appreciation in Legal entity invoicing vs MI invoicing and required processes.
  • Ability to develop key insights from complex, incomplete data and for complex, not well-defined requests in support executive decision-making.
  • Proven track record of working under pressure and within tight timescales; prioritise demands of different customers; good problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in data science, analytics, and visualisation
  • Strong influencing, networking and relationship building skills
  • Working knowledge of data analytics and MI visualisation
  • Strong level of analytical skills complemented with business understanding
  • Experience of working closely with PPM and ARC counterparts to deliver performance reporting insights
  • Degree level qualification in finance, economics, accounting, business administration or equivalent

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2022 Award (SSC / BSC sector) second time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

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.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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