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Planning & Performance Senior SME

Planning & Performance Senior SME

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • 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 RQ081027
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

Internal Job Description

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!

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 Team and advance your career as a

Planning & Performance Senior SME

In this role You will:

  • Support for development of regional budget submissions, i.e. QPF’s.
  • Facilitate interfaces with Logistics personnel to ensure that all inputs for costs are included in estimates and forecasts including for Value of Work Done, i.e. VOWD
  • Support quality application of all required budget management tools and trackers
  • Assess cost forecast estimates to ensure they reflect approved budgets
  • Assess actual vs. forecast spend discrepancies to identify cause and adjust forecast
  • Support purchase to pay process e.g., shopping cart creation, PO approvals, vendor queries - As required.
  • Support invoice validation and accounts payables invoice queries.
  • Support cost allocation process
  • Provide assurance that budgetary systems meet appropriate delegations of authority, i.e. FM (Financial Memorandum), AFE (Authorisation For Expenditure)
  • Monitor and report on cost based KPIs and metrics
  • Support regional cost performance reviews
  • Support financial audits for Logistics including for Joint Ventures

What You will need to be successful:

  • Motivated self-starter with positive influencing skills and a strong business sense.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Business.
  • Excellent data analysis and interrogation skills, including advanced-level use of PowerBI, Excel, and data analytics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to present ideas clearly and distinctly, fluency in English.
  • Prior experience in finance processes especially in the areas of estimating value of work done, budgeting & forecasting and cost monitoring & analysis.
  • Solid understanding of key business drivers (financial and operational) and how they relate to profitability.
  • An understanding of planning and performance management and previous experience in heritage upstream business is preferred.

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.

Please note that, according to Hungarian law (2012/I. 113. §), Mothers or single parents caring for a child under three years of age cannot be employed in night shift positions.

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2023 Award (SSC / BSC sector) third 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 eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Analysis and modelling, Analysis and modelling, Analytics, Benchmarking, Business Performance, Business process improvement, Commercial Acumen, Commercial performance management, Communication, Cost Management, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Economic evaluation methodology, Economic modelling, Financial Analysis, Group Problem Solving, Integrated Planning, Investment appraisal, Long Term Planning, Management Reporting, Managing change, Measurement and metrics, Organizational knowledge, Performance and planning, Performance management {+ 4 more}

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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