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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 RQ081071
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

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:

  • Take care of the end to end Fuels and overall AT performance management with regards to gross margin and working with finance manager, tower lead and business
  • Create all materials (MI, reporting) to support monthly and quarterly performance reviews at different levels of the organisation
  • Facilitate the business management planning & performance reporting process
  • Consolidate business forecasting process, variance bridges and functions allocation (local and group allocated charges) processes and annual Planning process
  • Provide support to 5-year planning horizon (LTP as needed)
  • Be responsible for projects' planning through the business management (CBM) process ensuring full integration with other processes and alignment with partners
  • Manage register of business risks and opportunities (V&Os)
  • Review performance through multiple lens with a bias for qualitative insights to ensure that the business is appraised of external trends, competitor activities, dynamic market insights to enable timely response in service of in-year & long-term goals
  • Provide quality business level commentary on performance
  • Develop the availability of timely & insightful MI through Power BI reports
  • Develop and maintain the Fuels Gross Margin analytical tools and MI platform to support forecasting, analysis and MI access for all partners.  Work closely with Fuels specialist in Ops MI team to build database​
  • Make integrity checks/balance on data provision (Fuel) and intervene if vital, on any discrepancies with support of GBS/IT&S who own the transactional accountability
  • Drive total CBM processes and consolidation for AT
  • Drives the continuous improvement, standardisation and simplification across the core planning & performance processes

What You will need to be successful:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required - preferably in Finance or Accounting - CPA, MBA, ACCA, CIMA or Chartered Accountant an advantage
  • 7+ years of relevant finance and accounting experience
  • Experience of financial reporting & analysis and MI processes (actuals, RF & plan) with a focus on performance analysis and intervention
  • 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 partners; good problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing, influencing, and balancing multiple customer groups to drive performance
  • Excellent Excel, Powerpoint
  • Business and commercial competence
  • Building networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge
  • Self-starter with an ability to prioritise and work independently with limited guidance
  • Strong numerical and analytic skills
  • Tech savvy with experience in databases and Power BI build
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Knowledge of local language (Germany - written and spoken) is an advantage

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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