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Planning & Performance Analyst

Planning & Performance Analyst

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131813BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have around 60,000 employees in 80 countries, 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.

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!

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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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 function and advance your career as a

Planning & Performance Analyst


In this role you will:

Strategy and Planning
  • Work closely with the management of the german retail business and country leaders to support the annual volume planning process, ensuring volume plans are appropriately challenged and assured for the designated business(es)
  • Produce detailed forecasts during the year, drawing insights and highlighting areas where volume performance targets are not being met

Business Partnering and Performance Insights
  • Articulate trends and summarises detailed analysis into meaningful high level messages
  • Analyse and interpret actuals as a basis for performance management at business level
  • Support reporting and cost allocation processeses
  • Actively help the Fleet growth oriented projects providing reporting and insights
  • Understand the drivers of value for the Business and associated risks

Performance Reporting
  • Carry out the month end close processes in a timely and accurate manner
  • Translate financial and operational performance for the businesses and evaluate and articulate the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts
  • Support the ARC (accounting, reporting, control) managers in completing Period End Close activities, and with the review and completion of BSI (balance sheet integrity) activities for relevant accounts
  • Support the drive for continuous improvement (CI) in MI to ensure integrity & accuracy and to meet advances in business requirements


In this role we have the following requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in finance or accounting
  • Typically requires a minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in controlling, accounting or financial reporting
  • Recognised national or international professional accountancy qualification e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA is an advantage
  • Fluency in English
  • Advanced use of Excel
  • Able to identify subtle links between seemingly independent information and interprets the data, quickly identifying trends and cause-effect relationships & the root causes of problems and proposes solutions
  • Proactively identifying stakeholders’ needs & concerns
  • A good understanding and use of MI tools (e.g. SAP BW, MI Tool, Dashboards, Power BI) and SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience of reporting and MI processes (actuals, RF & plan) with a focus on performance analysis
  • Able to analyse and summarise complex information
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Skilled at interpreting accounting data, able to provide a focus on underlying trends and messages
  • Resilience to operate effectively in a fast moving, challenging environment
  • Looks for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently (CI)
  • Excellent communication and cooperation skills


At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a stylish office environment
  • Learning opportunities, other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Company laptop
  • Phone for private usage
  • Opportunity to work from home: up to 2 days / week based on team agreement

bp Hungary won the Most attractive employer 2021 Award, based on the PwC annual research. Come and join us!

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