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Planning & Performance SME

Planning & Performance SME

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129094BR
  • 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 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.

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 SME

The core accountability of the role is to provide financial support to the Business for core Finance processes as well as deliver business partnering support for certain key areas. This position reports to the Performance Manager and supports the Fuels business performance management.

In this role you will:

  • Work with the analyst to support the annual planning process, ensuring plans are appropriately challenged and assured for the designated business(es)
  • Produce detailed forecasts during the year, drawing insights and highlighting areas where performance targets are not being met
  • Articulate trends and summarise detailed analysis into meaningful high level messages
  • Analyse and interpret actuals as a basis for performance management at business level
  • Actively support reporting and cost allocation processeses
  • Understands the drivers of value for the Business and associated risks
  • 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) manager(s), in partnership with GBS, in completing Period End Close activities, and with the review and completion of BSI activities for relevant accounts
  • Support the drive for continuous improvement (CI) in MI to ensure integrity & accuracy
  • Contribute to the performance networks to share learnings and solutions

In this role we have the following requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years relevant post degree experience including performance reporting/controlling
  • Fluency in English
  • Recognised national or international professional accountancy qualification e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA is an advantage
  • Experience of reporting and MI processes (actuals, RF & plan) with a focus on performance analysis and intervention
  • Expert use of Excel
  • Able to identify subtle links between seemingly independent information, analyse and interpret the data
  • Identifying trends and cause-effect relationships & the root causes of problems
  • Proactively identifying stakeholders’ needs and concerns
  • A good understanding and use of MI tools (e.g. SAP BW, MI Tool, Dashboards, Power BI) and the underlying IT&S system (preferably SAP) is an advantage
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Looks for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently
  • 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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