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Planning & Performance Subject Matter Expert - Fixed - Term

Planning & Performance Subject Matter Expert - Fixed - Term

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 141163BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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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!
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 Finance Team and advance your career as a

Planning & Performance Subject Matter Expert - Fixed - Term (appr. 2 years)


Finance teams ensure up-to-date, reliable, accurate and transparent financial, accounting, management and statutory reports. Elaborate assets and transactions, carrying out the month end close processes and data integrity, financial statutory reports, general finance and accounting, controlling, intercompany accounting, performance reporting

In this role You will:
  • Support the annual planning process, ensuring plans are appropriately challenged and assured for the designated business(es)
  • Produces detailed forecasts during the year, drawing insights and highlighting areas where performance targets are not being met
  • Articulates trends and summarizes detailed analysis into meaningful high level messages
  • Analyses and interprets actuals as a basis for performance management at business level.
  • Actively supports reporting and cost allocation processes.
  • Understands the drivers of value for the Business and associated risks.
  • Translates financial and operational performance for the businesses and evaluates and articulates the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts on a monthly basis to incorporate into the plan and current outlook for the year.
  • Support the ARC 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 and to meet advances in business requirements.
  • Contribute to the performance networks to share learnings and solutions
What You will need to be successful:
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5-6 years relevant post degree experience
  • Recognised national or international professional accountancy qualification e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA or qualified by experience
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Able to analyse and interpret the data
  • 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)
  • Experience of reporting and MI processes (actuals, RF & plan) with a focus on performance analysis and intervention
  • Able to analyse and summarise complex information and prepared to drive performance improvements together with the business
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Skilled at interpreting accounting data
  • Resilience to operate effectively in a fast moving, challenging environment
  • Expert use of Exce
  • Excellent communication and cooperation skills
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 paternity 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 2021 Award, based on the PwC annual research. Come and join us!

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