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Sr. Business ARC Analyst

Sr. Business ARC Analyst

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ075281
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Summary:

Grade H (7)

Responsible for delivering accounting and reporting services, using sound technical capabilities to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of accounting policy application, internal control, financial reporting, accounting systems support and delivery of financial accounting processes in conformance with BP's systems and requirements.

Job Description:

Key Results / Accountabilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of end to end process in general accounting and reporting, fixed assets, accounts receivables, credit, accounts payable, costing, performance reporting, statutory accounting and direct tax services (i.e. journal postings, GL maintenance, system postings, report preparation, reconciliations, tax submissions, etc.) in accordance with SLAs.

  • To support timely and accurate monthly group reporting.

  • To support timely and accurate reporting of quarterly and annual results as per companies act and Clause 41 of the Listing Agreement

  • To support timely and accurate compilation of tax accounts and tax audit forms

  • To interface with auditors for all audits of CIL and other entities. To manage audit process to eliminate issues, and ensure smooth audit if any.

  • To support in compliance of books of accounts with Group Accounting Policies and Indian Accounting Standards, wherever applicable

  • Manage monthly/quarterly close related activities for CIL and BPISPL and ensure that the timelines as specified are adhered to.

  • Perform analytical reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness of the numbers.

  • To support in ensuring internal controls for all reporting activities

  • To lead internal/external audit till finalisation 

  • Assisting to Sr. Management on various business aspects/management dashboards/data analysis

  • Manage and coordinate the reconciliation of the respective systems to ensure they balance and that any discrepancies or variations are investigated and corrected.

  • Provide relevant advice and information to staff across GBS and its customers as and when required.

  • Regularly track and resolve outstanding general accounting and reporting issues that have been escalated, or further escalate to the necessary parties.

  • Proactively identify, propose and implement continuous improvement opportunities in existing processes within the team.

  • Support new business on various accounting, taxation  and audit aspects 

  • Liaise with senior stakeholders internally and externally

  • Trust accounting and audit 


  • Constantly scans for improvement opportunities and implements transformative solutions that solve our most challenging and complex problems. 

  • Moves at a high pace while collaborating, managing risks, communicating, thinking globally and while demonstrating BP’s values, behaviours and mindsets. 

  • Continuously promotes Agile methodology through both adopting agile principles and actively championing agile at every opportunity. 

  • Thinks Digital Delivery first through apply deep digital expertise to problems, through understanding and promoting automation and through analysing data to create breakthrough solutions. 

  • Builds capability through inspiring teams to learn new skills, adopt new practices and seek growth opportunities. 

Key Challenges 

  • Ensure 100% accuracy and timeliness of group and statutory reports in accordance to agreed service levels.

  • Develop a good understanding of the customer organisation as well as the business in order to be able to deliver high quality service. 

  • Managing the day to day work activities of the team and ensuring the necessary skills and experience are available to meet the challenges of a demanding and complex workload.

  • High level of familiarity with the various systems used for the different functions (e.g. general accounting, reporting, direct tax, etc.) in order to maintain and reconcile the accounts receivable system to ensure it balances correctly.

  • Liaising with customers and colleagues in different geographical locations, time zones and potentially in different languages using different systems requiring rigorous coordination between teams. 

  • Managing team members who are servicing different customers in various geographical locations and using different systems

Qualifications, Competencies & Mindset

Essential Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Business, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • Certification in CPSM, CPM or equivalent is an added advantage

  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant procurement experience managing a client-service oriented function with experience in management of large corporate initiatives/projects, strategic thinking, relationship management and processes

  • Strong understanding of procurement and general accounting practices with detailed knowledge of accounts payable practices

  • Proficient in PSCM applications including ARIBA, SAP ECC, SAP SRM and Salesforce  

  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment

  • Experience in using ERP, advanced skills in Excel & PowerPoint

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication 

Own your success

  • Accountable for delivering innovative business outcomes; Seeks opportunities to improve and digitize process delivery; Adheres to safe and ethical work practices

Think big

  • Actively builds own knowledge, capabilities and skills for the future; Values teamwork and collaborates to achieve results

Be curious

  • Willing to suggest new ways of working, processes and technologies; Ensures the delivery and improvement of digital solutions to benefit customers

Effortless customer experiences

  • Understands customer needs and delivers digital seamless self-service customer experiences

Digital first

  • Applies creative digital solutions to solve problems

Qualification & Experience and Competencies
Education and Experience

  • Recognised professional accounting qualification – Chartered Accountant only

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in general and/or financial accounting, audit finalisation.

  • MNC/Big 4 experience must 

  • Required Criteria

  • English language competency.

  • Preferred Criteria

  • Shared service centre experience.

  • JDE/SAP system experience.

  • Any Other Relevant Information (Particular reference to planning (nature and impact), scope of impact (Team, BU, Segment, BP globally etc)

  • This covers Key Decisions and to what extent? Types of relationship internally and externally that the person required maintaining contact with.

This position’s primary interfaces are:


  • GBS teams

  • GBS business partners


  • Auditors

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be 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


Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Analytics, Business process control, Business process improvement, Collaboration, Commercial acumen, Commercial assurance for external reporting, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Curiosity, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Automation, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Influencing {+ 5 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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