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Trading Settlements Senior Analyst- Maternity cover

Trading Settlements Senior Analyst- Maternity cover

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136842BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting the business with accounting issues through financial reporting, forecasting/planning, advising on policy and compliance and working with relevant stakeholders and teams across the business to effectively contribute to a range of finance activities.

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 Trading and Shipping function Team and advance your career as a

Trading Settlements Senior Analyst
(Maternity cover)

In this role You will:
  • Manage a portfolio of 3rd parties for settlement of financial and physical transactions.
  • Accountable for the accurate and timely completion of Settlements activities within area of responsibility, which include:
  • Generate customer invoices and supporting documentation
  • Settle all 3rd party transactions per contractual terms
  • Ensure funds are received and paid on time and accurately; liaise with counterparties should any discrepancies occur; provide thorough explanations for any outstanding balances
  • Provide accurate details of projected cash flows to enable BP Treasury to manage daily and weekly cash requirements
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with IST commercial teams
  • Ensure full compliance with the BP IST Settlements Policy
  • Ensure delivery of high quality customer service
  • Manage aged debt and cash forecasting
  • Deal with a wide variety of ad-hoc queries timely and escalate as appropriate
  • Identify and assist in delivering continuous Improvement ideas
  • Actively participate and support projects as appropriate
  • Provide exceptional internal and external customer service in order to build and strengthen relationships

We have the following requirements:
  • Relevant finance degree and minimum of 1-3 years of experience finance or accounting
  • Understanding of Accounts Payable and Receivable settlement principles
  • SAP experience
  • Developing and delivering Continuous Improvements ideas (e.g. process change and/or automation & reporting changes)
  • Experience in trading settlements is an advantage & understanding of commodity trading lifecycle (deal execution/entry to settlement) is an advantage.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good work ethics and professionalism
  • Good problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Good stakeholder management/customer service capabilities
  • Self-confident appearance in relations to the internal contacts
  • Basic change management skills
  • Commitment to business control including the courage to speak up where appropriate
  • Team player with ability to handle pressure particularly during busy periods such as month / quarter end

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.

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