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Finance at BP attracts high-calibre professionals from over 60 nationalities. We can offer you a rich and varied career, working across different locations and cultures to tangibly impact our business in a safe and reliable environment
BP is built on incisive financial decisions. Our finance team works to add value to our diverse company, by providing expert advice, driving strategy, offering independent perspectives and delivering efficient processes.

Ours is an industry that’s constantly changing. Global markets literally shift overnight. We buy and sell assets, and negotiate huge contracts around the world. Discoveries need to be assessed, new technologies funded and strategies agreed. Our finance professionals deliver the commercial expertise to projects to ensure we keep pace.


In group finance, you could be involved in capital allocation, planning, performance management, financial reporting or balance sheet management. There will be plenty of opportunities to specialize – whether that’s as an economist helping us to respond to fast-changing energy markets or as an expert in financial processes ensuring our systems are benchmarks for excellence.

People stories

  • BP two in top BAME leaders list
    BP two in top BAME leaders list
    Two BP leaders, Orlando Alvarez and Hesham Mekawi have been named in the ‘UPstanding’ list of 100 top black Asian minority ethnic (BAME) professionals published in the Financial Times
  • What is Downstream?
    What is Downstream?
    With a strong focus on safety, reliability, quality and efficiency, our Downstream business is looking to the future: maintaining our competitive market position, while increasing our footprint in growing markets. From engineering to finance, operations to retail, wherever your talents lie, we’re sure to have the right role for you.
  • From soldiering to supply and trading: Leanne's story
    From soldiering to supply and trading: Leanne's story
    BP’s Military Placement Programme (MPP) is designed to strike a good balance between giving candidates tangible roles with clear responsibility and also allowing them the time and space to get up to speed with sector knowledge
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