Performance Analyst

  • Base + flex allowance + shares + bonus + health care + flexible working
  • Sunbury, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BP Plc.
  • 15 Oct 18

The Upstream HR and PSCM Planning and Commercial (P&C) team develops and manages the financial planning and performance management reporting for HR and PSCM Functions. The team provides high quality financial and broader performance analysis to support the management of the functional cost base This exciting role offers a unique opportunity to develop a better understanding of Upstream Business Functions. The post-holder will prepare high-quality quarterly Power BI dashboards for PSCM/HR and coordinate the functional recharge process with budget holders to optimize cost recovery The Analyst will report to the Planning and Commercial Director.

Key accountabilities :

  • Manage the Upstream HR and PSCM Performance Management process via control points for spend and headcount, involving liaison with Upstream Finance, functional performance teams and budget holders. Integrate the Above Region and Region financials to track Functional performance and support proposals to optimize cost recovery. Prepare Power BI dashboards for distribution to LTs and manage Group submissions
    • Ensure integration of performance reporting with the financial planning process managed by the team
    • Provide analytical support to team members on the Quarterly Plan Freeze
  • Responsible for managing the quarterly cost reporting activities, communicating to all relevant stakeholders and support query resolution for successful close out
  • Ensure provision of commentary and insights for performance reporting on Upstream HR and PSCM financial plans by sub-Function and Region, identifying opportunities for efficiency
  • Coordinate the HR and PSCM Functional Recharges process with ARC and functional performance teams in support of cost recovery processes; and regional acceptance of those costs
  • Liaise with Finance ARC on the Functional cost centre structure and Delegations of Authority impacts from Organisational changes
  • Support key projects, continuous improvement opportunities, team cover plans and ad-hoc activities impacting team deliverables

Essential experience and job requirements :

  • Experience of managing and owning financial performance management processes and systems within BP, ideally supporting business or function activities
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and networks effectively within a diverse group and deal with sensitive information
  • Manage through ambiguity, influence and collaborate with internal stakeholders across organizational boundaries
  • Analytical skills – ability to understand data quickly and draw out key messages and insights while maintaining rigour and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with ability to understand requirements and respond to client needs
  • Ability to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a strong track record of delivery
  • Strong Excel, Power BI and PowerPoint skills

Essential Education :

  • University Graduate or recognized professional qualification in Finance or related disciplines



Desirable criteria and qualifications :

  •  A good understanding of Upstream finance and performance management processes
  • Microsoft Power BI