Finance Analyst

United Kingdom
24 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job profile summary:
Responsible for supporting Air BP GSD deployment across all Finance processes.

Job Advert:
This role can either be based from Milton Keynes or Sunbury and will involve up to 50% European travel.
If based in Sunbury you will need to be available to work from Milton Keynes for 2 / 3 days a week for the next 18 months.

Working in Air BP's Global SAP Deployment (GSD) team to deliver the transformation and simplification of business processes and implementation of SAP as part of the GSD programme.

The Finance Analyst is the subject matter expert on Air BP's financial processes. The role, working in a team with 2 other process experts, will act as the interface between local front line business staff and the Air BP Global Design Authority and the GSD Program as appropriate.

By understanding the GSD template, the process expert will help identify and facilitate simplification, standardisation and business readiness in the area of financial processes.

The Finance Implementation Process expert will provide detailed subject matter and business process expertise to the project, ensuring that business requirements are captured in the end state design.

Once the GSD template is implemented, the process expert will help identify opportunities to further improve or optimise business processes through analysing opportunities, capturing business requirements and assessing viability before representing the change at the appropriate change board meeting.
  • Act as a champion for the template between the business and GSD.
  • Maintain relationships with key business stakeholders in relation to the core financial processes.
  • Identify opportunities for standardisation and simplification outside of the standard set of simplification projects. Provide analysis and consultancy to the Air BP business to help identify opportunities to further improve or optimise business processes.
  • Advise the business on changes, simplification and cleansing activities that should be taken.
  • document Change requests and Functional specifications relating to core Financial processes.
  • Develop Test scenarios, create steps and working with business, execute Functional Acceptance Testing in the objects delivered by the development team.
  • Deliver a robust and well tested solution to for their process area that is integrated with the rest of the template.
  • Deliver Finance setup, process documentation, testing and training in the areas of Direct Debit, Cash Matching, Dunning, Interest Charges, Air BP Global Credit Back, Bank account set up, Master Data Requirements (PC, CC etc.).
  • Execution of testing scenarios and transactional data loads Data analysis, validation, reconciliation, cleansing and conversion.
To be a success in this role you will have;
  • Financial qualification
  • Expert knowledge of SAPFI
  • Excellent team worker with knowledge sharing bias
  • Analytical and meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Credit Back and eHub settlement processes

About BP:
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, 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.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers' needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

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