China Performance Analyst

30 Oct 2016
09 May 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
Why: The China Performance Analyst supports the China Performance Manager with the Planning, Performance and Reporting activities which includes the timely and accurate reporting of the Rolling Forecast, monthly MI and annual Plan as well as monthly cash flow forecast for both auto and Industrial.

What: The Performance Analyst will be a key member of the China OU Performance team and will be an important contributor in supporting the consolidation of OU results and loading in SAP BPC (including supplementary, market space and channel data) during actuals, Plan and RF reporting cycles; as well as to support financial operations of China Industrial.

It is an excellent opportunity to develop functional skills, the ability to work with large diverse teams from various functions including sales/marketing, supply chain, improve connectivity with SPU PPM team and sharpen conversational/behavioural skills through opportunities to interact with senior managers/decision makers.

This role sits in our Castrol business, a part of the BP Group. Join Castrol and you'll get all of the benefits of a company steeped in family spirit and history, coupled with the security and opportunities a big corporation can offer.

Key accountabilities
Monthly consolidation of OU results via JDE, BIGS and KL report and polishing raw data template for further analysis provided via senior performance analyst.
Monthly uploading and reconciling actual and GFO sales data onto SAP BPC system.
Monthly prepare the actual marine report.
Monthly support cash flow report.
• Obtaining OU results from SOT team and KL, reconcile with results from JDE system.
• Polishing raw data and preparing first-step reports under guides of senior performance analyst.
• Uploading actual and GFO sales data in the format of SAP BPC according to sales data reports provided by senior performance analyst.
• Support industrial performance analyst on the Rolling forecast process for ASP and functional cost - co-ordinate with Marketing, Strategy & functional team leaders to work out the latest picture for expenditure, analyse the actual spending and capital nature to get the full projection of Rolling forecast P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow, to ensure the Rolling Forecast integrity from Finance perspectives for China Industrial.
• Extract data from hosted systems and prepare the monthly actual reports to marine/Energy/Fuel answering queries from marine regional team regarding P/L, B/S items where necessary.
• Perform ad hoc business and financial analysis as required.

Essential Education
Degree in Accounting and/or Professional Accounting Qualification (e.g. ACCA /CIMA) - part or qualified

Essential experience and job requirements
• Extensive experience working within a multi-national desirable, with 5+ years working experience in Accounting, Performance & Reporting.
• Excellent Excel skills

• Proficient in both written and spoken English/ Mandarin
• Confident in initiating clear communication
• Experience in BIGS (Business Intelligence Global Standards), JD Edwards and SAP BPC application would be added advantages

• Prioritises work to meet deadlines and deliver under pressure with low response time
• Willing to learn with a challenging and enquiring mind
• Team Player

Core competencies
• Performance bias - basic
• Business awareness - basic
• Partnership & teamwork - basic

FC&A Technical & Professional competencies
• Understanding accounts - skilful
• Providing Management information - basic
• Applying processes and mastering systems - basic
• Managing relationships & building partnerships - basic

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
• Learn and apply the best practices of BP, act with professionalism and strive for excellent execution.
• Put the team first.
• Build strong relationships based on trust and honest discussion.
• Problem Solving: Able to analyses, identify root cause, and solve problems.
• Team working: Willingness and ability to provide effective support to team members.
• Personal effectiveness: Demonstrate a strong bias for action and performance oriented.
• Analytical, logical and coherent in approach.
• Possess good communication and networking skills.
• Partnership & teamwork - Engage/respect diverse contributions of team/partners/networks
Innovation - looks for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently.

Relocation available

Travel required
Yes - up to 25%

Is this a part time position?

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of over 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future

BP has been operating in China since the early 1970s. With a total investment of US$4.7 billion at the end of 2009, BP is one of the leading foreign investors in China. BP's business activities include offshore gas production, chemical joint ventures, aviation fuel supply, LPG import and marketing, oil product and lubricant retailing, solar power installations and manufacturing, and the sales of chemicals technology.

In addition to these commercial projects, BP has been actively engaged in energy research activities, particularly clean energy and alternative energy R&D initiatives, aiming to develop clean, sustainable and local energy solutions to support the Chinese economic development. The projects we are involved in include

- Clean Energy Facing the Future - a 10-Year R&D initiative in partnership with Chinese Academy of Science
- Clean Energy Commercialization Centre, a research joint venture in Partnership with Chinese Academy of Science
- BP- Tsinghua Clean Energy Research and Education Centre
- BP-Sun Yat-Sen University Center for LNG Education, Training and Research

In parallel, BP has been working to invest in the community to help address the local issues. By the end of 2009, BP's total community investment in China exceeded US$12 million and BP's community practices have been recognized by "2007 Multinational Corporation with Utmost Core Competitiveness in China" Award jointly issued by UNEP and China International Institute of Multinational Corporations, and also "China's Best Corporate Citizenship Award" by 21st Century Business Herald and 21st Century Business Review for 5 consecutive years since 2004.


Closing Date
[ "29-May-2017" ]