Senior System Expert - SAP BPC

15 Nov 2016
08 Jun 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
The role is key in providing the continuous operation of a business critical MI system: SAP BPC for Financial Management Information. The main role will be to provide support in the technical resolution of issues and ensuring a timely close management process.

Key accountabilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of systems administration for SAP BPC
  • Creation and maintenance of BPC hierarchies and dimensions
  • Creation and maintenance of data manager packages
  • Delivery of enhancements and improvements to the SAP BPC platform
  • To manage SAP BPC during month end close and MI process for Lubricants globally
  • To ensure data integrity by performing spot checks on data feed, report and actively manage discrepancies
  • To provide assistance and explanation to queries. Liaise with 3rd party service providers, and Business Intelligence (BI) team to resolve technical issues
  • To create, amend and manage Member Access Profiles in SAP BPC
  • To maintain Audit Logging using Web Administration and monitor SAP BPC Admin Tasks
  • To modify Input Templates in line with structure or process changes
  • To assist in the internal Rolling Forecast and Planning processes from a technical perspective
  • To gather information and insights via building effective relationships with the business partners and other key GBS contributors
  • Be the lead in coordinating change impacting users related to SAP BPC system
  • To maintain SAP BPC Super user network, ensure agenda covers developments and best practice sharing for effective knowledge and resource utilization across the geographic region
  • To support system and process improvement with identification and implementation of ideas, provide support to project management and implementation
  • Operate effective back up structure for the role
  • To document processes and maintain documentation, adhere with the tasks outlined in the EMS/QMS Systems of GBS Europe

Essential Education
  • Relevant degree

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Understanding of and experience with performance management system operation (i.e. SAP BPC, FBW etc.) and MI processes (Actuals, GFO, Plan)
  • Fluency in English
  • Power user level knowledge of SAP BPC 7.5 (creation of complex reports and input templates using EVDRE functions)
  • Systems Administration of a SAP BPC 10.1 (Netweaver) environment
  • 2 years of experience in the operation and managing change preferably in performance management, management information and reporting system infrastructures
  • Structured thinking, skilled at investigating data, processes to ensure consistency, propose actions and improvements to system and processes
  • Good at spreadsheets, communication and presentation skills

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Experience in a commercial environment solving business problems through impactful use of MI solutions
  • Systems Administration of a SAP BPC 7.5 (Microsoft) environment

Relocation available

Travel required
Negligible travel

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 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.

The Finance Function fulfils three key activities: to report financial and operational results, both internally and externally, with independence and integrity; to support business performance management and planning processes by using consistent data collection and reporting processes; and to integrate financial and commercial processes to enable end to end optimization. Finance also supports the development of annual and long term plans, strategies and performance management processes as well as provides economic analysis and Group Investment Assurance and Approval Process (GIAAP) support for business opportunities, investments and other specific projects as needed.

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date
[ "17-Jun-2017" ]