Group Reporting Team Leader

26 Nov 2016
17 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
  • Build and lead a specific country and business focused team and provide accounting support to the relevant business and Finance CFO team.
  • Accountable for the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial actuals to comply with local country fiscal regulations and Finance Standards and Practices, ensuring a robust control environment exists.
  • Manage the interface with related roles performed in the Outsourced Service Provider and external audit.
  • Accountable for building capability and supporting change within the Group Reporting team in the drive for exceptional customer service, operational excellence & compliance.

Key accountabilities
  • Adhering with the tasks outlined in the QMS Systems of GBS Europe
  • Coach and develop members of the team and coordinate team activities
  • The Team Leader will look for opportunities to drive process improvements
  • Support Business clients in understanding their General Ledger and Group reporting.
  • Ensure timely and accurate Group Accounts submissions and drive for consistent improvement of Key Performance Indicators (Post Gait Adjustments; Intercompany differences) and higher quality Group Accounts reviews
  • Provide support for Statutory accounts audit and filing and Tax computation preparation, filing and related audits and queries
  • Ensure the team fully complies with the Balance Sheet Integrity standard and reports on a timely and correct basis to the Internal Control team on ledgers for which the team is responsible
  • Supports the team member in resolution of queries and issues as they arise with reference to relevant resources such as the Group Reporting Manual, working with the Business / Country teams or other support from within the GBS
  • Deal with Outsourced Service Providers where applicable and act as point of escalation for issues between businesses and Accenture
  • To comply with any other job-related requirements. This may be defined by an attached task list or defined by one's relevant team lead or process lead or by business contact
  • Work with the GBS Internal Control team to maintain Control Evaluation Templates owned within the team current, perform periodic self-assessment activities and facilitate internal and external audit review

Essential Education
  • Relevant degree

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Relevant degree
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Financial accounting experience
  • Able to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a strong track record of delivery against tight deadlines

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications

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 fulfills 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
[ "16-Dec-2016" ]