Senior Planning and Performance Analyst US Finance
Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
3251 S Western Blvd
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Senior Planning and Performance Analyst US Finance
The Sr. Planning and Performance Analyst contributes to driving planning, forecasting and performance management processes. The goal of the team is to provide clear and tangible performance view to inform forward decision-making processes and improve the financial performance of the North America Fuels business. The team communicates regularly with the Business entity teams within Fuels North America to understand and communicate past financial results and forecast future performance. The team also networks with other BP businesses to ensure consistent approach in planning and performance management activities. This role will focus on the regular monthly Commercial Business Management (CBM) cadence that involves: leading and facilitating the Financial Review (FR) meetings as part of CBM, preparing financialized CBM performance outlook during specific monthly cycles, leverage the use of Vulnerabilities & Opportunities (V&O) for CBM and Response Plan processes. The role sits on the CBM coordinators network, attends the other CBM reviews (Supply Review and Demand Review), and plays a key role in driving clarity around our financial CBM forecasts.
The Sr. Planning & Performance Analyst is a member of the North America Fuels SPU Planning and Performance Reporting (PPR) Team located in Chicago.
United States - Illinois - Chicago
**Default hours (time profile):**
Yes - up to 10%
+ Facilitate the Financial Review (FR) meeting as part of the regular CBM process. Take active role as a member of the CBM Coordinators network.
+ Prepare financial summary, analysis, reconciliations and gap analysis supporting CBM outlooks and forecasts
+ Prepare analysis of V&Os, generate related insights and drive performance conversations with each entity to support insightful and constructive management of performance delivery
+ Perform financial analysis and assist with presentations and template creation for GFO Submissions, Annual Plan, Quarterly and Monthly Actuals, Response Plan submissions and other PPR activities
+ Provide Continuous Improvement (CI) leadership for the SPU PPR team and implement opportunities to drive MI modernization, including report automation and digital delivery for the business and specifically for Finance and CBM processes
+ Ad hoc assignments including preparation of materials for Leadership Team meetings, Performance Reviews; leading performance discussions with various work groups to help broaden understanding of business trends and drivers;
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required
**Desirable criteria and qualifications:**
+ Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
+ Bachelor's degree or an advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Engineering with a financial focus
+ A refining, marketing or supply chain background
+ Strong communication and presentation skills
+ Self-motivated and self-starting, and able to work in \"stand alone\" situations
+ Demonstrated strong analytical skills, and the ability to bring analytical
+ Solutions to sometimes ambiguous business information
+ Demonstrated a solid grasp of business concepts, realistic judgment and quantitative and critical thinking skills
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.
The 4,400 employees of BP's Fuels, North America business refine, store, move, deliver and market a wide range of distinctive and high-quality energy products that drive economic growth. Our U.S. refineries in Indiana, Ohio and Washington have a net daily processing capacity of 746,000 barrels. We manage more than 3,200 miles of pipeline and, through our interest in BP Midstream Partners LP, have an ownership stake in nearly 1,500 additional miles.
We also have a growing network of retail stations that provide fuels and convenience products to consumers at around 7,100 BP- and ARCO-branded sites, and close to 1,000 ampm convenience stores in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada.
**Application close date:**
**Job Family Group:**
United States - Illinois
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**Essential experience and job requirements:**
Minimum of 6 years experience in refining & marketing and/or knowledge of downstream and refining technology/terminology and concepts is required
**Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):**
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If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future. Associated topics: analyse, analysis, business analytic, business intelligence, financial analyst, investment analytics, refine, refinement, regulation, valuation analyst
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