Planning & Performance Analyst – BP – Anchorage, AK

The Planning & Performance Analyst is part of the Alaska Planning and Performance Management team. BP Alaska operates the Greater Prudhoe Bay (GPB) field and also has interest in the Milne Point, Point Thomson, and Liberty fields. GPB is a super-giant field and one of North America’s largest with over 12bn barrels of oil produced since start up in 1977.

The role offers a breadth of finance exposure by supporting the Alaska Regional Leadership Team with: planning and performance, upholding the investment governance process and providing regional guidance for region wide processes. The position is located in Anchorage and will work closely with the Functions and in Anchorage supporting operations on the North Slope.

  • Owns the finance interface with assigned Business Function BROs (Budget Response Officers)
  • Works with BROs to support quarterly plan freezes (forecast, variances…) and monthly WIP/actuals reviews – use the process to drive to a safer more profitable business for the longer term
  • Works with ARC (Accounting, Reporting, Control) to maintain integrity of the financial data that adheres to accounting policies
  • Coordinates the Alaska FM process, ensuring compliance with segment and functional reviews and requirements
  • Ensures communication between Area teams and Regional Leadership Team
  • Delivers Alaska Region performance reporting
  • Supports Alaska annual operating plan and performance manages delivery
  • Supports the annual reserves process and valuation tasks (SMOG, Impairment, Goodwill)
  • Continues our part in migrating to a more robust systems infrastructure
  • Modernizes and transforms the business through technology (Power BI, Power Apps, Athena…) and/or new ways of working (Agile, BRO empowerment)
  • Provides ad-hoc support to key initiatives (Operating Philosophy, NeXT…)

  • Minimum of an accounting, finance or other business degree or 3+ years of equivalent on job related experience

  • Upstream experience
  • Strong analytical and financial skills: economic evaluation, accounting, reporting, cost management
  • Ability to act independently and challenge the status quo within a given remit while maintaining a connection to the team and the business
  • Understanding of system controls, financial controls, and risk assessment, and ability to interpret and communicate financial information with clarity
  • Relationship management skills: influence, communications, confidence, team work
  • A self starter with attention to detail who embraces change and directs their learning and development to build their skill set and improve the business
  • Microsoft Office 365 proficient (Power BI, Power Apps etc. expertise a plus)
  • Ability to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a track record of timely delivery

Must have ability to work a town-based position located in Anchorage, Alaska.

  • More than 3 years economic analysis, accounting and cost management experience in the Oil Industry
  • Experience with the use of financial systems and tools to support an oil and gas business
  • Segment systems (CDM) and economic evaluation tools (PEEP, Field Plan) experience




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