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BP Americas, Inc. Financial Analyst in Wando, South Carolina


Job title:

Financial Analyst



Req ID:


Relocation available:


Travel required:

Yes - up to 10%

About BP:

At BP, we’re involved in every aspect of the energy system. With over 73,000 employees in 78 countries, we’re constantly working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. And with our Downstream business producing refined petroleum products, creating premium brand lubricants, delivering 11.9m tonnes of petrochemicals and supplying distinctive fuels and retail services through 18,700 retail sites, they’re helping us meet the biggest demands of the world.

As part of our Downstream team, you’ll help deliver high-quality products and services that meet all of our customers’ needs, all while growing and achieving your career’s biggest goals. Join BP and help us change the way we power up the world.

Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Legal disclaimer:

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Job Profile Summary:

The goal of this role is to provide a meaningful analysis for our manufacturing units (PTA & OSBL) & Logistics at BPs Petrochemicals Manufacturing plant in Cooper River. The jobholder will deliver fit-for-purpose analysis and deep dives to provide meaningful performance reports and insides to the manufacturing leadership team. The Financial Analyst is in charge to deliver reliable and accurate financial forecasts (GFO) & annual budgets but is also performing excellent variance analyses versus budget and ad-hoc requests throughout the year, enabling the Senior Management to take efficient management decisions.

Time Type:

Full time


United States of America


United States - South Carolina - Wando

Job advert:

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manufacturing closing (pricing, consumption, production, inventories and intra-divisional process) including yield calculation and analysis as well as verification of production metrics.

  • Full cost analysis of PTA/OSBL product lines, including manufacturing variable and fixed production cost (Variable PBM model)

  • Logistics cost review with Logistics department on monthly basis

  • Provide insides on logistics performance via a meaningful KPI reporting

  • Support to annual budget/GFO process for PTA/OSBL

  • Support Financial Framework (BIP / 5YS) for manufacturing product lines including performance and variance analysis

  • Prepare monthly site performance charts for management

  • Perform Segregation of Duties control activities

  • Catalyst valuation and analysis

  • Provide input for supplemental reporting (ADD/SUP)

  • Complete manufacturing governmental surveys as required

  • Coordinate, follow-up, analyze and provide management information of the maintenance & TAR and fixed cost spend

  • Contact person for Data Lake for site reporting

  • Internal control/support external audit

  • Aid with Ad hoc analyses and requests

Essential Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

Essential experience and job requirements:

  • Excellent PC skills, MS Office with strong Excel skills, SAP (MM, CO, FI, SD), Business Warehouse applications. SAP experience preferred, but not required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Finance, Accounting or related work experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, high level of numeric and financial awareness for business modeling and analysis

  • Prioritizes task effectively and works to tight deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with individuals at all organizational levels.

  • Self-motivated and good team player, able to work both independently and in a team-based environment.

  • Asks focused questions to gather information and uses resources to get things done through formal and informal networks.

  • Ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams.

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