Kwinana Finance Manager

  • BP

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Role synopsis Due to an internal promotion we have a leadership opportunity available as Finance Manager for our Kwinana Refinery in Perth. You will be a key member of AsPac Finance Leadership Team and Kwinana Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the AsPac CFO. AsPac Finance Function is on an exciting transformation journey to become a digitally enabled, insights-driven, highly capable and valued business partner to businesses. As the senior leadership member, you will be responsible to drive forward the transformational agenda. Our Finance Operating Model is Hub (enterprise wide finance activity that impacts multiple partners) and Spoke (individual business partner facing team). You will lead a Spoke Finance and Knowledge Management team based in Kwinana that drives business performance through strong commercially-led partner relationships, in support of Kwinana vision. This role has strong interface with different finance Hub teams, function teams and businesses (Kwinana, Midstream and Singapore IST Commercial Team). Key accountabilities Critical success factors are: Being a safety leader, you will need to display safety leadership principles and commitment. Being a strategic finance leader, you will be responsible for leading and co-creating Kwinana 5-year Business Improvement Plan (BIP) with the business leaders. Being a performance and commercial bias finance leader, you will be responsible for providing performance narratives, insights and healthy challenge with different business interfaces around Kwinana business performance. Being a transformative finance leader, you will be responsible for leading digital operating MI transformation. Being a stewardship finance leader, you will be responsible for Control and Risk Management. Being a people leader, you will be responsible for leading and developing your team and function capabilities. Our refinery operates in a highly competitive market, and forms a key part of BP’s local business strategy. Putting our One Team philosophy into motion you will be a major partner to the business, and a significant contributor towards the delivery of BP’s strategic outcomes. Essential Education * Essential experience and job requirements You are an emotionally intelligent people leader with a demonstrated ability to lead, drive performance and facilitate business outcomes. Key desired technical competencies: Shaping Strategy and Integrated PlanningCreates connections with Finance Hub Strategy team, Kwinana, Midstream and IST Commercial teams and applies challenge and Solomon Benchmarking insights to co-create Kwinana 5-year Business Improvement Plan (BIP) Drives clear alignment and integration of Annual Plan and BIP with business priorities and resource planning. Commercial, PPR & CBM Lead the communication of performance narratives to senior leadership and stakeholders outside Kwinana that explain performance and help to shape action. Acts as true business partner: understands critical issues, commercial risks and business value drivers.Supports commercial decision-making through insightful questioning and challenging insights supported by data and financial expertise. Challenges others to develop levers and actions to manage performance. Generate Response Plan for the business to close in-year performance gaps or mitigate the identified in-year risks. Compliance and Control, Accounting PolicyAccountable for the Kwinana controls environment and due diligence. Leads the development of control and compliance framework for Kwinana supported by Finance Control Hub, e.g. control dashboard to enable systematic review. Ability to identify potential accounting policies issues related to new projects and work with the control team and business to ensure the interpretation is accurate and a reflective of substance over form. Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location) * Desirable criteria & qualifications Individual with previous experience as a Performance & Reporting Manager (PPR) or Business facing Planning and Performance Manager. Previous experiences with Supply and Refinery businesses or basic understanding of Refinery Operations and Optimisation would be advantageous. Relocation available Negotiable Travel required Negligible travel Is this a part time position? No About BP 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. BP’s Fuels AsPac business operates in three distinctive retail fuels markets in Australia, New Zealand and China. We’ve been proudly operating in Australia for almost 100 years. Here, we are the only fully integrated fuels business, with a team of 6,000 passionate people delivering quality fuels from the well to the petrol bowser. Along with our terminals, pipelines and 1,400 BP-branded retail fuel sites we are also founding participants in the North West Shelf and Browse joint ventures. We also operate Australia’s largest refinery in Kwinana. Our 3,000 strong New Zealand team is driven to deliver a customer experience second to none. Today we operate more than 90 BP Connect retail sites and are renowned for our signature Wild Bean Cafes. We also have a national network of BP-branded independent retailers, distributor partners, truckstops, and a terminals and logistics operation. Through strong partnerships with China’s top two state-owned oil companies, PetroChina and Sinopec, BP operates over 750 dual-branded retail stations in Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces, serving 400,000 customers and selling over 12 million litres of gasoline and diesel every day. And BP now also has a joint venture with Shandong Dongming Petroleum Company Ltd. BP strives to be a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a great employer. We care deeply about our people, creating a diverse and inclusive environment where everybody can contribute and grow. The breadth of our business makes it the perfect place to build your career. Segment Downstream Closing Date 18-Nov-2018

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