Business Analyst – BP ,Oman

Job profile summary:
Role synopsis
The Business Analyst is a critical member of the AR & Credit Leadership Team. The role includes leading the compilation of the department’s performance management and scorecard Management Information (MI), in addition to communicating results & trends in a way that influences change & improvement. This high visibility role is accountable for the successful capture, collation, analysis, development and presentation of performance reporting with relevant business context through various reporting methods. The individual needs to be confident and skilful while working in a diverse and complex environment. The Business Analyst will identify improvement opportunities through analysis of data, metrics, and processes. The successful candidate will work with and influence a range of Global Business Services (GBS) and BP staff and will be able to determine the appropriate approach and context for the audience. The role requires a high level of organization and time management skills to meet aggressive deadlines in compressed timeframes.

Key accountabilities
Management Information reports for AR&C
Develop metrics and reporting to drive performance in conjunction with Operations Manager and Team Leads. Accountable for reporting KPI scorecard metrics and results monthly.
Extract, analyse and mine for root cause deviations in the performance metrics and work with teams for relevant business context.
Reporting portfolio includes Balanced Scorecard, Operations Team Dashboard, GBS Metrics, Directors Operational Reports, Power BI Reports and Stakeholder Performance Scorecards. Communicate results and root causes to Leadership with proposed solutions.
GBS Stakeholder Meeting coordination for Governance & facilitation for designated Operational Reviews.
Create, maintain, update and enhance databases and reporting that support the various teams to perform optimally.
Ad hoc reporting from multiple sources to support team needs as well as support in MI & analysis associated with CS/OTC Service Center Technologies (Siebel, SCT2.0, WDE).
Identify and close process gaps, harmonize processes and/or technical enhancements to aid cash collection and/or reduce past due across all BU’s.
Drive Continuous Improvement and RCI’s to improve performance and efficiencies. Coordinate with teams on providing feedback to the Customer Value Statement.
Prepare/update measurement of activity effort required for BU’s through data capture, mining and Siebel data.
Drive and support team performance with usage of Power BI insights and Cost to Serve data.
Manage ad hoc requests from internal/external business partners, leadership and for CRF support.
Validate month end results reported by various areas to ensure accuracy.
Support department Budget and Headcount tracking Work closely with the GBS Americas Finance Team on monthly, quarterly and annual budget requests. Support the department’s annual planning and re-forecast process.
Support/participate in the Americas Change Advisory Group.
Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis, as needed to support the AR&C agenda.

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Essential Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
​Essential experience and job requirements
3+ Years of analytical experience working with complex data and performing trend analysis resulting in meaningful business context.
5+ years of business experience in a large corporate environment.
Strong presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Experience in identifying and communicating business insights to drive performance improvement. The ideal candidate must have the courage to challenge and influence change.
Strong and effective organization skills required to meet deadlines, and ability to build consensus and engagement with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
Demonstrable advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Power BI and Tableu.
Desirable criteria and qualifications
SAP, JDE, AS400, JDE OneWorld, Siebel, Business Objects, Experience preferred.
Demonstrable ability to quickly catch on to system applications.
Demonstrates a relentless drive and determination to see complex opportunities and issues through · Skillful ability in developing power point presentations.
Oil industry (or related) experience preferred.

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.

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