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BP CHC Corporate Controller

Req ID 93811BR Job category Finance Countries (State/Region) Central Location China - Central - Shanghai Apply now

Role synopsis

The role leads the BP China Holding Company (CHC) Finance team in ensuring the accounting and reporting of CHC is of the highest standard, the accurate and timely execution of accounting processes, and the coordination and joint work with Treasury and Tax functions as needed. The role ensures that from accounting, reporting, cash, tax, legal and compliance perspective, the CHC operates smoothly and remains silent running..

Key accountabilities

• Maintain robust and effective internal control environment for CHC. Ensure integrity of financial and non-financial data and reports for both internal and external to BP, in compliance with relevant regulations, policies and processes. Deliver finance support, advice and guidance to CHC Directors. • Deliver quality and efficient in-house accounting services to a broad range of business and function teams and employees across China. • Drive for continuous improvements. Standardize the underlying Finance control procedures in CHC. • Ensure adequate cash flow for CHC operations and manage banking relationships working jointly with Treasury • Deliver effective internal control, management information reporting, planning and budgeting to China Country Head teams. • Ensure dormant BP China businesses are properly handled with in terms of closing/exit. • Advise business teams that do not have dedicated finance resources in China on accounting, due diligence, joint venture contracts preparation etc. • Lead or participate in internal control review projects for joint ventures based on business needs. • Manage external relationships with Deloitte and relevant consulting firms. • Work closely with BP internal functions such as Tax, Legal and Treasury on CHC related subjects. • Provide leadership, guidance, technical and non-technical coaching to the team to build strong capabilities.

Essential Education

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA or Accounting Qualification. • Chinese public accounting certification strongly preferred.

Essential experience and job requirements

• At least ten years’ experience in Finance, Accounting roles. • Team leadership experience. • Diversity of experience is preferred, e.g. multinational corporation with exposure to different countries; in central office and operating environment. • Fluent in Mandarin and English.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)


Desirable criteria & qualifications


Relocation available


Travel required

Yes - up to 10%

Is this a part time position?


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.

BP has been operating in China since the early 1970s and is one of the leading foreign investors in the oil & gas sector in China. Our business activities here include exploration and development, petrochemicals manufacturing and marketing, aviation fuel supply, oil products retailing, lubricants, oil and gas supply and trading, LNG terminal and trunk line and the chemicals technology licensing.

Building on its business successes in China, BP has also expanded partnerships with the national energy companies beyond the country’s borders. BP is working with CNPC in Iraq and Australia, Sinopec in Angola and Singapore, CNOOC in Australia, Indonesia and Argentina, and with China National Aviation Fuel in Singapore.

BP publishes BP Statistical Review of World Energy and BP Energy Outlook on annual basis. The publications are regarded as one of the world’s most reliable sources of energy data and are widely consulted.

In parallel, BP has been working to contribute to China society by helping address the local sustainability issues. BP has also been actively engaged in energy research activities, particularly in clean energy R&D initiatives. To date, BP’s accumulative spending on community contributions in China has exceeded US$ 50 million. BP’s community practices have been widely recognized.

BP is committed to contributing to China’s energy solutions by continuing to be a trusted energy partner and valuable contributor supporting China’s strategic development.



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