Job Profile Summary
The Commercial Funding Analyst will support the development and management of complex financing transactions that underpin bp’s financial framework and its ambition to transition to a net zero integrated energy company. They will also work closely with bp businesses to ensure their financial needs are met.
Commercial Funding Analyst
Bp has a fantastic opportunity for individuals with an interest in corporate and structured finance and in being part of an integrated energy company whose strategy is to support the global transition to a low carbon economy.
We are looking for analysts to join our Commercial Funding team within the Treasury division. Commercial Funding is a globally diverse team of 20 corporate finance professionals acting as trusted financial advisors to bp businesses providing financial market insight and effective expertise in structuring complex financing transactions. The team is split across London, Singapore and Houston.
Recent activities include:
Funding the bp and Aberdeen’s joint venture to develop the city’s hydrogen hub, incorporating solar power, green hydrogen production and refueling facility for transportation
Working with our strategic offshore wind partner in the US, Equinor, to finance the delivery of 4.4GW of clean electricity across four East Coast sites
Working with our partner EnBW to finance the delivery of 5.9GW of clean electricity from offshore wind sites in the Irish Sea and North Sea
Supported LSbp’s $1.8bn credit and trade finance facility to help fuel its new global solar power growth strategy of developing 25GW by 2025
Delivered the €4bn external financing of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline and the subsequent $0.5bn re-financing of bp’s share of the Trans Anatolian Pipeline to bring Azerbaijan gas to European markets
This role will allow you be part of bp’s ambitious strategy of ‘performing while transforming’ to a net zero company.
It will also provide you with the opportunity to gain invaluable corporate and structured finance experience through supporting the development and management of innovative funding solutions for ground-breaking energy initiatives.
Key responsibilities will include:
Working closely with and supporting bp’s teams of low carbon energy, hydrocarbon operation and production, convenience and mobility and trading to support their growth and manage financial risks and exposures of their investments
Collaboration with colleagues from other functions across the organisation such as tax and legal to manage the corporate structure, intra-group funding requirements, and the repatriation of dividends of assigned bp legal entities worldwide
Playing an active role in building relationships with external financial institutions, including key international banks and multilaterals
Providing financial structuring and advisory support to M&A transactions; and
Collecting and analysing funding activity data for the transformation of commercial funding into data-aligned organisation
We are looking for individuals with sound numeracy skills and who are digitally minded. They need to be able to work independently and flexibly as a self-starter with the courage to try and fail. We need individuals with strong attention to detail, the ability to work with ambiguity and to be able to influence without authority.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and an interest in learning and understanding corporate finance theory, banking, financial modelling, financial risk management and/or data analytics.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job. Application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
Job Family Group
Join us in a crucial time of transition. We are bringing all of our finance and procurement activities for the group into one place, enabling better work.
For you this means working with us on:
Compliance – efficiently delivering external reporting requirements to ensure we continue to meet our regulatory obligations in all jurisdictions, supported by robust control environment across all three lines of defence.
Stewardship – laying out a robust finance framework and providing ongoing management of the balance sheet and portfolio execution, supported by effective advocacy to the market.
Performance – facilitating the effective allocation of capital, development of business plans and coordination of business performance interventions to ensure a consistent delivery between strategic aspirations, operational forecasts and delivered outcomes. Furthermore, you will be responsible for value creation through mergers and acquisition-led deals, commercial negotiations and integration of business opportunities.
Transformation – driving digital transformation (centralising, digitising, optimising) across all elements of the finance entity to achieve sector-leading cost-performance