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BP Australia

3.8
  • #5 in Mining, energy, oil and gas
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 12-month Co-operative Program: Finance (Accounting)

Melbourne, Australia
bp has three (3) positions available within our Finance (Accounting) Co-operative programme, commencing mid-January 2021!

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
3
Start Date
18 Jan 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
3 Jul 2020
Applications Close
26 Jul 2020

Minimum requirements

Graduation Results
50 - 64% WAM (Pass)
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management

About the role:

GBS is offering three (3) fantastic opportunities for Accounting students to join the team as part of our 12-month Co-operative (Co-op) program. Commencing in January 2021, the Co-op program provides penultimate year students with the chance to gain experience in a real job where you can apply the knowledge you have gained at university while continuing to develop your technical and business skills.

As a BP GBS Co-op student within the Finance team, you will deliver several disciplines within the Record to Report team including Financial Reporting, Banking Services, Tax, Management Accounting and Compliance.

This may include:

  • Performing Period End Close (PEC) activities (including management of reporting requirements, data gathering, business sign-off and validation)
  • Managing Business Partner Organisation (BPO) relationships and deliverables
  • Analytical review of financials
  • Assisting with global Treasury projects
  • Loss Prevention and Fraud Analytics
  • Supporting tax compliance activities

You will also have the opportunity to get involved in ad hoc projects and site audits and interact with a range of internal and external customers who will challenge and develop your communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills.

About you:

To be eligible for our Co-op program you are:

  • In your penultimate OR graduating year of an Accounting-based (or similar) degree
  • Available to start in mid-January 2019 for a fixed-term period of 12-months
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Have experience in retail, customer service and/or office-based work (preferable)

Breadth of competence across the following capabilities is highly desirable:

  • Strong personal effectiveness and leadership skills: you can communicate purposefully and clearly with a range of partners, present ideas, manage ur time and are hungry to learn, develop and acquire new skills
  • Customer centricity: a customer-first mentality
  • Commercial attitude: using time and resources to find opportunities to do things more efficiently and to ensure full benefits of activity is realized
  • Digital fluency: able to understand the power of using digital tools to drive initiatives forward, identify improvement opportunities and natural preference to automate work to eliminate inefficient work practices

About the benefits:

  • Competitive salary package + 9.5% super
  • Excellent work-life balance & flexible working arrangements
  • Collaborative environment that celebrates achievements, diversity & culture
  • Career development and mentoring programs in a global organisation
  • Convenient location in a newly refurbished office in Docklands next to Southern Cross
  • Barista training (make your coffee on our café quality machines!)

BP Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia's First people. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for this role and all other current vacancies.

Graduate Success Stories


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Commercial acumen is vital. Even if you’re not planning on going into purely financial roles, having a basic understanding of how the numbers work can only be to your benefit.

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  • Graduate stories
Commercial acumen is vital. Even if you’re not planning on going into purely financial roles, having a basic understanding of how the numbers work can only be to your benefit.

Nadina Brockhurst

BP Australia Nadina Brockhurst
  • Graduate stories
Commercial acumen is vital. Even if you’re not planning on going into purely financial roles, having a basic understanding of how the numbers work can only be to your benefit.

Nadina Brockhurst

  • Graduate stories
Commercial acumen is vital. Even if you’re not planning on going into purely financial roles, having a basic understanding of how the numbers work can only be to your benefit.

Nadina Brockhurst