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Senior Financial Accountant - Szeged

BP


Location:
Hungary - Szeged, Szeged
Date:
02/27/2017
Job Code:
77794BR
BP
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Senior Financial Accountant - Szeged

Req ID 77794BR Job category Finance Countries (State/Region) Szeged Location Hungary - Szeged

Role synopsis

  • Deliver Finance Group Reporting support to the business(es) and countries assigned to the role.
  • Support of timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes in accordance with the Group Reporting Manual and any other relevant standards and provide support for other Group reporting requirements such as Balance Sheet Integrity, Intercompany reconciliations and Group Charges.
  • The Senior Financial Accountant is a pivotal role within the Group Reporting teams providing support and guidance to other team members. They will have a solid accounting knowledge and experience and will use this to work with other team members.
  • They will work on complex or difficult accounting areas requiring extensive experience in order to ensure the correct reporting and accounting treatment.
  • They will work closely with Business / Country teams supported to ensure effective delivery, to resolve issues and put in place process improvements.
  • They will also provide back up support to the Team Leader during times of team leader absence.

Key accountabilities

  • To carry out the month end close processes in a timely and accurate manner for complex or difficult accounting areas requiring extensive experience in order to ensure the correct reporting and accounting treatment. Resolution of issues and queries may require reference to Group Reporting Manuals and / or working closely with the Business / Country teams supported.
  • The Senior Financial Accountant will work with the team leader and Business / Country teams to understand the priorities and work to deliver against these as required.
  • The Senior Financial Accountant will look for opportunities to drive process improvements of a notable nature and work with the relevant people to put these in place.
  • Carrying out balance sheet reconciliation work for businesses / countries supported - query resolution will be handled independently based upon previous experience.
  • Support intercompany processes / Group recharges processes where relevant working closely with counterparties to ensure the correct treatment and resolve disputes.
  • Support the Stats and Tax processes where required working with the Senior Statutory Accountants to understand the priorities and deliver against these.
  • To work with the Business / Country teams supported to ensure mutual understanding of all accounting entries and follow up on queries.
  • Resolve queries and issues as they arise with reference to relevant resources such as the Group Reporting Manual, working with the Business / Country teams or other support from within the GBS.
  • The Senior Financial Accountant will act as a focal point within the team providing guidance and support to other team members, assisting in the resolution of queries and providing cover for the Team Leader in times of absence.
  • To comply with any other job-related requirements. This may be defined by an attached task list or defined by one’s relevant team lead or process lead or by business contact.

Essential Education

  • Relevant degree and 5 to 6 year experience in related Finance area
  • Language (minimum English B2) and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Relevant degree and 5 to 6 year experience in related Finance area
  • Language (minimum English B2) and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness
  • Strong level of analytical skills, numeracy and strong financial understanding
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Self-confident appearance in relations to the internal and external contacts
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness

Advantage:

  • Professional SAP user
  • Knowledge of any other European language

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

location is Szeged, Hungary

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Relevant degree and 5 to 6 year experience in related Finance area
  • Language (minimum English B2) and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness
  • Strong level of analytical skills, numeracy and strong financial understanding
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Self-confident appearance in relations to the internal and external contacts
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness

  • Advantage:

  • Professional SAP user
  • Knowledge of any other European language

Relocation available

No

Travel required

Negligible travel

Is this a part time position?

No

About BP

BP is establishing a new Business Service Centre (“BSC”) location in Szeged which provides Finance, Customer Service and Operational Procurement services to all Downstream businesses in Europe. The BSC provides the opportunity to combine activities dispersed across different locations, and support the standardization and simplification of processes in one location. The new BSC site is starting operations in 2017, along with the Budapest site which, opened in 2009 and has 1200 employees. We are looking for experienced professionals to contribute to our success.

Segment

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date

[ "08-Mar-2017" ]

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