Financial Accountant - Szeged

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Location
SzegedSzeged
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Oct 2016
Closes
05 Jan 2017
Ref
76390BR
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 Financial Accountant will work on businesses and processes with a relatively high degree of complexity. They will be required to work closely with the Business / Country teams supported to ensure effective delivery.


Key accountabilities
  • To carry out the month end close processes in a timely and accurate manner for businesses and processes with a relatively high degree of complexity. Resolution of issues and queries may require reference to Group Reporting Manuals and / or working closely with the Business / Country teams supported.
  • The 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 Financial Accountant will look for opportunities to improve their own processes to create efficiencies and control improvements within their own area of work.
  • Carrying out balance sheet reconciliation work for businesses / countries supported - query resolution will typically be handled independently based upon previous experience.
  • Support intercompany processes / Group recharges processes where relevant.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Essential Education
  • Relevant degree and 3 to 4 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 3 to 4 year experience in related Finance area
  • Language (minimum English B2) and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness
  • Good level of analytical skills, numeracy and good financial understanding
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Self-confident appearance in relations to the internal contacts
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness

  • Advantage:

  • Intermediate SAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of any other European language


Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
location is Szeged, Hungary

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Relevant degree and 3 to 4 year experience in related Finance area
  • Language (minimum English B2) and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness
  • Good level of analytical skills, numeracy and good financial understanding
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Self-confident appearance in relations to the internal contacts
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness

  • Advantage:

  • Intermediate SAP knowledge
  • 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
[ "26-Dec-2016" ]