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ARC Senior SME

ARC Senior SME

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129585BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

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.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Finance function and advance your career as a

ARC Senior SME – Accounting, Reporting, Control



In this role You will:
  • Ensure that the Group reporting manual is properly applied at the local entity level and all accounting judgements are consulted, evidenced, documented and approved
  • Act as finance SME to the business
  • Oversee and validate reporting for the local entity(ies) and provides assurance to the Accounting, Reporting and Control Manager on the integrity of the financial reports
  • Lead and drive the Financial close standardization project
  • Support ARC manager to influence others to achieve desired self/team goals and objectives
  • Ensure financial reporting meets the requirements for Group reporting
  • Ensure requirements of all local legislation over financial reporting, accounting and control are met
  • Responsible for the oversight of the local entities balance sheet and cash flow, and treatment of cross charges for the country / cluster costs, including consistency
  • Accountable for assuring the accuracy & completeness of the actuals / forecast process
  • Support the Accounting, Reporting and Control Manager on the control agenda
  • Drive continuous improvement projects
  • Coach the wider finance and business teams, to build capabilities and develop competencies and professional qualifications
  • Own and maintain stakeholder management for Period End close
  • Own the standard close timetable
  • Plan and implement modernization and transformation agenda
  • Coordinate the Period End close activities



In this role we have the following requirements:
  • Relevant degree in finance or economics
  • Absolute fluency in “business English”
  • 5+ years experience in finance
  • SAP knowledge is essential
  • Experience with master data and SAP projects within finance is an advantage
  • Proven track record in controls, compliance & risk management in a multi-national environment
  • Proven track record demonstrating ability to interact with and influence people at all levels within the organisation, building strong relationships quickly
  • Looks for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently, and drive continuous improvement methodology

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a stylish office environment
  • Learning opportunities, other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Company laptop
  • Phone for private usage
  • Opportunity to work from home: up to 2 days / week based on team agreement

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