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Credit Control Analyst- German Speaking

Credit Control Analyst- German Speaking

  • Location Hungary - Szeged
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ074376
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Entity:

Finance


Job Family Group:

Finance Group


Job Summary:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are 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. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.
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!


Job Description:

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 Szeged Team and advance your career as a

Credit Control Analyst- German Speaking

As part of the Forward Agenda, BP has established a Business Service Centre (“BSC”) in Budapest which, subject to relevant country consultation, will provide Finance, Customer Service and Operational Procurement services to all Refining and Marketing ("R&M") businesses in Europe. For R&M Finance this provides the opportunity to combine activities dispersed across different locations, and support the standardisation and simplification of processes in one location. The BSC started operating in 3Q 2009, with a phased programme of activity transfer from the UK. Activities to be performed in the BSC will be within the financial process areas of Financial Accounting, Revenue and Credit, Operations and Cost Accounting, Performance Reporting, Payables, Cash & Banking, and Internal Control. CFO teams will remain co-located with their businesses to provide insight, challenge and support and to lead the interface of the BSC.

In this role You will:

  • Acquire and review financial data for customers, using market information and data provided by specialist credit agencies, through the internet and direct from the customer, working together with representatives from the business as appropriate.
  • Analyse the information to assess the credit worthiness of customers and to assign a risk rating as outlined by the Credit Policy.
  • Allocation of incoming payments including Direct Debit allocation
  • Monitoring of open items / overdues
  • Dealing with returned funds, deductions and other differences
  • To supervise accounts / payment runs
  • Workflow user support / administration
  • To handle invoice processing, HR  and other special accounts, pre-payments with bank guarantee, insolvency, default interest, signatures for payment authorization
  • To align accruals and deferrals
  • To validate general ledger accounts
  • Invoice verification, processing of Purchase invoices with and without Purchase Order, preparation of manual posting documents, posting against provisions
  • Handle and supervise internal & external queries
  • Support preparation of documents and adjustments for monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Prepare reports and supervise / verify master data
  • Interact with assigned Business, customers as well as contact with Outsourced Service Providers

What You will need to be successful:

  • Proficiency in German and English languages
  • University Degree or equivalent experience preferred (in Economics or related fields) or other Graduation in Economics
  • Background in Finance or Banking Sector
  • Previous credit analysis experience - credit management background gained in banking, financial services, or a blue-chip corporate credit environment
  • AR/AP Accounting experience 1-3 years
  • Able to produce consistently high-quality information within tight deadlines

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested


bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2023 Award (SSC / BSC sector) third time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!


Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role


Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role


Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Skills:

Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Analytics, Business process control, Business process improvement, Collaboration, Commercial acumen, Commercial assurance for external reporting, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Curiosity, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Automation, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Influencing {+ 5 more}


Legal Disclaimer:

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, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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