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Junior AR Analyst

Junior AR Analyst

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Business Support Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ082474
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Entity:

Finance


Job Family Group:

Business Support Group


Job Description:

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 help the world get to net zero.

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?

Job Purpose:

The Account Receivable Analyst is accountable for timely and accurate recording of cash receipts, direct debit run and match invoices into the AR ledgers. The main responsibility is to post cash to outstanding invoices and undertake the reconciliation of a variety of currency account reconciliations, added to several specific accounting tasks from simple to medium transactions. Acting as support to the collections team, to ensure customer accounts are supervised are tightly controlled and adhering to BP Policy. This includes regular contact with internal / external collaborators in order to reach yearly goals / targets. Prepare documents for period close while ensuring adherence to policies and procedures in the drive for outstanding customer service, excellence and compliance  Build up and maintain relationship with Business Partners.

Key Accountabilities

Understand the business and drive execution/Operations:

  • Perform the day-to-day processing of cheques, Direct Debit run, EFT/wire transfers, AR transactions to ensure that cash receipts are recorded in the AR ledger on an effective, up-to-date and accurate manner.
  • Review and process refund transactions, deductions and other differences in adherence with the policy.
  • Review of auto posted transactions
  • Issue debit notes and credit notes in adherence with the policy.
  • Timely allocation of incoming payments, unapplied cash, and research on payment discrepancies
  • Lead a wide variety of ad-hoc queries and monitoring of customers’ accounts consistent with BP’s credit standards.
  • Responsible for researching and resolving problems within designated guidelines and researching through multiple database resources, and coordinating with collection teams /and or directly with customers as required.
  • Maintaining the action to collaborate and resolve outstanding A/R, Collections activities / issues which needs attention in coordination with different customers.
  • Review the weekly and monthly bank reconciliation to ensure no unidentified deposit and keeping tracks and reconciles daily/monthly AR balance

Qualification & Experience and Proficiencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Economics, Business, Finance, Accounting or related field with relevant language skills.
  • Previous accounts receivable, cash application, master data or data analytical /customer service experience (2+ years)
  • Shared service centre experience
  • Experience dealing/working with sales and external customers
  • Good Analytical and numerical skills with financial accounting experience.
  • Relevant systems knowledge – AS 400 and SAP
  • English, B2-C1


Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role


Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country


Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Skills:

Agility core practices, Analytical Thinking, Business process improvement, Commercial Acumen, Communication, Conflict Management, Creativity and Innovation, Customer centric thinking, Customer enquiries, Customer experience, Customer value proposition, Digital fluency, Resilience, Sustainability awareness and action, Understanding Emotions, Workload Prioritization


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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