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Payables Senior Analyst

Payables Senior Analyst

  • Location Hungary - Szeged
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ074808
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Entity:

Finance


Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management 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?

GBS Procurement is integral to building bp's distinctive capabilities and enhancing the procurement processes. In order to achieve this, they are collaborating with segment category teams to effectively build, segment and manage the third-party supply chains. They are building the next generation of category management; sourcing and digital capability in line with bp’s defined functional vision and location strategy.

Join our Procurement Team and advance your career as

Payables Senior Analyst

​In this role You will:

  • Perform prompt and accurate recording of third party supplier invoices into the ledgers in line with relevant requirements, policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor open and overdue invoices and communicate and follow-up accordingly with the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Gather, collate and analyse data as and when necessary in order to prepare and maintain various reports as and when needed. 
  • Resolve outstanding invoices issues that have been escalated as first escalation point.  
  • Perform the monthly, quarterly and year-end close activities.
  • Preparation of manual posting documents and posting against provisions.
  • Manage the exceptions arising from automated system payment runs.
  • Analyse the root cause and resolve payments that failed/ rejected. Recommend remediation/ process improvement.
  • Perform / validate / execute manual payments along policies and defined controls.
  • Support MoC by adopting and effectively delivering in line with process changes
  • Provide payables related advice and information as and when required.
  • Ensure daily targets on invoice processing are met.
  • Reconcile the relevant system and journals, and ensure that all invoices are approved appropriately and paid on time. 
  • Manage the processing of invoices dropout from BOT process/ other automated channels.
  • Manage and coordinate the reconciliation of the relevant systems to ensure they balance and that any discrepancies or variations are investigated and corrected.
  • Support continuous improvement in accounts payable operational processes, process simplification and compliance.

What You will need to be successful:

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in Finance, Business or Supply Chain or suitable similar qualification
  • Fluency in English, any other European language knowledge is an advantage
  • Minimum 2- 3 years of business experience in Procurement / Supply chain/ Order to Cash or Finance field experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • Process expertise in the Invoice to Pay area / in Accounts Payable
  • Strong analytical skills; experience reviewing data and analyzing trends.
  • Strong Excel knowledge, Advanced knowledge using ERP systems (SAP, Oracle etc.)
  • Experience troubleshooting and identifying root cause.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work and change direction as needed.
  • Language and Interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness.
  • Customer focus

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, based on the PwC annual 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:

Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Building sustainability, Business Acumen, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost modelling, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Market Analysis, Negotiation planning and preparation, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management


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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