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Retail Site GL Accountant - German Market

Retail Site GL Accountant - German Market

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable
  • Job category Business Support Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ072358
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Entity:

Finance


Job Family Group:

Business Support Group


Job Summary:

Job Description 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 Customer Team and advance your career as a

Retail Site GL Accountant – German Market

Customer teams are dealing with sales support processes, account management, order taking, invoicing, cash collection, pricing, service request management and supply chain management activities.  

In this role You will:

  • Support delivery of Reporting services to the business
  • Complete timely monthly, quarterly and annual close processes, and accurate reporting in accordance with Finance Standards and Practices in liaison with the relevant Business
  • Support the delivery of timely and accurate statutory accounts and Tax analyses through liaison with Statutory/Tax Reporting teams and external auditors
  • Work on daily booking and reconciliation of transactions submitted by Partners and/or assist other Retail Site Support SMEs on more sophisticated tasks
  • Be exposed to issues facing the partners, and you'll develop an understanding of the partners processes and business in order to be able to deliver a quality service
  • Assist a specific SME or Lead, or manage a less complex portfolio on your own
  • Support Business and Partners in understanding General Ledger
  • Support the General Ledgers relating to assigned Partners including reviewing and/or processing Journals for the Business e.g. allocations and adjustments
  • Support the Indirect Tax Team where vital, Internal Control – Produce reconciliations to ensure the BSC meets its Balance Sheet Integrity obligations
  • Review and test control compliance
  • Work with and review work of Outsourced Service Providers
  • Work with other BSC Process Teams including Payables, Cash & Banking to ensure data entering ledgers is high quality and accurate.
     

What You will need to be successful:

  • Proficiency in English language and good written communication skills in German
  • Experience with General Ledgers or other financial background
  • Experience in a Business Service Center environment is good to have
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • Good level of analytical skills, numeracy and financial awareness
  • Customer service oriented thinking,
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure,
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Experience with SAP is good to have

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 3 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 2022 Award, based on the PwC annual research. Come and join us!


Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable


Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role


Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Skills:


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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