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Senior Team Leader - Accounting

Senior Team Leader - Accounting

  • Location Hungary - Szeged
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ080794
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance 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 sophisticated 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. 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 evolve your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

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 

Senior Team Leader - Accounting - Szeged

In this role You will (be):

  • Ensure timely and accurate hydrocarbon accounting processes to deliver silent run and acceptable service level for the Business
  • Ensure timely and accurate mid-month, monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes in accordance with the Group Reporting Manual and any other relevant standards
  • Deliver global Finance Operation and Cost Accounting support to the Business partners assigned to the role
  • Ensure process compliance
  • Check regularly the status of the documents in order to ensure the silent run for the daily operation and audits
  • Work on sophisticated and difficult HVC ( Hydrocarbon Value Chain ) related processes that require deep end-to-end process understanding, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Lead or provide effective support to every kind of process improvements or projects by delivering new insights, energizing and inspiring the team
  • Support to adopt the outcomes of the key strategic transformation programmes
  • Work closely with several Hydrocarbon Value Chain teams that require willingness for supporting each other by knowledge sharing
  • Support the Hydrocarbon Value Chain Team Leaders and Supply Accounting Manager during the daily operation
  • Provide back up support to the Hydrocarbon Value Chain Team Leaders and the Supply Accounting Manager during their absence
  • Provide support to build up a good partnership with the Business partners
  • Adhering with the tasks outlined in the QMS Systems of GBS Europe
  • Carry out the period end close processes in a timely and accurate manner for sophisticated or difficult accounting areas to ensure the correct reporting and accounting treatment
  • Manage issue resolution and query handling reference to Group Reporting Manuals and / or working closely with the Business / Country teams supported
  • Work together with the Hydrocarbon Value Chain Team Leaders and Business / Country teams to understand the priorities and work to deliver against these as required
  • Manage process improvements and work with the relevant people to put these in place
  • Handle the relationship with every teams in GBS and in Accenture to ensure the smooth operation
  • Support the internal and external audits effectively to avoid the audit findings
  • Raise the attention of Supply Accounting Manager to the possible risks in the HVC related processes and make a proposal for the mitigation – proactive risk prediction and process gap monitoring
  • Support the implementation and actuation of the global functional model
  • Act as a focal point within the HVC organization providing guidance and support to other team members
  • Align with any other job-related requirements defined by Supply Accounting Manager , Process Lead or by Business contact

What You will need to be successful:

  • Relevant qualification and 5-year experience in related Finance area
  • Proficiency in English
  • Previous people management experience
  • Strong level of analytical skills, numeracy and strong financial understanding
  • Creativity and critical thinking
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Readiness for taking action and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Intercultural competence for being able to work with people from different cultures

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

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, different types 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:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


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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