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Tax Operations Senior Analyst - Fixed-term

Tax Operations Senior Analyst - Fixed-term

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Tax Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ081629
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Tax 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 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!

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 Budapest Team and advance your career as a

Tax Operations Senior Analyst - Fixed-term

In this role You will:

  • Overseeing end-to-end local indirect tax operational processes
  • Resolving data integrity and application-related issues in VAT reporting
  • Troubleshooting and handling digital workers’ (Bots) task failures during VAT return preparation
  • Coordinating local resources for timely monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, and annual VAT reporting, EC Sales reporting, Intrastat reporting, and other indirect tax reporting
  • Consulting with Tax Operations SME and coordinate work with Business/Country teams, ITCF leadership, IT&S teams, Automation CEO Developers, and GBS IT&S Function
  • Enhancing control and risk management on local operational processes, creating efficiencies through simplification and standardization
  • Adhering to tasks outlined in the EMS/QMS Systems of GBSE
  • Coaching and developing team members, fostering a positive and goal-oriented team environment
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Ensuring accurate and timely indirect tax reporting processes
  • Monitoring and ensuring Bots perform tasks efficiently, addressing any failures promptly
  • Maintaining up-to-date documentation and ARIS models related to indirect tax operations
  • Finding opportunities for process improvement and control enhancements within local indirect tax data processes
  • Coordinating data reconciliations between ERP systems, Informatica, and VAT Reporting Tool
  • Independently managing local data integrity resources for VAT GL reconciliation and Turnover reconciliation
  • Supporting local data integrity processes and handle query resolution
  • Managing release management communications and ensure suitable release timings for the local GBS Tax Team
  • Aligning with additional job-related requirements as defined by team leads or process leads.

What You will need to be successful:

  • Relevant degree and 4+ years of experience in Finance/IT&S
  • Experience in process and project management
  • Solid understanding of indirect taxes (VAT, Excise Duties)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to conduct root cause analysis
  • Proven track record of influencing senior-level partners
  • Ability to share knowledge and develop team members
  • Excellent language and interpersonal skills with a focus on client responsiveness
  • Advanced analytical skills, numeracy, and financial understanding
  • Customer-oriented mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure with readiness for action
  • Confidence in internal and external interactions
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness and continuous improvement attitude
  • Proficiency in O365 tools, especially Power BI, Power Automate, and Power Apps
  • Experience in database and application management

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:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Communication, Data Management, Digital fluency, Direct and indirect tax compliance and accounting, Ethical judgement, Financial accounting and reporting, Financial Management, Influencing, Influencing tax law and policy, Interpreting and applying tax law, Managing tax dispute resolution and controversies, Negotiating, Schedule and resources, Stakeholder Management, Sustainability awareness and action, Tax advice for mergers, acquisitions and disposals activity, Tax advisory, Tax compliance process management, Tax reporting and control, Transfer Pricing

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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