Excise Tax Senior Accountant – German Speaking

Company information

BP Global Business Services Europe


Budapest, Szeged

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Organization introduction

The world has an ever-increasing demand for energy, and BP discovers, develops and delivers oil and gas across the globe. They are capturing existing sources while enhancing the potential of renewable and alternative energy. By making the most of our world-class assets and investing in new technologies. Global Business Services Europe is part of Global Business Services (GBS) – a 4,500-people organization within BP that supports the downstream operations. Core areas include finance, customer service, mid and back office support for procurement, HR services and other functional support for customers. They opened the centre in 2009 and currently employ over 2100 staff of 28 different nationalities in the Haller Gardens Offices. Even though the official language in the BSC is English, the colleagues do business in 7 more European languages, in a dynamic, multinational environment.

Job information

Business area



Tax Accountant



Job title

Excise Tax Senior Accountant – German Speaking

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Tasks and activities

  • Mapping of SAP data with EMCS data of deliveries and receipts for excise warehouses to store ARC in SAP;
  • Daily monitoring of receipts under duty suspension (EMCS) to ensure that reports of receipt are made within deadline;
  • Validity of excise numbers; follow-up with the competent business tag in case of discrepancies or invalid excise numbers; correction of data;
  • Manage returns / reports to be prepared in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Carry out validations / reconciliations for countries supported;
  • Resolve queries and issues as they arise typically directly with the Country Finance / Tax teams;
  • Review draft returns prepared by more junior team members and provide guidance, support to them;
  • Coach and develop members of the team and coordinate team activities;
  • Look for opportunities to improve the team’s processes to create efficiencies and control improvements;
  • Manage tax audits from a receiving end.


  • Degree level in related area
  • 3 to 4 years' experience in related Excise Duty Accounting and Reporting area
  • People management experience is an advantage
  • Good level of analytical skills, numeracy and financial awareness
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking,
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure,
  • Self confident appearance in relations to the internal and outside world
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Fluency in English and German

Additional information


Senior team member


Permanent employee for indefinite time

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