Lead Accountant (Retail)

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






Job title

Lead Accountant (Retail)

Team / organisation unit description

BP – a different perspective on commitment.

A workplace focused on you, providing stability and partnership, remote working options alongside a variety of learning journeys to build you career. A company valuing excellence, integrity, diversity and energy. Explore your potential with us and join team BP today as:

Tasks and activities

Deliver Finance Group Reporting support to the business(es) and countries assigned to the role.
Support of timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes in accordance with the Group Reporting Manual and any other relevant standards and provide support for other Group reporting requirements such as Balance Sheet Integrity, Intercompany reconciliations and Group Charges.
Working on businesses and processes with a relatively high degree of complexity. 
Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts.
Liaise between GBS and ISP Support, to ensure all items that have come across from SAP have gone into ISP to be invoiced to 3rd parties.
Franchise and Wild Bean Cafe
Raise manual Invoices as required with the Correct Accounting Codes
Assist the Retail business with Query handling
Raise documentation for manual journal entries
Participate in regular reviews of Accounting Policy to reflect any changes that need to be implemented.
Logging / scanning and banking cheques for BP Oil and BP Express
VAT Reports
Adhering with the tasks outlined in the EMS/QMS Systems of EBSC
Proactively develop the skills, competencies and knowledge of O2C CoCo team members to ensure that members achieve their full potential
Provide first level escalation for any issues raised by the CoCo team
Ensure all processes are compliant with current ISO 9000 accreditation & assist in preparation for future accreditation
Develop, achieve and monitor Process Performance Indicators aligned to the Service Level Agreements
Ensure adherence and completion of the O2C scorecard metrics
Work across country within SPU to share best practices and standardize processes
Develop and maintain sound working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels within the organisation, customers and external service providers
Develop, control and improve processes and procedures to ”Best in Class” standards
Monitor and assure compliance to SOX and BP Business Controls


  • Relevant degree and 5 to 6 year experience in related Finance and retail area
  • Advanced level of English (C1)
  • Strong and proven relationship management skills.
  • Strong and Decisive decision making skills
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Experience in a global multi-national en


  • SAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of any other European language
  • vironment desirable

Additional information


Senior team member


Permanent employee for indefinite time

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