Group Reporting Team Leader - German Speaking

BP

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Role synopsis

  • Build and lead a specific country and business focused team and provide accounting support to the relevant business and Finance CFO team.
  • Accountable for the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial actuals to comply with local country fiscal regulations and Finance Standards and Practices, ensuring a robust control environment exists.
  • Manage the interface with related roles performed in the Outsourced Service Provider and external audit.
  • Accountable for building capability and supporting change within the Group Reporting team in the drive for exceptional customer service, operational excellence & compliance.

Key accountabilities

  • Adhering with the tasks outlined in the QMS Systems of GBS Europe

  • Coach and develop members of the team and coordinate team activities

  • The Team Leader will look for opportunities to drive process improvements.

  • Support Business clients in understanding their General Ledger and Group reporting

  • Ensure timely and accurate Group Accounts submissions and drive for consistent improvement of Key Performance Indicators (Post Gait Adjustments; Intercompany differences) and higher quality Group Accounts reviews

  • Provide support for Statutory accounts audit and filing and Tax computation preparation, filing and related audits and queries

  • Ensure the team fully complies with the Balance Sheet Integrity standard and reports on a timely and correct basis to the Internal Control team on ledgers for which the team is responsible

  • Supports the team member in resolution of queries and issues as they arise with reference to relevant resources such as the Group Reporting Manual, working with the Business / Country teams or other support from within the GBS.

  • Deal with Outsourced Service Providers where applicable and act as point of escalation for issues between businesses and Accenture

  • To comply with any other job-related requirements. This may be defined by an attached task list or defined by one’s relevant team lead or process lead or by business contact.

  • Work with the GBS Internal Control team to maintain Control Evaluation Templates owned within the team current, perform periodic self-assessment activities and facilitate internal and external audit review

Essential Education

  • Relevan degree, recognised accounting qualification

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Experience of managing teams
  • Financial accounting experience
  • Able to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a strong track record of delivery against tight deadlines
  • Language and interpersonal skills with particular focus on client responsiveness
  • Good level of analytical skills, numeracy and financial awareness
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking
  • Readiness for action and ability to work under pressure
  • Fluent English and German language knowledge

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

N/A

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Self confident appearance in relations to the internal and outside world
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Assertiveness

Relocation available

No

Travel required

Negotiable

Is this a part time position?

No

About BP

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future. Global Business Services (GBS) is BP’s shared services organisation. GBS add value by standardising and modernising business activities, whilst maintaining a robust control environment and driving operational excellence. There are five GBS Centres globally, situated in Europe, Africa, Asia, America and ANZ and Central Teams across all locations as well as the UK and Houston. We have been continuing to develop our European Service Centre in Budapest, Hungary since 2009 and now we are extending our presence in Szeged as well. We aim to bring dynamism to the country and opportunities to all our current and future employees. Due to upcoming corporate transitions and our progressively growing competence over multifaceted business processes, our European service centre is persistently broadening its range of prominent career opportunities in both cities. We offer more and more B2B roles for career planners as well as increasingly complex, high-level, senior positions to seasoned experts. We are seeking individuals who share our values and are ready to make our business and culture stronger. Our key aim is to keep building on the successes we’ve seen over recent years, driving through the many and varied projects we’re working on that demonstrate continuous improvement. We strive to inspire our employees by creating an enjoyable, challenging work environment whilst simultaneously providing balance in private and work life, advancement through compensation, fun at work and shared devotion in volunteering and charity activities. All roles in BP Global Business Services offer some form of agile working to enable you to integrate your work and personal commitments. Talk to us about what agile working could look like for you.

Segment

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date

[ "16-Feb-2018" ]

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