Req ID: 83061BR

Role synopsis

BP is establishing a VAT Compliance Centre (VCC) as part of its Business Service Centre (BSC) in Budapest which, subject to relevant country consultation, will provide VAT and Intrastat Reporting services to all Refining and Marketing (R&M) businesses in Europe.
The VCC team is being transformed into ‘GBS Tax team’ that reflects the increasing scope and accountability of this team.
The main goal of the GBS Tax Team is to deliver value adding services and process transformation for the various business units within the Refining & Marketing Division of BP by

·   providing enhanced control and risk management;

·   creating process efficiencies through simplification and standardization and

·   delivering resource efficiencies.

 

Key accountabilities

·   Adhering with the tasks outlined in the EMS/QMS Systems of EBSC.

·   Prepare draft returns in a timely and accurate manner with a relatively high degree of complexity.

·   Carry out validations / reconciliations for countries supported (especially follow up on failed reconciliations / validations).

·   Carry out balance sheet reconciliation (BSI) work on VAT matters for businesses / countries supported.

·   Calculate data additions and corrections.

·   Prepare VAT Accounting Journal to be posted by Finance teams for indirect tax transactions/payments.

·   Resolve queries and issues as they arise typically directly with the Country Finance / Tax teams, escalating for support from Line Manager or Senior Accountants on an exceptional basis only Work with the Team Leader and Country Finance / tax teams to understand priorities and work to deliver against these as required.

·   Work to be carried out in accordance with the timetables ensuring proper documentation on process activities performed and data used / created.

·   Look for opportunities to improve their own processes to create efficiencies and control improvements with their own area of work.

·   Respond to tax audit related questions.

 

Essential Education

·   Relevant degree (Accounting/Finance/Tax)

 

Essential experience and job requirements

·   2 to 3 years experience in related Indirect Tax Accounting and Reporting is an advantage

·   Language (English) 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

·   Self confident appearance in relations to the internal contacts

·   Good communication and cooperation skills

 

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

N/A

 

Desirable criteria & qualifications

·   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,

·   Self confident appearance in relations to the internal and outside world

·   Strong communication and cooperation skills

·   Assertiveness

·   People management experience

 

Relocation available

No

 

Travel required

Negligible travel

 

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. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, 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.

The Finance Function fulfills three key activities: to report financial and operational results, both internally and externally, with independence and integrity; to support business performance management and planning processes by using consistent data collection and reporting processes; and to integrate financial and commercial processes to enable end to end optimization. Finance also supports the development of annual and long term plans, strategies and performance management processes as well as provides economic analysis and Group Investment Assurance and Approval Process (GIAAP) support for business opportunities, investments and other specific projects as needed.

 

Segment

Corporate & Functions

 

 

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