Accounts Payable Accountant

Recruiter
Bunge Romania
Location
Bucharest, Romania
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Oct 2021
Closes
11 Nov 2021
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Accounts Payable Accountant, Bucharest Shared Service Center, Romania

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri. Bunge has setup Shared Services Center in Bucharest, Romania to support Bunge Global in areas of Finance & Accounting and Procurement

The Accountant is responsible for performing Vendor invoice verification and processing activities, which services the global operations for Bunge Group.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Receive, scan, index, enter and validate/check vendor invoices (including Intercompany invoices) and Employee Travel & Expense (T&E) claims
  • Ensure GL/Cost centre coding is correct for vendor invoices (PO and non-PO based) and employee reimbursement claims
  • Route invoices for approval according to reporting matrix and business rules
  • Ensure three-way invoice verification
  • Post vendor invoices and employee claims in system
  • Monitor non-approved invoices
  • Process adjustments (i.e. debit memo)
  • Create debit memos or reverse invoices
  • Perform periodic vendor statement reconciliation
  • Resolve vendor and employee related queries within defined timelines
  • Handle exceptions generated, perform root cause analysis to resolve current issues and act proactively to avert potential issues in future
  • Provide all information, documents and reports for audit. Post the audit; take steps as per corrective action plan drafted by the Team Leader.
  • Assist in period-end closing activities
  • File and archive relevant documents
  • Process formalization, constant SOP review and update for BBS countries in scope
  • Ensure procedures are compliance with Group Policies and reporting requirements
  • Perform SOX controls and ensure SOX compliance as per the policies in place

Knowledge and Experience

Essential:

  • 1 – 3  years of work experience in a similar role
  • Strong written & oral communications skills in one or two of the languages Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, French and English
  • Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading industry preferred 
  • Minimum Education Qualification – Graduation
  • Good knowledge of concepts and procedures related to Vendor Invoice and Employee claims reimbursements processing
  • Ability to provide high quality level of customer service for the Vendor Invoice and Employee claims reimbursements process
  • Ability to complete allocated tasks on time and at desired accuracy levels
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and deliver high quality output under time pressure
  • Independent and meticulous with figures
  • Strong problem identification and solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience in ERP/ Accounting systems

Distinct Advantage

  • Experience working in a similar Shared Services Centre setup a distinct advantage
  • Experience in processing of high volumes of transactions
  • Experience in SAP, workflow tools and document imaging systems

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