Accounts Payable Accountant

Date: Mar 22, 2023

Location: Bucharest, RO

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

This is a great opportunity to join our Finance team as an Accounts Payable Accountant. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Process of compliant invoices in SAP (as per defined procedures).
  • Assist vendors on phone calls
  • Reconcile vendor statements, investigate and correct discrepancies
  • Responsibility for resolution on invoices parked or blocked for discrepancies
  • Work with the Warehouse Managers in case of quantity difference between invoices and delivery notes
  • Manage dispute resolution process with vendors
  • Support eventual posting adjustments to align the entries to the PO and related book-in
  • Check with Logistics when delivery notes have not been entered upon material receipt
  • Perform quality controls—the individual demonstrates accuracy, monitors own and others work to ensure quality and apply feedback to improve performance
  • Support and provide the requested documentation to the Internal Control Team and to the external Auditors
  • Acts as an interface between the Company and the Suppliers; makes sure that the Company’s interests are protected in the business relationship with 3rd parties
  • Highlights to Management any situation that could lead to production stops at plant level
  • Highlights to Management any tentative of fraud- with internal or external initiators
  • Review, analyze and solve the goods received not invoiced (GRNI) items as per the target assigned every month;
  • Be part of the different meetings and conference calls in order to solve the issues related to GRNI
  • Maintain files and documentation (SOP’s, Approval Matrix) thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.


Your Skills & Expertise


  • University Degree in Economic Studies (or related)
  • More than 2 years of Accounts Payable experience 
  • Very good English skills
  • Ability to work in another foreign language is a plus
  • Experience with SAP
  • Excel skills at an Intermediate level 
  • Excellent communication skills for dealing with suppliers
  • Team working abilities
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Must be detail oriented and have good basic math skills; professional attitude, reliable
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing at different levels


What we offer

We want to make you feel welcomed, challenged, and inspired and so we’ve made sure to carefully put together a blend of benefits meant to boost your health and well-being, to ensure your personal and professional growth and also your integration in a pleasant day-to-day working environment. 


About us

Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of Aftermarket, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain products and technology solutions for diversified markets.

In Romania we are present with our former Federal Mogul Motorparts location in Bucharest, where we have a Global Business Services Center and in Ploiesti with a Braking Products Plant.



An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.