Sr Accountant German

Date: Sep 2, 2022

Location: Bucharest, RO Glinde, DE

Company: Tenneco

This is a great opportunity to join our Global Business Services Center in Bucharest as an Senior Accountant with German.


Key responsibilities:

  • Interface between the accounts payable team in Bucharest and the team in Glinde offering assistance in the area of accounts payable
  • Continuous improvement of accounts payable processes
  • Allocation and posting of incoming invoices and invoice verification
  • Processing of the supplier reminders and solving the underlying problems
  • Solving VAT issues for the team in Bucharest in cooperation with the accounting management
  • Preparation of advance VAT returns and annual VAT declaration for the four German companies and the German VAT group
  • Preparation of reports on international payment transactions to the Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Control of the general ledger accounts for monthly and annual closing work
  • Control of the payment proposal lists from Bucharest Shared Service Center
  • Random check of payment entry (samples per payment run)
  • Control of the posted vendor invoices (sales tax, account assignment, vendor, etc.)
  • Reconciliation of the I/C accounts as part of the monthly closing
  • Balance verification with German and international vendors
  • Preparation of the data for the VAT declaration in Hungary in cooperation with the tax consultants in Hungary
  • Accounts payable confirmations
  • Monthly general ledger to subledger reconciliation


What will make you successful

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics  or related domain (Accounting, Banks)
  • At least 5 years accounting experience within a multinational environment/accounting services company
  • Experience in processing German VAT reports
  • Good knowledge of the German VAT law and German GAAP
  • Knowledge of the capital transaction reporting system of the German Federal Reserve
  • Experience with the SAP R3 system
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German (ability to understand invoices, payment reminders, administrative files in German), as well as English
  • Hands on and problem solver mindset
  • Good communication and time-management skills
  • Tenacious and detail-orientated working style, with a drive to resolve issues


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.


What You Can Expect Next

Our team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout