Accounts Payable Specialist

Date: Sep 22, 2022

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 us as an Accounts Payable Specialist in our Finance Department in our Shared Service Center in Bucharest.


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

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Economics or related domain
  • Minimum 2 years of accounts payable experience
  • Fluency and ability to work in English
  • Good Spanish skills
  • Ability to work in another foreign language is considered as a plus
  • Experince in SAP
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills & the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong PC skills including Excel and other Microsoft Office products: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills


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.

We are committed to the safety and health of our employees. We adhere to social distancing recommendations and other protocols, ensuring a safe work environment for all.