Payment Accountant - Treasury

Date: Sep 23, 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 a Payment Accountant - Treasury, part of the Finance Department in our Bucharest Global Business Center.

In this role you will be reporting directly to the Treasury Manager and will be responsible for all outgoing payments (suppliers, intracompany transfers, contributions and taxes etc.). This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing, correcting, and submitting invoices for payment, handling any disputed payments etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Third party suppliers payments execution following specific payments calendars according with the legal entity internal policies and procedures; posting of transactions from bank statements; ensure that suppliers bank details are correct; process T&E payments
  • Review the vendors master data
  • Reconcile all the rejected payments
  • Archive the back up documentation (documents, approvals) for audit purposes

 Cash Forecast:

  • Cash flow forecast to be provided to treasury department and to other stakeholders; various analysis of payments executed in a period; offer support for all internal or external audits
  • Assists with month end close and general processing, as needed
  • Corporate Treasury
  • Consolidate cash forecast at country and or region level
  • Cash management activities at country and or region level


  • Bank reconciliation; archiving the bank statements and proof of payments; keep up to date the standard operating procedures; contribute to the different projects and in support of annual metrics to improve processes and gain efficiencies;
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with suppliers, field personnel and accounts payable to support vendor payment terms and disbursements
  • Be part of various projects


Your Skills & Expertise 

  • University Degree in Economic Studies
  • Accounting and G/L knowledge
  • At least 3 years of experience in Treasury or Accounts Payable, preferable Shared Service Center/BPO environment
  • Knowledge regarding vendor master data verification (advantageous)
  • Expertise on SEPA payments, domestic payments
  • Knowledge of SAP highly desirable
  • Excel skills at an Intermediate level or higher
  • Fluency in English (advanced)
  • Ability to work in another foreign language is considered as a plus


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.