Flowserve Corporation Accounts Payable Staff Accountant - Payment (English speaker) in Debrecen, Hungary

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Flowserve is looking for an English speaking Account Payable Accountant - Payment (Staff level) who will be based in Debrecen, Hungary, and will be part of a Shared Service Center for our $4.5B global U.S.- based company. This center will serve the North American and EMEA regions. Scope of work of the center will be Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Record to Report and other functions. The Accounts Payable group is expected to grow to around 100+ people.

Position Requirements:


  • Execute regular weekly payment runs, monthly payments and ad hoc urgent requests based on customer needs Follow up on payment success

  • Execute payment voids

  • Understand and capable to priorities based on urgency and need

  • Assure master data supplier information as relates to payments matches supplier invoice and verified supplier information.

  • Assure approvals per FLS delegation of authority and segregation of duties policies are followed before payment.

  • Reconcile both proposed and final payment batches by verifying entries and comparing system information to expected outcomes as described in legacy site process

  • Respond to supplier and legacy site inquiries within 48 hours of receipt assuming 5-day business week.

  • Assist AP Invoice Processors in maintaining key supplier payment worksheet to assure no interruption of utilities or any other services across the globe.

  • Assist in AP related month end closing tasks in support of a timely and accurate AP financial record in FLS general ledger

  • Work cross-functionally with legacy site supply chain and others to assure end-to-end processes are effective within the assigned regions or sites and within FLS designed global P2P processes.

  • Assure accuracy of ledger account coding through rigorous training, follow-up and understanding of the available information necessary to assure complete and accurate processing.

  • Maintain a functional and healthy relationship with site procurement and finance to assure a healthy service level.

  • Ensure compliance with FLS policies, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and local statutory laws and regulations and that business is conducted within FLS ethical code of business conduct. Demonstrate thorough understanding of financial controls for local and SOX requirements.



  • Bachelor's Degree (or in progress) required.

  • 3-5 years accounts payable or general accounting experience.

  • Work experience preferably with/in multi-national company accounts payable platform having experience with high value and volume varied payment methods,

  • Good general software and technical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office .

  • Strong work ethic, well organized, detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable and self-starter

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, any other European language is an advantage.

  • Strong continuous improvement mentality while continually striving to instill this same behavior in all shared service employees

  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately

  • Technical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and SharePoint platforms; familiarity with SAP S/4 Hana is encouraged; comfortable working in multiple ERP systems

  • Analytical and problem solving skills; analytical thinking necessary to systematically break down, determine root causes and suggest improvements

  • Strong bias for action and ability to proactively recognize and resolve issues.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Accounts Payable Staff Accountant - Payment (English speaker)

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Debrecen, Hungary

Job Posting Category:

Finance & Accounting

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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