DB Schenker Global Services Europe
DB Schenker Global Accounting Shared Service Center is the partner for Accounting Excellence for the entire DB Group. We handle the four main accounting processes from across the Group – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and General Ledger – and perform them centrally.
Since October 2014, we offer support to over 35 countries, 3 business units in more than 20 European languages. DB Schenker SSC is a global employer and we are constantly looking for new starters or experienced enthusiasts to join our team!
Meet us and see our opportunities here!
We started in 2014 with a clear strategy: create a team that will handle all areas of accounting for over 35 countries and speak more than 20 European languages, by 2020.
Being part of DB Schenker SSC means:
- A great place to work with an attractive benefits package, a genuine team spirit and a friendly culture
- Specialized process, language and skills training through a variety of methods – online, classroom and more
- Transparent and honest communication, excellent professional services, variety of projects and the possibility to travel
- Opportunities to share your knowledge and develop your skills and, as your goals change, you can consider shifting your career across different departments of our organization
- An innovative office space that combines creativity, relaxation and fun
We asked our colleagues about their experience in DB Schenker SSC and what they think about our company.
Passion should be the reason you choose a career
employees and knows how to create a great and positive work environment.
Everyone has the chance to express their needs and ideas and there are so many activities to improve efficiency and instill positive attitudes among employees. There is a balance between work and personal life, and that’s
one of the things I like the most.
I also appreciate that the employees who put in effort for their work are rewarded; not always officially, but also with daily interactions. My manager always verbalizes her appreciations for simple little things.
In my opinion, passion should be the reason you choose a career. Just doing what you are good at while you love doing it. DB Schenker offers the ideal environment for new starters, career changers and anyone looking for development opportunities. If you are an enthusiastic, motivated person, this is the right company for you.
A small family where everyone is doing something else for the others
I chose to work in a shared service because having a cluster of countries working in the same office is more powerful than each country individually. Basically having a lot of people in one place you get a lot of improvement ideas from them. I found a very diverse culture here in DB Schenker with a lot of foreign colleagues and somewhere around 500 Romanians, all of them with a different approach when it comes to people and tasks. This is a valuable experience that can be gained. DB Schenker`s culture, as far as I see it now, has a really friendly approach when it comes to people so the best benefit for me is that I can make a lot of connections and friends.
I find working in an SSC better than a BPO because what I`m doing is for the company. This means that the company can grow to hire more people like my colleagues. As career path, you can easily grow from junior accountant to senior accountant and expert accountant.
Flaviu Filip, Cluster Manager AR
I support with advice and coaching anytime one of my team members requires it
So basically, each team member has their own customer portfolio and 1 or 2 other extra activities from the ones previously mentioned.
We constantly work on building strong business relationships with our customers, which can sometimes be challenging. People are different; communication with 2 customers is never the same and also different issues happen to come up. We overcome them by actively listening to our customers, in order to be able to understand and support their needs.
In my role as cluster manager, I have a very active and constant communication with my team.
I support with advice and coaching anytime one of my team members requires it, I constantly share my feedback on things that go well and things that need to be improved, I offer visibility on the monthly targets and on our progress throughout the month.
I wanted to try something new
I have to admit that I didn’t know much about Romania and Bucharest – I knew football clubs since they were playing with Polish clubs in the European cup.
So I made a research and I realized that there are a lot of beautiful places to visit, good weather and the Black See is very close. I wanted to try something new, so I packed my things and came to Bucharest without knowing anybody.
My team – GL Poland is like a big family. I am the only foreigner among 6 Romanians but we have great relations, they accepted me and now we are a very strong collective. I can count on every and each of them and I would like to thank them for that.
We are mixed - experienced with “fresh blood”, but all learning. Working hard, improving skills, making mistakes and fixing them, but also making jokes, smiling and laughing a lot, since your working place should make you feel comfortable.
This is what we all have in DB Schenker. My second year in Romania just started and I am sure a lot of new experience to come.
Filip Stanislawski, People Manager Trainee GL
Meet our team face-to-face, learn about our company, the various career opportunities and how you can become a member of our team.
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