ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES
This role is part of Corporate Finance Team.
The owns and manages the controllership activities (accounting, treasury and delivery of the financial statements - forecast and statutory) as well as managing risks and controls to meet key End Market priorities.
The role interacts with Corporate Finance Controller to ensure BASS strategic objectives of standardization, scalability and consolidation are met.
Reports to : Sr Corporate Finance Manager (G36)
Reporting Level : Individual contributor
Geographic Scope : BAT GBS PK
WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR
Ensure a timely analysis, identification, communication and resolution of balance sheet account reconciliation issues to avoid frauds and potential monetary losses due to an inappropriate accounting practice
Manages the Finance Shared Services Central budget (preparation & reporting) including QPRs and Company Plan.
Managing Global consolidation & reporting of Regional GBS Company cost drivers quarterly (and CoPlan)
Managing Global GBS Company Finance Bonus Targets
Providing general reporting guidance to Regional level, when required
Provide support to line manager in relation with : Understanding and challenging Regional GBS Company budgets ; Finance inputs to Global Company S&OP ;
GBS Company influenced Finance costs globally (including Accounting Services, Planning & Reporting, Functional Management, Tax & Treasury & Corporate Finance)
To coordinate Planning & Reporting during the preparation of the annual Plan and the quarterly reporting
To contribute during the preparation of the Company Plan with all the requested financial advice and support during the decision-making process
Support ongoing changes in company business model; undertakes ad hoc reviews & input into company’s projects
Primary contact for local auditors regarding actual reported data in the group books.
Generates monthly financial overview presentation for management. Explains variances.
Manages the quarterly planning exercises and the Company Plan
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
At least practical 6 - 7 years of experience in applying Finance in global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
A thorough understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically BI / BPC, SAP or ERP equivalent
Understand the impact of the accounting process and practice;
Understand the platforms and analyse reports, identify issues and challenges within reports functionalities and data;
Able to drive projects and process improvements and handle a remote customer base model
Detail-oriented, analytical, proactive, and can work under pressure with minimum supervision
Knowledgeable in identifying risks and in implementing controls
Experienced in Audit and Compliance (Internal / External)
Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification (i.e. CA / ACCA / CIMA / CPA)
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