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Finance Assistant Manager


Location: Selangor

Function: Finance

Level: Experienced Professional

Appointment Type: Permanent


The primary responsibility of the role is to proactively manage the delivery of Group

Management and Statutory Reporting information and drive process improvements. Group

Management information will include financial information and scenarios required for S&OP

meetings, budget and for actuals. This will include co-ordination of assumption and other data

inputs, running the forecasting process activities, preparation and generation of financial

information and quality review. Process improvements will include identifying key areas for

better integration between P&L management (including overheads) and cash flow forecasting

with the key objective to drive simplification.

The objective of this role is to ensure business objectives are met by providing quality financial

reporting information and analysis support for end markets.

Key Accountabilities and Business Impact:

  • Manage the delivery of financial information and scenarios required for S&OP meetings,
  • budget and for actuals in line with the agreed service level agreements of our customers & respecting deadlines
  • Drive process improvements to better simplify and integrate processes
  • Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries and ad hoc reporting and analysis requests; provide periodic customer/site training
  • Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction
  • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
  • Support SAP User Access Management
  • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements
  • Coordinating with the global process owners on the implementation of reporting changes, which includes submission of comprehensive business specifications where technology enhancements are required, providing training and user testing resources to test enhancements
  • Understand the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of the financial processes and systems; ensure the existence of adequate internal controls
Key Stakeholders & Nature of Relationship
  • DRBU's Finance Director & End Market Corporate Finance Business Partner: informing about local control environment, local financial figures and influencing in terms of business insights and LFR opportunity areas
  • GBS CFOM - point of contact for local country specific
  • External Audit: leading and influencing the external audit field work and reporting
  • Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification (i.e. CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA)
  • At least 5 years of experience in an global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
  • Understand the impact of the accounting process and practice;
  • Understand the platforms and analyse reports, identify issues and challenges within reports functionalities and data;
  • Understand and apply relevant financial skills and knowledge.
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically BI/BPC, SAP or ERP equivalent
  • 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
British American Tobacco is one of the world's leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands - Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans - along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Aspac Svc Centre S.B. (MY51)
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