British American Tobacco (Romania)

Planning & Reporting Associate Manager

Bucharest, Romania
Competitive salary
18 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
  • To provide timely relevant and accurate financial (statutory and management both actuals and forecast) information services to the organisation including the following:
  • Produce Financials forecasted within the IBPM calendar, accurate and usable within the SOP cycle (P&L, COS and UPIS reviews on a montly basis, Cause of Change analysis, LRD checks);
  • Keep track of the Admin OVH and OIE costs;
  • Review the actuals P&L both statutory and management, identify and solve any deviation from the budget;
  • Perform the role of business parter for various budget holders and assist in budget control;
  • Control and manage the underlying accounting processes for the business, and ensure robust control environment;

Main Accountabilities:

  • To produce financials forecasted within the IBPM calendar, accurate and usable within the SOP cycle for Combustible and Next Generation Product business. To ensure forecasted/budgeted financials (including Brand P&Ls) are reported accurately.  
  • To produce the company’s monthly management accounts and provide cause of change analysis of results. To ensure actuals (including Brand P&Ls) are reported on time in full and can be used by senior management to make decisions based on strategic insights. 
  • To act as a business partner to administrative departments and hold budget meetings with heads of departments to track their performance against budget/forecast. 
  • To be able to drive the change agenda related to the implementation of Global, Regional and local projects. 
  • To ensure company’s admin overheads and other expense/income are accurately recorded and statutory requirements are met.
  • To liaise with external auditors at interim and full year audit including: audit timetable, deliverables, assistance during audit and preparation of various schedules, review of financial statements, management letter. 
  • To liaise with other internal deparments and teams for completion of P&R  tasks.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Newly qualified or part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA), sound analytical skills, computer literate, good communicator and ability to recognise inefficiencies and make recommendationd thereon. 
  • Proven experience as a Senior Finance Analyst or similar role, and at least 2 years’ work experience
  • Excellent organization and communication skills;
  • Experience in managing teams is a plus, but not required;
  • Great attention to detail with ability to spot numerical errors;
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen;
  • Fluency in English 
  • Systems knowledge including:
  • SAP super user
  • Excel advanced user
  • SAP BI/BPC forecasting and reporting suite

Key Success Factors:   

  • Accurate financial forecast and actuals reporting
  • Insightful cause of change analysis
  • Accurate cash forecasts
  • Strong business partnering skills

Working Relationships:

  • EM finance team;
  • Departmental Heads/budget holders;
  • Financial Shared Services – GBS
  • Europe North Africa Regional Finance team
  • External auditors (KPMG)
  • Tax advisors

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