British American Tobacco GBS

Business Controls Analyst

Selangor, Malaysia
11 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Purpose Statement:

  • Completes SOx Design and Operating Effectiveness testing in line with agreed test plans.
  • Undertakes Internal Controls advisory and assurance activities and report findings using structured tools and techniques to support the internal control process.
  • Provides internal control expertise, advice and guidance and promotes an awareness of risk management and control practices with BAT management.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the development of the overall role of the Business Controls Team as a second line of defence within BAT.
  • Perform SOx testing and reporting to SOx Test Manager to agreed timelines.
  • Communicate issues noted from SOx testing to key stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Support Control Owners to develop remediation plans and address issues in a timely manner.
  • Track and report on outstanding actions relating to SOx findings.
  • Ensuring all work is fully documented in line with the BCT Methodology and the SOx Testing process, reflecting current good practice in internal controls.
  • Certain elements of Controls Advisory and Assurance work will need to be completed in line with Audit Standards to enable reliance from External Audit.
  • Support and participate in the delivery of training to Control Operators and Owners to support the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting across the Group.
  • To assist in the delivery of the Three Lines of Defence model within the BAT Internal Controls Framework.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree educated with relevant professional Internal Controls qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent, CIA, IIA, CISA).
  • 2-3 years, risk internal controls or audit experience with significant accounting firm or corporate industry experience.
  • Experience in global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment.
  • An understanding of the tobacco business is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of internal controls practices, principles and procedures and corporate governance requirements for a global Group, including Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICoFR).
  • Understanding of Risk Management and Internal Controls best practices.
  • Experience of one or more of BAT’s core business functions, including operations, marketing, finance and IT.
  • Knowledge of SOx best practice, testing and reporting approaches.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate control issues, risk, impact and recommendations to management.
  • Experience in internal or external audit, or other SOx testing of business processes, and able to identify control gaps and provide recommendation to address the issue.
  • Knowledge of BAT’s Internal Audit approach, including testing and reporting practices, and how it can be applied to Business Controls work is preferred.

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