Financial Reporting Analyst
GBS (Global Business Services) provides financial, human resources, audit and IT services to the British American Tobacco entities. Our category expertise, large capabilities and international operation makes us a unique business partner who excels in financial leadership and, therefore, offers great shareholder value for BAT.
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Degree or Certification in Finance/Accounting area;
2 years’ experience in a global FMCG company or in a similar dynamic environment;
English (spoken and written), operational level;
Good understanding of accounting policies and practices;
Good analytical skills (able to extract relevant business information from data sets provided);
Ability to implement financial knowledge and abilities in a real business environment;
Good command of group financial reporting systems (especially SAP Business Intelligence, SAP ECC and SAP Business Planning and Consolidation);
Good command of presentation, visualisation and automation tools adopted within the group.
Able to perform controls and identify risks.
Timely and accurate delivery of statutory and management reporting products. This includes the preparation, review of correction recommendations, investigation of material mismatches,
Responsible for designing, creating, implementation of high-quality analysis and reports in the field of Global Reporting KPIs and Data Quality Validations;
Performs analysis of financial information and of the proper implementation of IFRS standards and required internal accounting instructions in financial reports;
Identifies material mismatches based on the accepted business model;
Identify potential opportunities to improve existing KPIs (calculation method, analysis, change target, new metrics);
Perform Quality Checks on reporting products;
Monitor and analyse the performance results for all regions and ensure consistency & accuracy of data reported;
Provide results, insights and ad hoc analysis to EM and Service Lines, assessed and delivered in a timely manner;
Ensure a prompt collection of information from all Service Lines;
Provide ad-hoc support to TLs and Performance Reporting Manager and supports the analytics agenda within GBS;
Participates in continuous improvement initiatives with the goal of business simplification, automation and adopting better ways of working (including investigation of practices used by other companies in FMCG and beyond).
Looks for data insights that can add value and support business decisions;