Finance & Tax Junior Manager

Employer: British American Tobacco
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 16.10.2020
    Short company description

    British American Tobacco is a leading tobacco group, with brands sold in more than 200 markets. We employ more than 57,000 people and, with over 200 brands in our portfolio, we make the cigarette chosen by one in eight of the world’s one billion adult smokers. We hold robust market positions in each of our four regions – Americas; Asia-Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Western Europe – and we are leaders in more than 60 markets.


    - Minimum 2 years working experience in a similar position; certified financial
    qualification (ACCA/CIMA) is a plus;
    - Good knowledge of Management Accounting techniques in relation to Profit and Loss
    Statement and Balance Sheet;
    - Good knowledge of Romania’s Accounting Law and Tax Law, and good understanding
    of IFRS accounting standards;
    - Excellent spreadsheet & computer skills;
    - Good analytical and numerical skills;
    - Proficient in SAP software;
    - Fluency in both written and spoken English;
    - Good communication skills both verbal and written.


    Month end /Year end closure and statutory reporting:
    - Support in month end closure activities for GBS Europe, by leading month-end
    accounting activities such as reconciliations, journal entries and analysis. Ensure the
    accuracy of the financial data posted;
    - Support in Group and Local reporting activities. Produce reliable and accurate financial
    statements reconciled based on IFRS and local accounting system, by ensuring the
    reported data are in line with local and group requirements and accounting standards;
    - Prepare monthly tax returns to be submitted to the tax authorities (mainly VAT returns
    on a monthly basis, Corporate Income Tax returns quarterly, WHT return annually,
    Financial Statements for half year and year end);
    - Ensure timely filing of statistical returns and other business-related filings;
    - Keep up to date with economic and legislative changes to assess impact in financial

    - Provide support to the other departments with SAP workflow / FI invoice related
    - Ensuring timely processing of invoices without purchase order and follow up for
    - Supporting purchase order requisitioners with accounting details (cost centre, GL
    account and tax code);
    - Initiate advance payments in SAP, as required;
    - Ensure proper creation and disposal of assets and maintaining supporting

    - Establish and maintain a strong partnership and provide support and advice to other
    - Provide support during the statutory audit of GBS Europe (discussions with the audit
    team in order to provide requested information);
    - Involvement in interactions with fiscal authorities and local state bodies on behalf of
    GBS Europe;
    - Assure the compliance with the standard processes in BAT;
    - Ensure all Sox control are performed on a regular basis in line with control frequency
    requirements and enough evidence is retained;
    - Ensure and develop a good relationship with the team in order to share knowledge,
    analyse report data, offer and improve good professional services, understand and
    apply fiscal legislation and IFRS;
    - Understands and communicates the impact of accounting issues on non-finance

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