Senior Analyst Accounts Payable - Issue Resolution

Employer: BAT Romania
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 29.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site
    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.



    The role is part of GBS Accounts Payable team

    Geographic Scope: Global
    Reports to: Accounts Payable Team Leader
    Reporting level: Non-management


    This role is ensuring that all controls prior payment (Sox and Non-Sox) are performed in a timely and accurate manner, that all Tax journal postings, Sanctioned vendor related activities are delivered in line with internal/SOx controls, all complex invoice corrections and queries are handled with high accuracy and in a business partnering manner etc.
    The AP Senior analyst supports the operational delivery of the payments processing, as well as the automation agenda within RtP team: UATs, initiatives deployment, end market ad-hoc trainings and corrections.


    • Advance English skills - spoken and written
    • 1.5 - 2 years’ experience in Finance & Accounting in a multinational corporation
    • Good numerical and analytical skills
    • Proficiency with Ms. Office (especially Excel and Outlook)
    • Ability to handle high volumes of data entries with high accuracy
    • Experience of working with SAP

    Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required
    • Successfully plan activities and put them into action
    • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability to meet deadlines, good time management
    • Able to help, teach or explain current process, business decisions to others
    • High attention to details and problem-solving skills
    • Able to manage stakeholders with high professionalism and facilitate meetings and calls

    Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with specialization in Accounting or Finance
    • EU work permit – mandatory



    • All Pre-Payment related activities: Partner Bank account selection, Pre-Payment SOx reports to support and ensure 100% accuracy for the payment process
    • All Pre-Payment and Sox activities must be performed within tight cut-offs and in alignment with the standard payments calendar shared by Banking Ops team
    • Apply with 100% accuracy all Sanctioned related controls within the end-to-end Invoice processing activities
    • Processing of ad-hoc requests for emergency payments requests/manual payments of failed payments received from Banking Operations teams
    • Ensure all activities are being delivered according to Sox & internal controls guidelines for all Invoice processing/Tax corrections, Tax journal postings and Pre-Payment controls
    • Acts as single point of contact for the following processes: Pre-payment controls, Failed Payment reversal in SAP, Invoice corrections, Tax/journal postings
    • Performs the UATs for new company code creation, new activity migration, new solutions implementation (automation solutions)
    • Supports and drives the targeted results for the monthly KPI’s on Payment on Time, GR/IR, incorrect payments, e-invoicing
    • Onboarding and documentation (TLDs) for: new joiners within the team, process changes & particularities, sanctions suppliers (US, EU)
    • Ensures all e-mails and queries are processed accurately and within SLA
    • Understands and applies relevant financial skills and knowledge
    • Detail-oriented, analytical, proactive, able to deliver as per internal deadlines and expectations
    • Problem solving oriented mindset, ensuring fast reaction in identifying and implementing solutions
    • Recommend and deliver process improvements to create greater efficiency and productivity within R2P space
    • Continuous improvement oriented to apply any opportunities of simplifying the processes
    • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with key contacts in end markets and GBS

    Other info


    At BAT, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

    • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
    • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
    • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
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    • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


    Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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