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Corporate Finance Manager Job Opportunity – British American Tobacco (BAT)




Organisation: British
American Tobacco (BAT)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:    
The British
American Tobacco is the only International tobacco group with a significant
interest in tobacco leaf growing which works with thousands of farmers
internationally. BAT runs leaf programmes providing direct agronomy support to
farmer from aspects of crop production and environmental best practice. British
American Tobacco is a market leading, global organisation with a long,
established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we
have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly
complex and challenging marketplace.
Job Summary:  The Corporate Finance Manager will be in
charge of planning, developing and controlling all aspects associated with the
completion of all local statutory reporting and tax issues, preparation of
monthly, quarterly and annual Financial Statements in compliance with local and
International Financial Reporting Standards and maintenance a strong internal
control environment within the Company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
General Ledger Maintenance and Reporting:
·        
Ensure that all financial data is captured in the
appropriate system as required within the set deadlines.
·        
Control and review of the general ledger and
co-ordination of the General Ledger Month end closures
·        
In charge of conducting reconciliations of critical
Balance sheets accounts (accounts receivable, accounts payables, bank balances
and fixed assets) on a monthly basis within the set timelines
·        
Managing the company’s debt at inter-company and
third party level as well as supplier payments to ensure effective management
of working capital.
·        
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual Financial
Accounts, in compliance with local, UK GAAP 
(United Kingdom General Accepted Accounting Principles), and IFRS
(International Financial Reporting standards).
2.
Tax Management:
·        
Preparations and calculations of tax provisions for
monthly financial accounts
·        
Render support in the preparations of local tax
returns, and complete UK tax schedules.
·        
Ensure that payment of taxes is done on time in
full.
3.
Management& Relationship:
·        
Implement control procedures and recommendations
from audits on time in full to ensure a robust internal control environment
·        
Ensure that tax and treasury risks are addressed to
ensure minimal risk to the company
·        
Work closely and maintain favourable working relations
with the Company bankers, external auditors, Tax consultants and the Uganda
Revenue Authority as well as the BAT Above Market team
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
        
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
·        
Professional accounting qualification e.g. CPA,
ACCA.
·        
A minimum of three to five years’ finance experience
in a multinational company.
·        
Broad understanding and knowledge of financial
management and systems.
·        
Ability to work with minimum supervision
·        
Excellent communication and influencing skills
·        
Ability to work and relate with internal customers
and external business partners
·        
Result oriented, self-driven, innovative and
excellent planning ability
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the British American Tobacco (BAT) should express their
interest by applying online.
Deadline: 14th October, 2015

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