Assistant Corporate Finance Manager Job Placement – 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. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Group reporting:
  • Delivery of all internal reporting requirements, including
    forecasts, in line with Group guidelines.
  • Execute monthly, quarterly and annual financial period closures in
    line with the Group calendar.
  • Prepare IFRS & Companies’ Act compliant annual statutory
    financial statements and coordinate review by external auditors.
  • Support the Head of Finance in delivery of financial reporting
    requirements (Board reporting, Press statements, Annual report and
    Investor briefings).
  • Coordinate external audit to ensure timely completion and to budget.
  • Ensure complete, accurate & timely tax computations and returns,
    including liaison with external tax consultants for review.
  • Key point of contact for Finance Shared Services Centre, ensuring
    service delivery as agreed and championing improvements in finance
  • Overall responsibility for general ledger management and
  • Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of financial transactions in SAP.
Cost Control:
  • Perform variance analysis to assess the impact of proposed
    strategies on business results and provide insights to support informed
    business decisions.
  • Support and/or manage as appropriate all aspects of the local
    financial environment, including cost centre control and provide insights
    for efficiencies.
Credit management:
  • Ensure all customer transactions are captured accurately and credit
    limits adhered to.
  • Prepare input for Credit Committee and cash-flow forecasting to
    inform funding decisions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the British American Tobacco (BAT) Assistant
    Corporate Finance Manager job placement should hold a graduate degree in
    Accounting or Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA or CPA)
  • At least five years of relevant financial experience with at least 2
    years in a controlling or audit related finance environment.
  • Working experience of an ERP (preferably SAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word,
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good collaboration and influencing skills with ability to interact
    with and obtain buy in from all levels of management.
  • Understanding of commercial business drivers.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the British American Tobacco (BAT) should express their interest
by applying online.
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