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Job Title:  Management Reporting Analyst

Job Number:  31161

Country: Romania

Location: Bucharest 

Function: Finance 

Job Type: Permanent 

Application deadline: 15.12.2020

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

Operational / Professional / Business:

  • Coordinate BPC planning and reporting cycles for MOPEs, QPRs and BUD, managing the global processes that need to be performed as stated in the global BPC P&R guidance:
    • Global planning preparation: Deploy Reporting Business Process Flows for planning P&L below gross margin (OVH, BSE, CAPEX, employee benefits), update forecast FX rates, update Cost of Sales assumptions, Monitor BPC Master Data update, update depreciation for existing assets, unlock BPC working category, set first forecast period for forecast and EM scenarios, copy latest actual available into MOP.
    • Global monthly reporting: close planning category (Lock BPC for input), run Group’s currency translation, run Group’s management consolidation, copy MOP/FCT to snapshot
  • Proactively monitor and analyse the Financial Statements generated for management Actual and Forecast
  • Coordinate the third level support for the End Market and the GBS P&R BPC users resolving queries related to processes, data, systems reconciliation and BPC application functionality
  • Take ownership of the BAU BPC functionality updates. improvements and critical fixes throughout the whole process: business requirement and/or issue identification, testing, official release date and communication
    Leadership:
  • Actively share BPC Management Process related learnings across the FSSC teams as part of a continuously learning culture
  • Identify opportunities to simplify the Budgeting and Forecasting processes and drive efficiencies analysing most frequent queries/issues raised to the BPC Support Team
    Management:
  • Define plan to remediate the issues found during the BPC planning and reporting Cycles including BPC management master data and transactional data issues, meeting the deadlines with the least impact on the accuracy of financials
  • Manage continuous communication to the relevant stakeholders on BPC planning cycle guidance, new functionality and any important process-system update
  • Provide support and guidance to the CP&A BPC specialist and GBS Planning and Reporting teams
     
    Relationships:
  • Work in close collaboration with the regional GBS P&R teams, regional teams and EM BPC Users to ensure successful delivery of planning and reporting processes allowing appropriate management of their expectations and ensure excellent & effective working relationships are maintained
    Innovation:
  • Actively contribute to enhancing existing thinking, measures and management activities to maximise efficiencies.
  • Identify opportunities to automate and simplify the Budgeting and Forecasting processes and drive efficiencies analysing most frequent queries/issues raised to the BPC Support Team.
  • Seek out opportunities for automation and simplification when we enter the business as usual phase for the rules development and the forecasting logic
     
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: good, efficient communicator; good analytic capability; influencing, customer service and presentation skills
  • Experience in management reporting and financial forecasting and analysis is important
  • Able to work across functions
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks, strong negotiation and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive; able to pursue and influence across the organisation regardless of geography, grade or function
  • Quality and process oriented and able to clearly communicate processes and procedures
  • Strong drive for completion and task focused. Innovative; pro-active
  • Fluently in English
  • SAP Knowledge
  • BI Knowledge desirable
     

Key Success Factors

  •  Support is provided within agreed time, cost & quality parameters and satisfy GBS defined expectations
  • Regular reporting to the relevant stakeholders providing visibility and informing proper decision making
  • Excellent business relationships maintained with key stakeholders.
  • Where possible best practice should be applied

 

British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.


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