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Job Title:  Planning & Reporting Associate Manager

Job Number:  31362

Country: Romania

Location: Bucharest 

Function: Finance 

Level: Experienced Professional 

Grade: G34 

Job Type: Permanent 

Contractual Legal Entity: BASSE Srl (RO13) 

Purpose Statement:


  • To provide timely relevant and accurate financial (statutory and management both actuals and forecast) information services to the organisation including the following:
  • Produce Financials forecasted within the IBPM calendar, accurate and usable within the SOP cycle (P&L, COS and UPIS reviews on a montly basis, Cause of Change analysis, LRD checks);
  • Keep track of the Admin OVH and OIE costs;
  • Review the actuals P&L both statutory and management, identify and solve any deviation from the budget;
  • Perform the role of business parter for various budget holders and assist in budget control;
  • Control and manage the underlying accounting processes for the business, and ensure robust control environment;

Main Accountabilities:


  • To produce financials forecasted within the IBPM calendar, accurate and usable within the SOP cycle for Combustible and Next Generation Product business. To ensure forecasted/budgeted financials (including Brand P&Ls) are reported accurately.  
  • To produce the company’s monthly management accounts and provide cause of change analysis of results. To ensure actuals (including Brand P&Ls) are reported on time in full and can be used by senior management to make decisions based on strategic insights. 
  • To act as a business partner to administrative departments and hold budget meetings with heads of departments to track their performance against budget/forecast. 
  • To be able to drive the change agenda related to the implementation of Global, Regional and local projects. 
  • To ensure company’s admin overheads and other expense/income are accurately recorded and statutory requirements are met.
  • To liaise with external auditors at interim and full year audit including: audit timetable, deliverables, assistance during audit and preparation of various schedules, review of financial statements, management letter. 
  • To liaise with other internal deparments and teams for completion of P&R  tasks.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Newly qualified or part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA), sound analytical skills, computer literate, good communicator and ability to recognise inefficiencies and make recommendationd thereon. 
  • Proven experience as a Senior Finance Analyst or similar role, and at least 2 years’ work experience
  • Excellent organization and communication skills;
  • Experience in managing teams is a plus, but not required;
  • Great attention to detail with ability to spot numerical errors;
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen;
  • Fluency in English 
  • Systems knowledge including:
  • SAP super user
  • Excel advanced user
  • SAP BI/BPC forecasting and reporting suite

Key Success Factors:   


  • Accurate financial forecast and actuals reporting
  • Insightful cause of change analysis
  • Accurate cash forecasts
  • Strong business partnering skills


Working Relationships:


  • EM finance team;
  • Departmental Heads/budget holders;
  • Financial Shared Services – GBS
  • Europe North Africa Regional Finance team
  • External auditors (KPMG)
  • Tax advisors


We might not have an open role at this moment, but, because our work environment is very dynamic, we are encouraging you to apply for this position and, the moment we have a suitable position for your profile the Recruitment Team will contact you as soon as possible.


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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