Job Title:  Finance Analyst

Job Number:  23306

Country: South Africa
Cape Town
Function: Finance
Level: Non-management
Appointment Type: Permanent


Job responsibilities:

  • Drive effective management of the Unallocated Deposits account
  • Accurate clearing of the Unallocated and Bank shadow accounts (within Sales Finance scope) daily.
  • Complete, valid and accurate Unallocated deposit allocation
  • Update and maintain Masterfile for Unallocated account to provide visibility of older items for investigation and allocation.
  • Identifying root causes or patterns of Unallocated items and driving a solution thereof with the regions.
  • Ensure bank statements are uploaded daily
  • Check that bank statements provided by GBS are in the correct format and complete.
  • Preparation of Unallocated deposits slide for National Credit Committee (NCC).
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reconciliations.
  • Effective management of the monthly reporting.  
  • Effective management of banking queries
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the various banks to ensure customer and regional queries are dealt with timeously and efficiently.
  • Analysis and confirmation of Deposits not reflecting and Misallocated deposits on Driver/Rep balances.



  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in finance related field.
  • Good understanding of the commercial business and an understanding of all a interrelationship/interfaces between customers, field force and accounts receivable



  • Understanding of marketing and DSS processes.
  • Strong IT skills on Accounting software (preferably SAP Financial Modules, Advanced MS Excel)
  • Around 2 years of experience in Finance (Accounts Receivable).



  • Proven potential, strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and motivator of change.
  • Proactive, persuasive and creative
  • Capable of analyzing customer accounts but also able to demonstrate the need for, and ensure implementation of, appropriate systems and controls.
  • An ability to work with all levels of staff within the company and handle relationships with customers.


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.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT SA (Pty) Ltd (ZA11)

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