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Job Title:  Planning & Reporting Analyst - Finance

Job Number:  37264

 

 

 

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

 

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

 

BAT Costa Rica IS LOOKING FOR A Planning & Reporting Analyst

 

 

 

SENIORITY LEVEL: Professional

FUNCTION: Finance

SALARY RANGE:  Excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Heredia

 

 

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

 

We are looking for a Financial Reporting Specialist will provide technical advice and assistance during reporting cycles, by focusing on understanding and solutioning the errors generated during the transactions processing, accounting related issues encountered during the month end activities which are impacting the quality of the reporting services, ensure quality and accurate completion of services and key performance indicators (critical metrics), as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA).

 

 

Reports to: Senior Finance Manager  

Reporting Level: Non-Managerial

Geographic Scope: America

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

 

 

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  • Prepare Operations overheads, monthly analysis and follow up with partners on main variances to control the expenses of the business units, analyse the variations and propose new controls to avoid incorrect records that impact the financial documents.
  • ​​​​​​​Ownership of financial documents, planning and reports to recognize any wrong information, and raise any potential problems.
  • First point of contact for internal service teams within Finance. to maintain an effective communication in an internal way, which allows to establish as a business partner, solutions with the stakeholders.
  • Control accurate transactional data within SAP, to identify errors in the records at the transaction level and provide possible solutions with the finance teams involved.
  • Ensure SLAs reflect the agreed timings for customers to receive information.
  • Serve as a SME to other Record-to-Report colleagues.
  • Perform analytical review of different business scenarios in specific periods (i.e. Budget vs. QPR, SPLY vs. QPR).
  • Assist General Accounting Team Leader as needed.
  • Participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills, to meet the team's objectives in terms of updating, optimizing and integrating new tasks and processes.

 

 

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

 

  • Do you have experience in communications and customer service?
  • Are you fluent in English?

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Demonstrated ability in Planning / Commercial finance / Accounting / Finance
  • High proficiency in PC skills and detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel.
  • Establishes relevant priorities; anticipates obstacles and defines alternative strategies; seeks best way to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates stability under stress, opposition, or change; maintains performance under uncertainty.
  • Modifies approach to reach an objective; suits style to setting/situation; resourceful in finding different approaches; open to new insights.
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or related fields.
  • Proficient English Spanish.

 

 

 

BENEFICIAL

 

  • CPA, MBA, or Master of Accounting.
  • Experience working with other cultures.

 

 

WE ARE BAT

 

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

 

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets.
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations.
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner.
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies.

 

 

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

 

Collaboration, diversity and partnership underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

 

 

 


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