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Job Title:  Senior Analyst - General Ledger (Contract)

Job Number:  19741

Country: Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Function: Finance
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Fixed Term

Principal Accountabilities

  • To execute a range of financial tasks, such as transaction processing, financial analysis and reporting, using the appropriate systems (SAP-ECC, BI) and agreed standard processes.
  • Perform period-end activities to ensure all transactions are posted accurately and period is closed as per timetable agreed.
  • Response to queries in a timely and efficient manner to promote a business partnering culture in GBS.
  • Perform GL reconciliations and follow-up on reconciling items to ensure all items are captured into the correct GLs.
  • Perform analysis and clearing of balance sheet accounts to ensure accounts are clean and suspicious transactions investigated.
  • Update task level descriptions or process manuals as and when there are changes to manage knowledge retention and to assist back-ups performing tasks on behalf. 
  • Provide support to audit process so that entity is able to manage the balance of risk and control effectively.
  • Support migration project to ensure smooth transition of tasks from end markets to GBS.
  • Perform testing of new systems/technology and processes as and when required to minimise potential problems to operations.
  • Provide backup support to F3 when needed to assist F3 in overseeing the operation.
  • Train new team members and share knowledge and job experience to get team members up to speed or assist them in problem solving.
  • Ensure KPI figures are met as per agreed SLA with end markets.
  • Assist F3 to manage workload in the team to achieve team’s deliverables as per agreed standards.
  • Identify and perform trouble-shooting on issues faced by team to resolve issues effectively and to highlight potential risks.
  • Proactively develop and maintain working relationship with end markets to create good partnership between end market and GBS
  • Establish and maintain working relationships within and cross-functional teams to create a positive working environment.
  • Identify and actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of processes in GBS.


Knowledge & Skill 

Technical skills

  • Understand the impact of the accounting process and practice;
  • Understand the platforms and analyse reports, identify issues and challenges within reports functionalities and data;
  • Understand and apply relevant financial skills and knowledge.


Organisational skills

  • Organise and prioritise work for self and team
  • Good planning skills and interpersonal skills so to effectively delegate tasks within own team;
  • Ensure that the timelines are met, and be prepared to escalade issues, if identified;
  • Proactively identify potential issues;
  • Coordinate team projects
  • Ensure the resources (FTE, Software, Hardware) for the team and escalade issues related to these, when necessary;
  • Understand impact of the results on the other departments and on the EM.


Communications skills

  • Able to adapt the communication style to the audience level
  • Able to check understanding of things communicated / ensure the messages pass through to the audience;
  • Able to provide constructive feedback to the team while maintaining motivation;
  • Be able to explain business decisions to the team
  • Escalade the team’s issues, be able to present clear stand points to upper management, and give reasons


Education & Experience 

  • At least a degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or equivalent.
  • At least 2-3 year(s) working experience in the related field.
  • Preferably to have supervisory capacity and experience using SAP system.


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 Aspac Svc Centre S.B. (MY51)

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