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Job Title:  Corporate Finance Analyst

Job Number:  37376

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

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 France IS LOOKING FOR A Corporate Finance Manager for 6 months.

SENIORITY LEVEL: Junior Level

FUNCTION: Finance

LOCATION: Paris-France

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed term (6 months contract)

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

At BAT, we give you a great start to your career by placing you in an environment that cultivates learning, collaboration, and well-being in a leading global company. We are currently looking for high caliber, ambitious and creative candidates who want to be challenged to achieve their full potential within the Finance Function. The role will involve project responsibilities and may require liaison with internal and external stakeholders.  The job holder will be assisting together with the senior corporate manager in the  process compliance so that source system data is complete and accurate as well as adhering to policies, procedures and accounting standards, both IFRS and FR GAAP (PCG)

Reports to: Senior Corporate Finance Manager

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Local

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR:

Backfill for Corporate Finance manager on Standard R2R (record to report) activities

•                 BS Reconciliations, reviews and approvals

•                 Month-end planning, communication and execution

•                 Fixed Asset management (incl. asset counts, reviews, impairments)

•                 Master data management (Cost centres and WBS elements, updating the approvers in the systems - SAP, SRM, E-flow, as per DoA

•                 Blackline reconciliations

•                 AP & AR cleanings

 Support on recurring tax activities and French taxation

•                 Assist in the French GAAP postings vs IFRS and reconciliations.

•                 Management of foreign VAT reclaims

•                 Assist tax department

 

Perform Local Statutory Reporting and support on Audit & controls

•                 Assists in delivery of information to external & internal auditors

Collaborate closely with business to provide high quality and timely information

•                 Liaise with GBS to ensure delivery of information is on-time in full (OTIF)

•                 Optimisation of local processes including quality assurance on all information sent to GBS

•                 Perform On-site support to employees regarding invoices, POs and other ad hoc requests

Projects:

•                 Manage the implementation of the global projects : PACE (new procurement system) & Concur(new T&E system)

 

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Are you experienced in an accounting role (incl. VAT and reconciliation, Inventory reconciliation, Intercompany transactions and month-end closing processes ?
  • Are you fluent both in French and English?
  • Do you have French GAAP (Plan Comptable General) & IFRS knowledge ?

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Minimum of 1 year’ experience in an accounting role (incl. VAT and reconciliation, Inventory reconciliation, Intercompany transactions and month-end closing processes)
  • French GAAP (Plan Comptable General) & IFRS knowledge
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and French
  • Strong Financial Accounting & analytical skills
  • Actively seeking responsibility and is result driven
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically SAP and Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines

BENEFICIAL

  • Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification (CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA) in progress / qualified would be a plus.

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 teamwork 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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