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Job Title:  Assistant Manager, Controls & Compliance

Job Number:  33643

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 GBS FINANCE – MALAYSIA, CONTROLS & COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT MANAGER

 

SENIORITY LEVEL: Senior

FUNCTION: Finance
                SALARY RANGE: basic + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Selangor, Malaysia

 

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

An exciting opportunity is available working in the Corporate Finance team for our APA DRBU, based at our GBS Centre in Malaysia.  This role’s day-to-day focus is on working with the market to deliver robust and agile financial forecasting, reporting, and meaningful analysis, often for senior Finance stakeholders and key business meetings.  This role works closely with both the GBS Financial Controller, the APA CFOM team, Regional Corporate office, and individual end markets.

 

Key deliverables include driving the monthly SOP rhythm, ensuring we have a clear view of our bottom-up financial position (PL, BS, CF) along with sensitivities and gap close recommendations.  This role also provides a high level of support in preparing and delivering presentations, often to senior members of the APA Finance Leadership Team.

 

Reports to : APA Controls & Compliance Manager

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Selangor, Malaysia

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • To provide assurance to management on different process & systems and activities adherence to company’s policies, procedures & relevant laws & regulations for the maintenance of robust control environment.
  • Assist to follow up with departments about the implementation of mitigating actions identified in the Business Risk Register, local risk & governance committees, and internal audits
  • Support to monitor SOX compliance
  • Assist in control management activities.
  • Coordinate and consolidate the Control Navigator assessments for BATMS RO, follow up and ensure the action of remediation plans is completed as per approved due date.
  • Coordinate and consolidate the Control Navigator assessments.
  • Control Excellence Dashboard: coordinate, follow up with stakeholders to ensure proper actions are taken to deliver
  • Local policy reviews. / MDM housekeeping and SoD reviews
  • This role will also act as a P&R SPOC, assisting to escalate issues such as unexpected errors and system performance to GRS, as well as assisting with projects such as the implementation of new/revised accounting standards.

 

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Other GBS teams: This role works closely with other local GBS Finance teams (including Planning & Reporting and Accounting Services) and will have opportunities to work in cross-functional teams to focus on specific process improvement projects.  As this role also supports P&R, there will also be engagement with above-market stakeholders such as GRS and Group Statutory Accounting.
  • Above-market stakeholders: This role will involve interaction with Regional Corporate Finance, including managing reporting timelines and responding to ad-hoc queries.

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

 

BENEFICIAL

  • SAP (ECC6 and BPC) used extensively in the delivery of this role’s responsibilities, experience in Hyperion HFM is desirable, but not essential.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required, and at least intermediate proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint is required.
  • Experience in visualization and automation tools (e.g. PowerBI, UI Path, Alteryx) would be a plus, but not essential.

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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