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ROLE PROFILE

JOB TITLE: Commercial Planning and Analysis Specialist

FUNCTION: Finance

CITY & COUNTRY: Bucharest, Romania

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Permanent

REPORTING TO: Commercial Planning and Analysis Manager 

ROLE SUMMARY

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?  

An opportunity has arisen within our Commercial Planning and Analysis - Cash Team based in our GBS Center in Bucharest. The primary responsibilities of the role will be to facilitate Group Cash Flow reporting delivery via the preparation of management reports, exchange rates updates and various tasks and initiatives in the support of Global and Regional Finance teams.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Commercial Planning and Analysis Specialist will perform specific tasks in the area of data integrity, quality and reasonableness of the management and statutory reporting process, which includes monthly SOPs forecasting and Half Year, P10, Full Year actuals reporting exercises. Focus areas will be to support Global and Regional teams via:

  • Coordinating Forecast & Actuals reporting of Balance Sheet & Cash-Flow in BPC Management.
  • Cooperating with BPC IT Team by implementing new controls.
  • Elaborating Group Instructions for Intercompany, BS and CF reporting both for Forecast and Actuals from a MGMT point of view
  • Reviewing Balance Sheet and Cash-Flow figures @Regional/Group Level.
  • Supporting Corporate Finance Manager and Senior Corporate Finance Manager for the Cash Flow delivery with required reporting and information which are used for management decisions.
  • Supporting, implementing and maintaining Cash Flow Rules in BPC Management.
  • Preparing Management reporting rates : QPR , Budget/Plan , MOPE rates 
  • Reviewing and approving Controls Overrides for Actuals and Planning Management submissions
  • Providing updated Borrowing Profile for Treasury 
  • Tracking CAPEX validations for main Planning and Actuals reporting cycles
  • Liaise with Planning & Reporting (Global Business Services) and Global Reporting Support for reporting requirements and technical queries resolution.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL

  • 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.
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically
  • SAP/BI /BPC.
  • Able to drive projects and process improvements and handle a remote customer base model.
  • Detail-oriented, can manage large volumes of information, excellent analytical skills, proactive, and can work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to recognize gaps in processes / ways of working and provide solutions / improvements to address these.
  • Ability to anticipate problems, foresee timely solutions and adapt accordingly.
  • Knowledge in identifying risks and in implementing.

DESIRABLE

  • Be able to articulate financial information to non-finance colleagues
  • Keen to build excellent working relationships and a track record of influencing key stakeholders from multiple functions
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude.

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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