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SENIORITY LEVEL: Mid-Senior Level Management

FUNCTION:  Finance

LOCATION: Istanbul, Turkey


This role is part of Turkey Corporate Finance Team.

The primary responsibility of the role is to proactively support the delivery of  Statutory & Management Reporting (actual financials) information and drive operational improvements. This information will include Half Year, Fast Close and Year financial reporting. Operational improvements will include identifying key areas for efficiencies delivery in BAU results in a coordinated manner. 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 collaborators and key business meetings.

 Reports to: Corporate Finance Manager

Reporting Level: Manages Self

Geographic Scope: Turkey & Caucasus


  • Driving a robust forecasting process, including being able to dynamically remodel scenarios as assumptions change. Thisinvolves engagement with partners across a number of functions, locations, and time zones. Supporting monthly planning (SOP) exercises including adhoc tasks as assigned by Finance Director.
  • Ensure that month-end close activities, statutory and management financial reporting including actual financials are performed on time and in compliance to SOX.
  • Support in external and internal audit engagement and engagement with other internal & external stakeholders.
  • Developing and build tools and assisting in automating processes, utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions and maintaining complete and accurate Task Level Descriptions ("TLDs") and ensure any documentation is complying to SOx.
  • Review and validation of financial & management data handoff to highlight data integrity issues.
  • Support in operating internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting. This includes ensuring compliance to relevantSOX control requirements in the Planning and Reporting environment.
  • Investigating and responding to ad-hoc queries relating to financial performance, across Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow. Involved in cashflow forecasting, BATCASH Reporting and hedging exercise.  


  • At least 4 years of finance/accounting experience in global FMCG industry.
  • Possess high potential, strong technical and interpersonal skills. Good understanding of accounting principles (IFRS, GAAP etc)
  • Good command of English in verbal and written communication and possess effective communication skills, mentor/leadership skills and extremely dedicated.
  • An ability to work with all levels within the organization & experience in managing senior stakeholders.
  • Capable of analyzing financial impact and providing insights to business strategies also understanding of strategy and financial management processes.
  • Able to demonstrate the need for, and ensure implementation of, appropriate systems and controls.
  • Able to drive projects and process improvements and handle a remote customer base model
  • Meticulous, analytical, proactive, and can work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Business & Economics & Accounting & Finance. Professional accountancy qualification i.e. CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA will be an added advantage.


  • Do you also have proven knowledge in SAP and experience in Big Four Audit Firms?
  • Experience with IFRS Standards?


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


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!

BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030