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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 IS LOOKING FOR ASSISTANT MANAGER – PLANNING & REPORTING

JOB TITLE: Assistant Manager – Planning & Reporting

FUNCTION: Finance

SALARY RANGE: Basic + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Lahore, Pakistan

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

This role’s day-to-day focus is on working with the market to deliver robust and agile financial forecasting, reporting, and important analysis, often for senior Finance partners and key business meetings. This role requires close collaboration with both the Associate Manager and Financial Controller, Regional Corporate office and heavily involve in dealing directly with senior stakeholders from end markets.

Key results include driving the monthly SOP rhythm, ensuring we have a clear view of our bottom-up... financial position along with sensitivities and gap close recommendations. This role interacts with Finance Controller to ensure BASS strategic objectives of standardization, scalability and consolidation are met. You will also be required to ensure all monthly business as usual (BAU) tasks relating to planning & reporting are completed on time and to a high quality.

Reports to: Corporate Finance Manager

Reporting Level: Leads Others : Subject Matter Experts & Finance Analyst

Geographic Scope: Lahore, Pakistan

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR
• Lead the delivery of financial information and scenarios required for planning meetings, budget and for actuals in line with the agreed service level agreements of our customers & meeting the targets/expectations.
• Drive operational improvements to better simplify and integrate processes and maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements
• Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries and ad hoc reporting and analysis requests; provide periodic customer/site training
• Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and improved through proactive involvement and interaction
• Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
• Driving a high-quality monthly forecasting rhythm, ensuring the Associate Finance Manager & Financial Controller is able to understand the latest bottom-up financial positions and cause of change in each cluster.
• Collaborating closely with Corporate and Commercial Finance team members at the end market, to drive a robust management forecasting and reporting process, provisioning of financial insights, ad-hoc analysis, and facilitating an environment where simplification and continuous improvement are prioritized.
• Works closely with other local GBS Finance teams (R2R Teams) and will have opportunities to work with cross-functional teams to focus on specific operational improvement and/or analysis and insight projects

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
• At least 5 years of proven experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
• A detailed understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically BI/BPC, SAP or ERP equivalent
• Understand the impact of the accounting process and practice;
• Understand the platforms and analyse reports, identify issues and challenges within reports functionalities and data;
• Able to drive projects and operational improvements and handle a remote customer base model
• Attention to detail, analytical, proactive, and can work under pressure with minimum supervision
• Knowledgeable in identifying risks and in implementing controls.
• Minimum Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance. Professional accountancy qualification i.e. CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA will be an added advantage.

BENEFICIAL
• Knowledge in SAP/BPC
• Experience in People Management

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!

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
Lahore Pakistan

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