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Corporate Finance Manager - Planning & Reporting

Keywords / Skills : Corporate Finance Manager - Planning & Reporting

10 - 13 years
Posted: 2019-05-03

Industry
ITES/BPO
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
3rd May 2019
Job Ref code
16674
Job Description
Job Description :

Country: Malaysia

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Function: Finance

Level: Experienced Professional

Appointment Type: Permanent

Key Accountabilities

i)Operational:

Management Reporting
1) Ensure the completion of the monthly and yearly SAP financial closing as well as the maintenance of the SAP General Ledger (GL).
2) Review and ensure the monthly P&L statements are prepared and completed on a timely and accurate basis as well as ensuring proper maintenance of the detailed P&L.
3) To ensure, review and complete the monthly and quarterly reporting requirements to the Region on a timely and accurate basis, and that interpretation of the results is meaningful.
4) Prepares financial reporting for group purpose including flagging issues/inconsistencies and ensuring no surprises.
5) Responsible for providing, reviewing and analysing other timely and accurate financial and non-financial management information (such as monthly/quarterly profit estimates; to facilitate management in meeting business objectives as well as for reporting to the Regional Support Unit and external stakeholders.
6) Responsible for managing and controlling the P&L statement within the group reporting framework to ensure appropriate results and sensitivities are in line with the expectations of internal and external stakeholders.
7) Provide profitability analysis and reports (Monthly Profit and Loss, quarterly Managing Directors Report and other variance analysis reports), reviewing actual performance against plan and recommending appropriate corrective actions.
8) Identify, analyse and report relevant measures that track progress towards corporate goals, including driving the appropriate use of performance metrics.
9) Constantly reviewing and improving on existing processes including the management reporting framework.

Corporate Planning
1.Responsible for coordinating, consolidating and submitting information for the annual Strategy & Budget Cycle process on a timely and accurate basis:
a.The Annual Performance Review coordinating and compiling information from respective functions.
b.Strategic Review ensuring all information from respective functions is obtained on a timely and accurate manner as well as using the information to influence business decisions and results. In addition, assisting the GBS Finance Controller in the development & finalisation of the presentations for the Managing Director for purposes of presenting to the Asia Pacific Regional Unit where necessary.
c.Budget Review designing and implementing budget monitoring system (including communicating roles and responsibilities) as well as managing the entire company plan process to ensure quality plan is delivered on time.
d.Ten Year Models managing the 10 year model and liaising with the relevant functions to obtain information for the calculation of the financial projections. In addition, responsible for the submission of the 10 Year Model to the UK.
e.Provide financial analysis and impact of volumes variances in the monthly Sales and Operations Planning.

Corporate Services
1. Business Partnering
a.Together with GBS Finance Controller, constantly participates in decision making processes of the Corporate Departments, bringing financial / business focus to activities
b.To increase the level of financial/commercial awareness within the function by educating managers to raise the level of objectivity behind decisions.
c.To provide financial/commercial advice and analysis for projects of the Corporate Departments e.g. capital expenditure and payback, net present value analysis etc.
2. Performance Management
a.To provide Corporate Departments Management with timely financial and non-financial information and Key Performance Indicators on plans, initiatives and activities, to facilitate effective decision making and improve efficiency and effectiveness of spend.
b.To coordinate the preparation of the Corporate Departments budget/plan and to provide accurate and timely information to help management monitor ongoing performance.
c.To contribute in the design and implementation of effective information systems needed to support Corporate Departments.
d.To report on, and analyse of, overheads and other spend e.g. capital expenditure and recharges to help identify inefficiencies or opportunities for cost reductions
e.Identify, analyse and report relevant measures that track progress towards corporate goals, including driving the appropriate use of performance metrics. Continue to support Big Ticket Items initiatives. On-going responsibility includes the monthly reporting cycle.

ii)Management:
1) Effective management of team resources for workload and Business as usual (BAU)/project deliverables to ensure there is adequate backup for peers/direct reports/line manager when required
2) Facilitate improvements in Global Business Service (GBS) delivery especially for financial planning and reporting activities that are time-sensitive
3) Ensure effective control environment within the teams areas of responsibility, ensuring reported financials can be reconciled to underlying accounts in SAP

iii)Leadership:
  • Act as an advocate of finance internal controls & standards for management and corporate planning activities
  • Demonstrate profession leadership by providing quality finance support and challenge to all functions to enable them to make responsible and compliant business decisions
  • Demonstrate personal leadership in delivery of work, engagement with others and professional development


  • iv)Relationship:
  • Maintain key relationships within the teams - strengthen working relationship and credibility within BATM functions through involvement in department and company wide activities as well as displaying fairness, trust and respect.
  • Build effective relationships within own team to strive for high performance in providing professional finance support and proactively support key strategic, area and regional initiatives
  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders to strive for mutually satisfactory solutions
  • Develop an effective network across all functions to ensure a proper review of company's reporting and planning activities (
    BAU activities, specific projects, etc.) leading to a full compliance of controls to contribute toward achieving company's objectives
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders (regional finance, GBS, IT, etc) and seek opportunities to seek synergies and strengthening alliances


  • v)Innovation:
  • Seek new and innovative ways for gaining, sharing and processing information across the functions and finance partners (regional finance, GBS, IT, etc)
  • Continuously seek and develop innovative processes, tools or improvements or simplification processes that will increase effectiveness of the financial reporting & planning processes and outputs


  • British American Tobacco is one of the worlds leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
    We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.
    Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.
    Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

    Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Aspac Svc Centre S.B. (MY51)

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