British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies.
BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and Pall Mall, with others including Kool, Benson & Hedges and Rothmans.
BAT has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. As at 6 July 2012 it had a market capitalisation of Â£65.6 billion, the sixth-largest of any company listed on the London Stock Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.Job Number: 26168
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent
British American Tobacco is looking to hire an Associate Manager – Compliance & Corporate Finance to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria
Drive the timely assessment and closure of compliance review plans and open actions across the area
Update and follow up of actions updated on the control environment dashboard
Manage the Controls Excellence Dashboard and Continuous Control Monitoring – Monthly communication of exception reports to the business for process improvement and drive compliance.
Update and follow up of actions on TaO KPI Dashboard
Drive the timely delivery and submission of Controls navigator assessment and follow up on open actions
Approval Matrix-SDoA (Statement of Delegated Authority), PO release strategies, JML (Accesses for Joiners, Movers & Leavers)
Provide consultancy services on compliance, audit & operations
Business control strategies – Fraud focus areas, WAM (West Africa Markets) Business Control Team activities, policies/procedures/guidelines
Drive risk management awareness – Risk Registers etc.
Projects – WAM fixed assets verifications, assets disposals, creation of entities
Embed SOX Way of Working across the business – 100% pass rate from KMPG Audit and BCT Testing
Actively support the timely remediation of action plans from BCT's remote OE testing
Active involvement in the SOX Cycle Testing
Support the STP (Sustainable Tobacco Programme) for leaf operations
Develop SMART Performance Objectives
Knowledge, Skills and Requirements
Financial background with a professional accountancy qualification (such as ACCA, CPA), a relevant university degree and sound knowledge of accounting principles
Minimum of 3 years of professional experience, preferably in FMCG or Big 4 environment
Understanding and awareness of other business functions and their interface with Finance
Sound communication and presentation skills
Good collaboration and influencing skills with ability to interact with all levels of management