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Head of Finance Employment Opportunity - British American Tobacco (BAT)


Job Title:   Head of Finance
Organization:  British American Tobacco (BAT)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:
British American Tobacco is one of the world’s 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.

Job Summary:  The Head of Finance supports the Managing Director in formulating business strategy, monitoring and controlling business performance and driving business process improvements. He is responsible for leading financial, risk and internal controls management and ensures delivery of financial performance with integrity whilst adhering to BAT standards (as well as local accounting and taxation laws). The role leverages internal and external networks to drive business agenda and is a key member of the BAT Uganda Leadership Team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Leading Finance team with overall responsibility for financial oversight including accounting, reporting, forecasting, tax and treasury management
·        Providing financial and commercial insights to drive growth and sustainability agenda
·        Ensuring accurate and timely preparation and reporting of financial information in compliance Group guidelines, IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and local regulations (Board, Capital Markets Authority, Uganda Securities Exchange, Investors)
·        Ensuring relevant internal controls are in place and leading implementation of Company policies & procedures
·        Building effective relationships with internal & external stakeholders (distributors, banks, tax advisors, auditors, tax authority & other regulatory bodies) to advance business objectives.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the British American Tobacco Head of Finance job should have a financial background with a professional accountancy qualification (such as ACCA, CPA), a relevant university degree and sound knowledge of accounting principles & interpretation of local tax laws
·        At least seven years of finance/Accounting experience in a multinational Finance environment
·        Understanding and awareness of other business functions and their interface with Finance
·        Effective negotiation, influencing, communication and presentation skills
·        Working knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should apply online through the British American Tobacco at the link below.


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