IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA LIMITED Corporate Finance Analyst – Planning Full Time in Montréal, QC


Branch Montréal QC CA

Corporate Finance Analyst – Planning
Montréal, QC

Finance Business partners and Finance centres of excellence – collaborate to provide end to end finance delivery for regions / areas / end markets….

The Role:

  • Support the Annual and Quarterly budgeting process by providing guidance / targets and support to budget holders while also coordinating with the other functions on the delivery of their assumptions by the required timelines
  • Provide support in the statutory and management accounting reporting processes, and for the reasonableness of the various financial reports, which include financial statements, information package supporting various decision points from the IBPM process.
  • Contribute to the integrity and timely reporting of financial results, for internal and external purposes.
  • Ensure accuracy of information provided by the controlling management records module in SAP) and participate in reinforcing the effective and efficient internal control environment.
  • Participate actively in the preparation and analysis of the monthly results using specific tools in SAP and BI to support internal (BAT) and external reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Participate in the preparation of relevant and high quality financial analysis to enhance decision making, thus optimising the business units’ financial performance within the overall corporate strategy.
  • Assist budget holders in the review and completion of their budgets and the coordination of all inputs in the budgeting process
  • Maintain accesses workflow, by ensuring the proper approval processes are in place, thereby maintaining a strong internal controls environment
  • Supports the manager in identifying process improvements to enhance efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Participate in the Planning and Budgeting functions inclusive of Intercompany, Fixed Assets, Reconciliations, Month End Close, , Management reporting, data integrity and quality.
  • The Finance Analyst will perform specific tasks allocated by the Planning manager in the area of integrity, quality and reasonableness of the management reporting process, which includes quarterly reporting exercises.
  • Responsible for the preparation of various submissions of management reporting requirements
  • Perform some analytical reviews to ensure the movements vs. previous periods or vs. the previous forecast make sense
  • Prepare and analyze results for consistency, reasonableness and accuracy in support of the month-end reporting process.
  • Participate in the production and reporting of monthly reports using appropriate reporting methods – excel reports, BAT reporting system (BPC and BI)
  • Participate in the month-end closure process by performing reconciliations and analyses. Responsible to develop and maintain appropriate report structures in Excel, SAP, and BPC, BI.
  • Participate in audits by both external (KPMG) and internal (BAT) auditors.
  • Accountable for the testing of IT functionalities of ECC within the area of responsibilities along with incident management
  • Act a Super User representative for the processes of Cost Centres and WBS (Tracking of costs related to Projects) Act as an agent of change for the new ways of working – Maintain cost structures and communicate changes to internal stakeholders and Regional and Global counterparts
  • Train organization on new ways of working by running and leading workshops

Experience, Skills & Personal Requirements:

  • Degree with professional accountancy qualification (i.e. CPA), or in the process of obtaining one
  • Experience in a large corporation
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant working experience
  • Good knowledge of all the critical business processes of the organization to ensure these are properly reflected in the financial records (SAP).
  • Ability to understand the platforms and analyse reports, identify issues and challenges within reports functionalities and data;
  • Ability to understand and apply relevant financial skills and knowledge of accounting processes
  • Comfortable with highly automated system environment: SAP, BPC, BI, workflow solutions, financial shared service center
  • Influencing and good interpersonal skills
  • Detail–oriented, analytical, proactive, and can work under pressure with minimum supervision and with tight deadlines
  • Bilingualism (French & English) with strong writing skills in both languages. Spanish is an asset.

Working Relationships:

  • Finance Business partners and Finance centres of excellence – collaborate to provide end to end finance delivery for regions / areas / end markets
  • Finance Shared Services Centre (Costa Rica and Romania)- Collaborate closely with Finance Shared Service centres to provide high quality, timely management information to the business


  • External Auditors

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice — whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too. There’s no doubt our industry is controversial — we’re the first to admit that. But rest assured, we take a responsible approach to our trade. In each of our markets, we observe every local law regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code). Not only that, we treat our farmers fairly, invest in the environment and help to sustain local communities. We also excel at developing our own people into leaders of the future. As an organisation with a high-performance culture, we’ll expect a lot from you. But we’ll support you every step of the way to help you deliver. If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large company (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

Type d’emploi : Temps Plein

Localisation du poste:

  • Montréal, QC

Formation(s) exigée(s) :

  • Bachelor’s

Expérience exigée:

  • Relevant working experience : 3 ans

Certificats et autres accréditations exigés:

  • CPA

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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