Corporate Finance Analyst



This role is part of Corporate Finance Sub Function of BAT Zambia.

Reports to Corporate Finance Manager

What You Will Be Accountable For

  • Maintain appropriate procedures to ensure that supplier payments are valid, complete, accurate, aligned to agreed terms and made in a timely manner
  • Perform comprehensive reviews of all vendor transactions, address exceptions, provide insights for development of efficiencies
  • Ensure complete recovery of and accurate accounting for all applicable taxes (VAT, Withholding Tax, and PAYE)
  • Driving compliance to governance (Statements of Delegated Authority, procurement policy, approvals frameworks)
  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting for staff Travel & Entertainment (T&E) and credit card transactions.
  • Provide accounts payable cashflow forecasts to aid liquidity decisions, including robust analysis of actuals versus forecasts
  • Maintain appropriate procedures to ensure efficient and effective management of fixed assets and related records are complete and accurate.

Essential Experience, Skills And Knowledge

  • Financial or audit background with a professional accountancy qualification (such as CA Zambia / ACCA / CIMA) and a relevant university degree in Accounting.
  • 3-5 years of relevant finance / audit experience
  • Good understanding of local tax policy, regulation and application in accounting
  • Working knowledge of SAP is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage relationships and work with managers across all levels within the company and externally.
  • Risk and controls awareness


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
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