Assistant Commercial Finance Manager

British American Tobacco
Full time Full day

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!


Assistant Commercial Finance Manager – Marketing Overheads Management (G34)

REPORTS TO : Commercial Finance Manager (G35)


SUB-FUNCTION : Marketing Finance/Commercial Finance

LOCATION : Pakistan


The Assistant Commercial Finance Manager’s role is to be a key support to Commercial Finance Manager in ensuring appropriate common practices and standards to drive commercial focus and facilitate decision making.

The Assistant Commercial Finance Manager will also be key to ensuring a sound control environment to address business risks and to up-lift financial acumen within Marketing functions.


  • Financial & Decision-Making Support for Marketing Overheads management


  • Provide support in financial support and monitoring on marketing overheads management to ensure budget are in accordance to plan

  • Reconciliation of all financial budgeting and able to understand the variance analysis

  • Ensure proper documentation on all pricing maintenance in the system to ensure proper records management

  • Timely update on Market return management to support the Non-criminal loss reporting

  • Manage and submits quarterly CAPEX reporting and request from the budgetholders

  • Ability to deliver quality insights to support dynamic Marketing Investment resource allocation

  • Control Environment


  • Ensure control surrounding balance sheet recon, and pricing maintenance are in accordance to relevant standards and guidelines

  • Maintenance and accracy of master data maintenance


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Degree educated ideally in commerce / accounting / finance, with professional qualification (CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA/MBA)

  • Experience in a similar dynamic operating environment – matrix cost base with multiple stakeholders to manage

  • Broad experience in large global organisation
  • Influencing and good interpersonal skills

  • Experience in strategic analysis, data analytics and business modelling, project planning and execution, commercial acumen,
  • Ability to simplify complex situations and synthesise, communicate and present complex information

  • Insightful, comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty, proactive, collaborative and consultative

  • Familiar with SAP

  • Attention to detail, diligent and resilient

  • Good stakeholder engagement and management skills

  • Proactive and adaptable to change

  • Continuous drive for process improvement

Relationship Objective:

  • Business unit managers
    –credible and strong working relationship. Act as trusted business and expert advisor in order to challenge and support the business and its expenditure to improve overall performance of the company

  • Financial control
    - collaborate to provide end to end finance delivery for regions / areas / end markets

  • Finance Shared Services Centre
    - collaborate closely with Finance Shared Service centres to provide high quality, timely management information to the business
  • IT / Project Management – work together to deliver changes / improvements to current analytic tools and models

  • Improve working relationship and performance with GBS Finance and BAT Malaysia & Singapore

Innovation Objective:

Identify and actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of processes;


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

  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries

  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations

  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner

  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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