British American Tobacco Job Vacancy for Treasury Assistant

British American Tobacco is recruiting to fill the vacant job position below:

Job Title: Treasury Assistant (Contract)

Job Location: Lagos

Educational Qualification: Degree educated

Years of Experience: Minimum 1-5 years’ experience in an FMCG or similar environment

Other Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of Accounting principles

Desirable Requirements:

  • Professional qualification i.e. (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good written & oral communication skills
  • In depth knowledge / experience in one or more specialist treasury activity

Job Specification(s):

  • The job holder will proactively support to execute Treasury & Cash Management processes such as, cash management, Import, Foreign exchange transactions management, Insurance risk management, credit facilities, and banking relationships.

Principal Accountabilities
Business/Operational Results:

  • Provide proactive support (within the global treasury strategy framework) in order to implement opportunities for enhancing treasury effectiveness and to assist teams in delivering the global Treasury strategy.
  • Ensure that discrepancies in documentation by suppliers are sorted out quickly to facilitate supplier payment.
  • Efficient allocation of transactions and receipts across banks.
  • Effective Foreign exchange bids at inter-bank and export proceeds utilisation.
  • Identify opportunities and implement for continuous improvement with regard to treasury management processes and systems.
  • Execute treasury management activities following agreed global standard processes and frameworks
  • Effective monitoring of cash status in all BATN Group banks to ensure compliance with mandates and counterparty limits.
  • Effective monitoring of all trade transactions to ensure payments are made timely and proper ledger posting of the transactions.

Leadership Results:

  • Ensure that employees are aware of regulations governing foreign exchange and other transactions.
  • Ensure Treasury operating procedures and control systems are implemented throughout the company.

Management Results:

  • Timely and accurate maintenance of the LC & Bills tracker.
  • Timely preparation of monthly clearing journals to GL and other reports.

Relationships Results:

  • Effectively interface with other finance functions (including AP, GL, and Marketing Finance) to achieve targets and accurate reporting.
  • Effective relationship with banks to achieve competitive costs, support and improved services.

Business Context:

  • The Treasury Assistant will work with and report directly to the Treasury Executive.
  • The Treasury Executive will add value by driving innovative solutions that support Treasury operations.

Innovation Results (Internal & External):

  • Play a lead role in the periodic review of treasury manual and other policies.
  • Drive the pooling initiative


  • Banks
  • CBN


  • Financial Accounting
  • Supply Chain- Collaborate closely with Supply Chain Team in ensuring FX transaction documentation and OTIF settlement of foreign vendors.
  • All employees requiring foreign exchange allowable by the CBN
  • Treasury Manager
  • Operations Finance
  • Finance shared service centre – Collaborate closely with FSC to deliver effective treasury services.

Apply Before: 3rd November, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 


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