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Job Title:  Pricing & Excises Manager

Job Number:  29085

Country: Romania
Location: Bucharest
Function: Finance
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent




  • Princing & Excises Manager role is a key pillar within the commercial finance team and liaison point between Finance, Marketing and External Affairs functions.
  • It seeks to actively support the set-up of objectives, strategies and tactics to accomplish them as well as managing the dynamics generated by changing contexts. The incumbent would do so by driving valuable insights from sound analysis while maintaining the core basics in place: a robust control environment and on time, in full system set-ups for any context chanes.


Key accountabilities:

  • Support business growth by delivering financial analysis, insights and recommendations to be cascaded to senior stakeholders;
  • Ensure the on time, in full, completeness and accuracy of simulations, analysis and insights required for reviewing the impact of potential price changes or excise for the company, as well as estimates for Government and rest of Industry;
  • Contribute with analysis and insights to the development of integrated business strategies in respect of portfolio, pricing, excise and trade;
  • Ensure on time, in full, completeness and accuracy for technicalities around Governance (price list approval) and system setting (Templates for price conditions based on market SLA);
  • Drive competitors review as required with key stakeholders and highlight the main insights to Top Management, embedding the outcome of this analysis in all relevant pricing & excise discussions;
  • Strictly adhere to governance and risk guidelines in order to ensure that controls are in place within all pricing and excise relevant activities and generally ensuring an overall robust control environment;


Essential requirements:



  • Finance professional with significant and proven experience within an FMCG organization within several finance areas or a consulting agency;
  • Management level exposure and experience with senior stakeholders is required;
  • Fluent English is required, basic level of any other languages for countries overseen is a plus;
  • Post grad international qualifications (ACCA / CIMA / ACA or MBAs) would be a plus.


 Functional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Solid commercial approach, boar understanding of business environment and the way an FMCG company operates;
  • Pricing Strategies and Competitor estimates review;
  • Knowledge and understanding of marketing principles and market dynamics in order to provide financial analysis and insights to support decision making process;
  • Exposure to company planning process;
  • Working knowledge of BPC and SAP;
  • Hands-on approach.


 Managerial & Interpersonal Skills:

  • Flexibility in communication across levels, including senior stakeholders as well as analysts and specialists, both internal and external to the entity / department;
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and cope with a changing environment;
  • Proactive, persuasive, and creative by focus on continuous improvement;
  • Effective, articulate speaker and presenter, with potential and ability to drive senior discussions;
  • Positive approach with a display of openness and empathy when interacting with stakeholders.





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.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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