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Job Title:  Financial Analyst

Job Number:  18837

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

British American Tobacco currently has an exciting new opportunity for Financial Analyst to join our Corporate Finance Team in our Bucharest office.

Purpose of the role:

The ideal candidate should have strong analytical and communication skills, with an ability to articulate financial strategy, results and forecasts to Senior Leadership. Role needs to ensure accuracy and completeness of reporting and analysis in order to provide value added, commercially focused insights to the area financial performance. Responsibilities include P&L and BS forecasting, Business Partnering across multiple functions, and interaction with end market and regional teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate carry out of financial processes and budget control according to global planning requirements, to facilitate timely and reliable information for the decision-making process.
  • Consolidate financial information generated at EMs to report area accurate financial position for a specific period.
  • Analyse financial information, actuals as well as budgeted, to verify its integrity and facilitate the decision-making process at all levels.
  • Budget and financial monitoring of entities centralized in the EM.
  • Provide financial information (historical and forecasted) as well as analyses of real variations and tendencies to other departments, markets, or functions, to give awareness on financial issues of company’s interest.
  • Guarantee quality, reliability and opportunity of financial information through the dull analysis and coordination with finance.


Essential requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification in progress (CA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Relevant experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of other functional areas, e.g. HR, Procurement, Marketing
  • An ability to work effectively with all levels of staff within the company and external parties
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information and present it in an accurate and relevant format.
  • Problem solving ability is essential
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines
  • SAP, BPC knowledge is preferred, but not a must.


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.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Romania Trading SRL (RO10)

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