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Job Title:  Global Graduate in Finance

Job Number:  28910

Country: United Kingdom
London Richmond
Function: Finance
Level: Graduate
Appointment Type: Fixed Term

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT UK Ltd (GB51)



Finance Global Graduate Programme

Begin an amazing career with a bright future!

At BAT we give you a great start to your career by placing you in an environment that cultivates learning, collaboration, and well-being in a leading global company that’s transforming at a rapid pace with more than 200 brands in over 200 markets. As a Graduate, you’ll play an important part in our long-held ambition to provide our consumers with potentially reduced-risk tobacco, vaping products, and nicotine choices.


Programme overview

  • 18-month programme
  • Fast progressing career: from Graduate to manager in 18 months
  • International career in Finance
  • Unparalleled development opportunities through a varied training programme aimed at strengthening your leadership and commercial skills
  • Support from coaches and mentors throughout the programme
  • Access to a global network of Graduates
  • Cross-functional project management
  • Generous benefits, which include an annual bonus, health insurance, pension, and share scheme
  • Start December 2020



About the programme

Our Finance Graduate Programme helps you to develop exceptional commercial skills, fully understanding the dynamics of the market you are operating in, and how the BAT Finance departments of Corporate and Commercial Finance work together to achieve outstanding business results.

During your programme you will also gain international exposure by networking with senior leaders and fellow graduates from around the world, and strengthening your leadership skills. Further, you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself on international projects, working with above-market and cross-functional teams, under the supervision of your dedicated Coach & Mentor.

If you’re driven, passionate and ambitious, our Global Graduate Programme will enable you to achieve your potential. You’ll progress from Graduate to manager in 18 months, with the opportunity to become an outstanding leader in a world-class business.


As the ideal candidate you:

  • are looking for an international career in Finance
  • have a 2:1 degree preferably in Finance, Business administration or similar
  • max 2 years of relevant work and/or internship experiences
  • are driven, ambitious and proactive
  • are an inspiring and engaging individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • possess strong intercultural competencies from international experience or personal background
  • manage to combine an analytical mindset and a creative problem-solving approach
  • are internationally mobile
  • speak English fluently
  • have the right to work full time in the UK


It’s fast-paced, it’s challenging, and it will provide you with stretching opportunities to maximise your potential. For the ambitious, an inspiring journey awaits you here at BAT.


The only question is: are you up to the challenge?

If yes, we are looking forward to your application!





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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