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Job Title:  Corporate Finance Manager

Job Number:  27883

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




Are you eager to develop yourself and be challenged in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a passion for numbers, analysis and controls?  Do you thrive when colleagues approach you for advice and guidance in the world of finance and accounting? Now is your chance! British American Tobacco is currently looking for new Corporate Finance Manager in Malmö, Sweden.


The Team

Being at the forefront of the business, the role of the Finance team is to ensure delivery of company plans, challenge the existing, and drive efficiencies and controls. In a fastmoving environment, it is essential that we have a hand on the steering wheel.

The excellent BAT Nordics Finance team is highly integrated with the Area Finance team in London and the Global Business Service Center (GBS) in Bucharest.  As our new colleague, you will be working with fellow passionate and capable finance professionals. We are a dynamic group of people, who work hard towards the same goals. Common to the whole team is our drive to grow as a function, grow as individuals and contribute to the transformation of the tobacco industry.  We make use of world class systems and processes, while not forgetting to have a fun workplace.


The Position

You will be responsible for coordination of Finance in BAT’s Swedish commercial entity, BAT Sweden AB.

Main areas of responsibilities:

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual closing of financials
  • Supervise day-to-day finance processes in close cooperation with GBS
  • Forecasting and cash flow management
  • Annual statutory accounts and contact point for external auditors
  • Taxes and VAT
  • Finance KPI’s and controls
  • Embed Finance function in local organization, including maintaining close working relationship with Key Account, Trade and Brand teams
  • Onboarding of new employees of BAT Sweden to Finance world and processes and general Finance knowledge sharing
  • Projects and system implementations


Essential Requirements

You possess excellent finance and accounting skills, and you are a good communicator that can influence and bring about change, and safeguard Finance is regarded as a highly valuable function in the business.

Key skills needed:

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA or similar)
  • Strong computer skills and proficient with MS Office/SAP ECC6/SAP BPC
  • 5+ years’ experience within a multinational environment is preferable
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good management and interpersonal skills
  • Professional level knowledge of modern accountancy and finance practices (IFRS)
  • Good knowledge of Swedish local accounting principles, tax and VAT legislation
  • Able to inspire, lead and develop colleagues
  • Team player, influencer and someone who can bring about good change
  • Ability to engage a non-Finance audience to drive strategic Finance agenda
  • Cope with working under pressure, deliver quality outputs and meet deadlines


As the ideal candidate you are passionate about finance, and up-to-date on the latest principles, legislation and best practices. You will quickly succeed in the role if you have strong analytical skills and are a strategic thinker, paring your finance background with the desire to make a difference.

Experience from the FMCG industry and fluency in Swedish is considered an advantage, but not a definite requirement.

The starting date is as soon as possible, and we’ll conduct on going interviews.  The job post will be removed as soon as we have the right candidate, so don’t wait too long before you submit your application through our global job portal.


Please send your application and CV through our global job portal.

If you have any questions, feel free to send an e-mail to:


Working at British American Tobacco Nordics

In BAT Nordics, we have an enthusiastic and passionate culture. We take pride in being a diverse team and to work across functions and markets, utilizing each other’s unique strengths. With over twenty different nationalities, it is safe to say that our work environment is highly international and diverse.

We believe in developing our employees, which is why we have a strong coaching culture, where leaders are instructed and encouraged to constantly coach their employees, so everyone can maximize their full potential.

We are proud of the external recognition we receive each year for our standing as a leading employer in countries worldwide. British American Tobacco is certified as Top Employer in 2019 as a result of the exceptional employee conditions and the way we nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization.


Find out more

If you have the talent and expertise to make your mark in a global organization that thrives on diversity, innovation and a commitment to helping people make the most of their abilities, find out more about working for us at


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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