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Job Title:  Assistant LRD Finance Manager

Job Number:  29154

Country: United Kingdom
Function: Human Resources
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Fixed Term

Purpose Statement 
Works in partnership with the business and in support of more senior Finance colleagues to: 
Translate strategies into plans and budgets, providing commercial insights relating to future performance; 
Manage and coordinate the provision of structured and insightful analysis of financial and non-financial data in order to influence and enable strategic financial decisions. 
Role complexity and nature will vary dependent on part of the BAT business supporting (geographical / functional scope). 


Key Accountabilities 

  • Provides financial advice, guidance and expertise to assist in the provision of a value added, commercially focused finance business partnering service: 
  • Support ongoing LRD transfer pricing control and maintenance for customer markets 
  • Deliver high quality financial information and advice for business units. 
  • Developing insightful financial and commercial analysis showing the financial implications of decisions. 
  • Assist in the preparation of business cases, budget and investment proposals. 
  • Support the development of strong financial and commercial awareness within business units and challenge business managers to improve performance. 
  • Implement best practice planning and control techniques in line with business needs. 
  • Coordinate with other finance specialists as required. 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

  • Professional qualification (CA / ACCA / CIMA / CPA / MBA) or working towards 
  • Experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment. 
  • Experience dealing with external stakeholders. 
  • Understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems (i.e., SAP / HFM / BI / BCP).  
  • Able to influence and challenge more senior stakeholders. 
  • Experience in strategic analysis & planning and execution, performance metrics, project evaluation and commercial acumen,  
  • Ability to simplify complex situations and synthesize, communicate and present complex information 
  • Insightful, comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty, pro-active, collaborative and consultative. 


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 (Holdings) Ltd (GB70)

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