Director Finance-Operations Reporting & Insights

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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Company: British American Tobacco

Reynolds American is evolving at pace - truly like no other organization.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A Director Finance Operations Reporting and Insights



LOCATION: Winston Salem, NC




This role is part of Operations Finance

The role is responsible for transforming data to insights and challenging the status quo to join our Operations Finance team to support our business sustainability and value leadership objectives. We are seeking a leader that thrives at structured critical thinking, problem-solving, synthesizing ideas, written and verbal communication including executive presentation skills.

Reynolds American Incorporated (RAI) is positively transforming the tobacco industry and Operations Finance will play a fundamental role in unlocking value in support of our corporate strategy and transformation journey.  This Director role will business partner across the operations and commercial teams, translating data/knowledge into insights, strategies, and actions, acting as a quarterback for the business team to drive long term sustainable margin growth.

Reports to: Vice President Operations Finance

Reporting Level: 4 Team Members

Geographic Scope: Local





  • Partner with multiple senior stakeholders and provide strategic and financial guidance to cross functional business partners.
  • Present and communicate to senior stakeholders forecasts, performance and potential risks/opportunities of financial performance.
  • Provide stakeholders with meaningful analytics and insights regarding spend, cost of sales, capital expenditures and working capital.
  • Provide leadership and coordination to drive continuous improvement in processes and efficiency within the Operations Finance Team.
  • Coach, mentor and develop the team, providing career development planning and opportunities.
  • Driving ad-hoc projects as required.



  • Do you have experience in a business partnering Finance role supporting operations or commercial functions?
  • Do you have experience in developing high performing teams?



  • Proven track record of developing and delivering on complex commercial and corporate finance strategies
  • 8-10+ years of experience in Financial Analysis, Accounting or relevant area
  • Experience in developing and leading cross functional teams
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to articulate financial strategy, results, and forecasts
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills – presentation to senior management team
  • Demonstrate strategic and innovative thinking with strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a fast-pace and ambiguous environment
  • Ability to prioritize projects, budgets and team capacity to effectively deliver insights
  • Ability to tailor communication relative to the style and needs of others
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related area



  • CPA, MBA, MAC or international equivalent
  • Experience in Operations or Supply Chain Finance
  • Experience in FMCG with multiple categories

Job Number: 35446

Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At Reynolds American, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Modoral Brands, Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; and Vuse Stores LLC.  This position is with RAI Services Company (2200).

Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.


Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary
  • Targeted Annual Bonus
  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent
  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package
  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service
  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave; Also Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule
  • Confidential personal financial counseling service
  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers
  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice
  • Health-care advocacy service
  • Volunteer service opportunities
  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union
  • Extensive training opportunities  

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.


Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at

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