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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Lead Manager Operations Finance - Reporting & Insights in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Lead Manager Operations Finance - Reporting & Insights

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 LEAD MANAGER OPERATIONS FINANCE – REPORTING & INSIGHTS

SENIORITY LEVEL: Junior Level

FUNCTION: Finance

LOCATION: Winston-Salem, NC

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

This role is part of Marketing – Finance Corporate Finance

The R&I Manager for New Categories will own all Analytics & Insights related to the Vapor and Modern Oral categories. This will include, but not limited to, monthly review of the financials, COS & variance analysis vs CoPlan, SOP, prior year(s) as well as providing forward looking guidance to FLT and OLT members. This role will work to identify potential savings & efficiency opportunities across the traditional categories by analyzing current and future procurement opportunities, reviewing standard costing for accuracy, providing guidance on product mix impact as well as other business drivers such as FX and regulatory changes. This role will be a key contributor to establishing forecast accuracy, driving financial literacy as well as providing training to financial peers and business partners. They will also need to partner with GBS on standardizing reporting, simplifying the agenda and optimizing the financial review process.

Reports to

Senior Manager Operations Finance – Reporting & Insights

Number of Direct Reports

0 (Vendor Management)

Core Relationships

Internal –Finance Leadership Team; Operations Leadership Team; Operations Team members including Manufacturing, Product and Demand Teams; Members of greater Finance team including Commercial Planning & Analysis Team

External – Accounting, Management Consulting Firms

Geographic Scope

DRBU

Travel Required

N/A

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Own all New Category COS analytics including building the COS waterfall

  • Manage and consolidate all updates on War Chest and Sensitivity

  • Responsible for forecasting and updating variable COS rates in BPC

  • Build presentations to review financials with FLT and OLT members

  • Present updates to Leadership as well as peers

  • Manage the monthly SOP and S&I engagement process including reviewing with core members

  • Communicate (to functional owners) and manage timelines for key deliverables

  • Manage CoPlan process for updating BPC with right standards and targets

  • Provide training on COS to new employees as well as new team members

  • Become the SME for New Category Product costing

  • Partner with the greater finance team on special projects or other ad hoc requests

  • Build up strong connections with Manufacturing, Product, Demand and the CP&A team

  • If managing people, teach, mentor, and build up a strong team of future leaders

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • At least 1 to 2 years of work or relevant experience including, but not limited to, participation in monthly SOP process

  • Strong financial literacy

  • Solid written and verbal communications skills including ability to influence senior stakeholders

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Ability to analyze and draw insights out of financial data

  • A high sense of urgency and work ethic

  • Be detail oriented and reliable

  • Be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision, with the expectation of working as a motivated and cooperative team member

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to utilize PowerPoint to build and deliver presentations a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably with Finance and/or Accounting specialization

BENEFICIAL

  • MBA preferred

  • Knowledge of BPC, SAP systems

COMPENSATION/TARGETED BONUS

  • Competitive annual salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

BENEFIT SUMMARY

We offer very competitive compensation and 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 counselling 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

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that welcome opportunities for growth. We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences, and talents to improve the company's potential for optimally achieving its business objectives!

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

About our organization:

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.; Vuse Stores LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc.; RAI Services Company and Reynolds Marketing Services Company. This position is with RAI Services Company. Job Number: 40944

WE ARE REYNOLDS AMERICAN — A member of the BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO GROUP

At Reynolds American, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at REYNOLDS AMERICAN.

• Global Top Employer with 53,000 British American Tobacco employees across more than 180 markets

• Reynolds American certified as Great Place to Work

• Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries

• Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations

• Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner

• Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Have you been on a career break for 18 months or longer? Are you ready to return to your career? If your answers to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you. Regardless of why you took a break, we value you for all the skills you can bring to the workforce. Reignite your career, work flexibly, be part of a dynamic team and upskill yourself with on-the-job training and development support.

Collaboration, diversity, and teamwork underpin everything we do here at Reynolds American. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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