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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Senior Financial Analyst, Finance & Accounting in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Senior Financial Analyst, Finance & Accounting

Date:Dec 7, 2019

Location:Winston Salem, NC, US


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 RAI, 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.

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

This position is within Reynolds American Services Company—a subsidiary that provides support services, including compliance, HR, law, finance, information management, and more to all of the subsidiaries of RAI.

We are looking for aSenior Financial Analystwho will bring innovation, creativity and a great attitude to our team. In this role you will report to the Director SOx Compliance – Finance and you will be a key member of the finance team. You will apply your expertise in compliance, reporting and provide business support while nurturing business partnerships with key stakeholders. You will support the SOx Compliance Group by communicating functional knowledge for walk-throughs, corporate-wide projects, and other initiatives.

In this position, you will be empowered to make a difference, establish a reputation and position yourself for continued growth. You will learn about the different business process areas and work with various stakeholders and SOx Process Owners in different Finance Organizations as it pertains to SOX activities. This is a phenomenal role to learn about different Finance Organizations at the RAI companies and build your professional network.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand the business processes and execute core SOx activities.

  • Partner and communicate with stakeholders across business areas to move key SOx initiatives forward

  • Participate in walkthrough-like meetings with process and control owners as well as external auditors

  • Participate in the design evaluation of the internal controls.

  • Consider key risks, key reports, control evidence, end-user computing, and management review controls with information provided by process and control owners

  • Assist in maintenance and quality assurance of SOx process and control documentation including updates to narratives, flowcharts, test procedures and risk-control matrix

  • Execute quarterly testing of operational effectiveness of key financial controls as needed.

  • Maintain changes/updates in the SOx system of record (SAP GRC Process Controls).

  • Assist in updating regular presentations and reporting to various committees; create ad hoc reports and presentations as required

  • Manage relationships with SOx stakeholders to provide guidance and training regarding SOx program and requirements

  • Use critical thinking and good judgment to solve problems and resolve issues

  • Assist in performance of control deficiency analysis and aggregation analysis

  • Serve as a liaison for Management Testing

  • Provide leadership and coordination to drive continuous improvement in processes and efficiency within the organization.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related area

2-4 years of experience in accounting, financial analysis or related area

Demonstrated high proficiency in PC skills and detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office



Prior experience working in compliance or audit

Required Skills

  • Demonstrates strategic thinking with strong influencing and leadership skills

  • Possess solid and effective oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills

  • Possesses the ability to make quick decisions, use good judgment, ask relevant questions to determine appropriate and efficient next steps

  • Possesses a high sense of urgency, work ethic and must be flexible

  • Works with minimal supervision with the expectation of working as a motivated and cooperative team member; must be a self-starter

  • Demonstrates financial responsibility and reliability; must be detail oriented

  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and challenge the status quo, as necessary

  • Effective business partnering skills

  • Continuous process improvement mindset

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent multitasking and organization skills

No direct or indirect reports

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers 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

  • 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. 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; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

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.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com

Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem

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