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2019 Summer Graduate / MBA Internship - Corporate Finance

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US

Company: RAI

At Reynolds American (RAI), we’re a family of companies who strive for success in everything we do to positively transform the tobacco industry. 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 take pride in the growth of our people. We invest in your career and total well-being to help you achieve the remarkable career you envision.

In joining us, 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 with 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.

The Finance function is offering an internship opportunity to assist the function in providing financial leadership in every facet of RAI and its operating companies. Summer MBA interns will have Winston-Salem based assignments with RAI, RJRT, or RAIS. The internship will provide challenging assignments and significant exposure to other company functions outside of Finance.

You will exercise initiative, creative problem solving skills, teamwork and leadership as you interact with other personnel throughout our winning organization. In addition, you will have fun while adding value and encountering outstanding career development support. Concluding your internship, interns provide senior management, project stakeholders, and work teams with a professional presentation sharing the project overview, findings and recommendation


  • Assessed the size, profitability, and trend of various brands in order to develop scenarios and create a business case to illustrate the potential volume and brand profit growth as well as to address the sustainability of current and future price levels;
  • Conducted an in-depth comparative study of RAI and its major competitors’ to understand where RAI working capital stands and provided recommendations to the Finance Leadership Team on the optimal levels of working capital that would maximize value;

  • Engaged cross-functionally with key stakeholders in order to create waste reduction reports that are immediately actionable and support our corporate sustainability goals.


  • A student who has completed the first year of a full-time MBA program and who is passionate about Finance;

  • Available to work a full-time schedule during our 10-week internship program;

  • A dynamic and innovative leader;

  • Proficient with MS Office desktop;

  • A strategic, analytical and creative thinker who can translate financial analysis into insights and action plans.


  • Has superior verbal and written communication skills;

  • Possesses a high sense of urgency and a strong work ethic;

  • Displays excellent interpersonal skills and can influence across multiple levels of management as well as functional and business areas;

  • Is willing to relocate to Winston-Salem, NC for the summer.


  • A competitive salary;
  • Coverage of summer housing costs;
  • Leadership training opportunities;
  • Social engagements with the 2019 RAI Summer Internship Class throughout the summer;
  • Volunteer service opportunities;
  • Roundtable Networking Events at which you’ll have the opportunity to meet members of Reynolds American Incorporated’s leadership team including our CEO, CCO, and Executive Vice Presidents;
  • Participation in Reynolds American’s award winning 401(k) retirement savings plan including company contributions;
  • Confidential personal financial counseling service at no cost to you.



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.


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

Telephone: 262-439-1893


Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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