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Senior Financial Analyst - Insurance & Investing

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Company: RAI

R.J. Reynolds is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States-making many of the nation's best-selling cigarette brands Camel and Newport.

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company LLC.; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company.

The employees of RAI and its subsidiaries are committed to innovation with purpose: transforming the tobacco industry.

Our employees are invited and expected to think and act boldly - and are rewarded for it. Our people drive the innovation and ignite the thought leadership that is transforming an entire industry.

We offer employment opportunities with a meaningful purpose, and employees are empowered to make a difference as soon as they join the team. It's an exciting, creative and fast-paced environment. 

The Senior Financial Analyst - Insurance & Investing is a highly visible position that is an integral part of the RAI Services Company Finance team with tremendous career growth opportunities. This position provides decision and analytical support to cross functional areas and the finance management team.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Requires a high level of business partnering with other finance functions, including tax, treasury, SOX compliance, planning and operations.  May also require business partnering with external stakeholders, including third-party service providers.
  • May be responsible for treasury related activities, including risk management, corporate insurance, investing, asset accounting, and contract review.
  • May be responsible for budgeting and forecasting or working with other finance areas review
  • May be responsible for variance analysis, account reconciliations, journal entries and other financial closing activities
  • May be responsible for performance of various internal controls related for SOX compliance


Position Qualifications:



  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related area required or related business experience
  • Strong knowledge of finance/analytics with at least 2-4 years of experience in Accounting, Financial Analysis or related analytical field required
  • Must be a strategic thinker with strong influencing and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent PC skills and detailed knowledge of MS Office.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills; must possess an ability to make quick decisions and use good judgment
  • Experience with project management techniques and/or systems required
  • Must be detail oriented, reliable, and financially responsible
  • Must possess a high sense of urgency and work ethic
  • Must be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision, with the expectation of working as a motivated and cooperative team member
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo



  • CPA or MBA
  • Knowledge of SAP






  • Competitive annual salary
  • Targeted Annual Bonus
  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify



R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:

  • Generous annual bonus program for all employees
  • Company Vehicle Provided
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Daily-valued 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
  • Education initiative plans
  • Extensive training and opportunities for professional and career development 


Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company.

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.

We require all new hires to be 21 or older.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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