Management Trainee - Finance, Northern Europe Cluster
British American Tobacco: ZA - Denmark, SC

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About Us

We are one of the world’s most international businesses with a portfolio of globally recognised brands, a culture of open-mindedness and a bright future. Our companies employ more than 55,000 people in a business spanning some 180 markets worldwide.

Having a diverse range of people who support each other’s success creates a unique mix. We call it bringing your difference. Our differences are balanced by a common view on our industry – we support the freedom to choose – and that philosophy runs throughout our business. Being free to discuss and debate means we develop our business in exciting ways and give individuals their voice.

The Finance function within BAT plays an integral part in making sure all our operations run effectively, supporting the company strategy and ultimately contributing to our future success.

Within the Finance function, you will work towards the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) qualification. Within this role you will participate in assignments in Financial Accounting/Shared Services, Management Accounting, Marketing Finance and Operations Finance. You may also be involved in assignments within Taxation, Treasury, Audit and Strategy Planning.

Some of the modules you will be completing include:
  • Preparing and Maintaining Accounting Records
  • Statutory and Regulatory Reporting
  • Working Capital Control
  • Procurement
  • Preparation of Management Accounts
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Management Reporting for Decision Making
  • Project Appraisal
  • Financial Strategy
  • Product and Service Costing

There is also a practical aspect to this role, where as a management trainee you will learn about IT Desktop skills, Systems and Procedure Development, information Management, Project Management, Business Evaluation and Appraisal, Business Strategy and External Relationships.

Within this essential business function you will deepen your understanding in three main areas: Brand Marketing, Trade Marketing & Distribution, and Strategy, Planning and Insights. The specific projects you will be involved in will really depend on when you join our organisation, however throughout your two year trainee placement you will gain an understanding of key marketing elements including Brand Positioning, Brand Authorship, Consumer Dialogue, Account Classification and Relationships, Strategy Planning and Insights and Market Tracking.

The Program

The International Management Trainee Program is a two-year accelerated development Program that is the start of a rewarding career path at BAT. Management Trainees (MTs) will be given the opportunity to work on real tasks from the beginning, directly contributing to the business and taking on increased levels of responsibility as they progress. The MT Program provides a solid foundation in a particular functional area, and widens participants' perspectives through leadership and business competency development.

The Program is structured around a highly effective integrated learning approach, with focus on, on-the-job development interventions, interaction with others and formal training Program.

The International Management Trainee Program at British American Tobacco is specially designed for independent and motivated thinkers who love learning and taking on new challenges and responsibilities.

Essential requirements

Evidence of extra-curricular activities or any positions of responsibility.

Working at BAT
British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

Employing company
British American Tobacco Denmark A/S (House of Prince A/S)

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