Job type
Full time
Lead recruiter
Joanna Laskowiecka
All Finance
Reporting Line
OTC Director
Level of experience
Professional (Management)
Contract type


Your Opportunity

To lead the BES Asia Pacific operations team in their daily support for the regional commercial and finance organizations, and driving a cultural change, in a fast-moving transformational environment, having the opportunity to interact with and influence different levels in the organization.

To have the empowerment to make decisive changes impacting the BES operation and other organizations we serve. The opportunity to lead or interact with people with different areas of expertise and a broad range of cultural backgrounds. 

About You 

Leader willing to transform the organization, optimize processes, improve quality and stakeholder satisfaction and to be an advocate of the Bacardi family culture.  

If you would like to join the Bacardi Enterprise Services team in Manila, you have experience leading Shared Services teams and Finance & Accounting expertise in RTR, PTP and OTC, please have a look at the job description below. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Lead the delivery of robust Finance and Accounting processes in the RTR, PTP, and OTC areas across markets in the region that include (but not limited to) China, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Hongkong, Taiwan and Malaysia. This includes ensuring timely financial closings, accurate financial data reporting and submission, and meeting all critical KPIs in this region – Excellence is What We Do
  • Interact and collaborate with local business partners and stakeholders to identify strategic opportunities through which BES can drive additional value for Bacardi. – Delight our customers.
  • Participate actively in global projects that could impact RTR, PTP and OTC processes and in BES scope expansion projects.  
  • Ensure a robust internal control environment and structure, including coordination with internal and external auditors, monitor and ensure effective implementation of SOX controls
  • Demonstrate a strong (and collaborative) leadership style that empowers the team to achieve desired outcomes, coach and participate actively in the development of his/her direct reports and their teams. 
  • Lead initiatives to reinforce the cultural pillars in the organization
  • Responsible for PRC/USGAAP accounting reports preparation; Review monthly account reconciliation, financial fluctuation analysis, quarterly Briefing Book and other accounting report requested by region or group
  • Ad hoc project support and process improvement tasks
  • Being an advocate of Bacardi culture and ensuring cultural transformation to achieve our BEST 10 objectives
  • Provide support on Tax related activities to the Tax CoE representatives
  • Open to absorbing additional responsibilities and expanding the role's scope to include other markets, in alignment with the organization's evolving business needs and global strategic objectives


The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Minimum of ten years professional accounting experience in progressively responsible roles.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working across one or more of the RTR PTP and OTC process areas
  • Minimum of five years of relevant people and process management experience.  (Preferably shared services and/or BPO).
  • Experience with PRC/IFRS accounting standards. CPA or equivalent Accounting Certification is preferred
  • Strong prior experience using SAP and working knowledge of US GAAP 
  • Strong organization skills and interpersonal skills and good ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional organizations in a confident manner
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English; comfortable presenting to an Executive Level audience.   Other languages specific to served geographies desirable (i.e. Chinese)
  • Ability to manage a diverse team including direct and indirect reports, process improvement experience is preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities with experience in process and quality analysis
  • High level of initiative, commitment to excellence, ability to work independently, meet deadlines and under pressure.
  • Ability to make decisions by seeking the appropriate quality and quantity of information, analyzing information to identify key issues, relationships, root causes and solutions, and considering the impact of decisions on the entire process 
  • Familiarity with quality management systems, data driven root cause analysis and internal audit processing
  • Proven experience building business relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills with the ability to challenge decisions & facilitate change 
  • A proven ability to establish strong business partnerships with senior managers and operate successfully at a senior management level
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven process implementation success including the establishment of plans and processes for accomplishing work and projects, evaluating progress and results, and adjusting when needed
  • Understanding the importance of training and employee development including providing timely and straightforward performance feedback, evaluating strengths and development needs, and providing opportunities for professional / personal growth
Personal Qualities
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or FMCG industry is a distinct advantage  
  • University degree in Accounting/Business/Finance or related discipline, CA / CPA certification, MBA, or advanced degree preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate in English. Advanced writing and speaking are a must.
  • Be a role model for the organization showing cultural pillars: Fearless, Founder Mentality and Family. A customer focused service delivery specialist with global orientation. 
  • Experience in Shared Services environment strongly desirable.


At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.


We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.


The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.


Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.