Posted
11-Apr-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
United States of America
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Lead recruiter
Daniela Duran Chaves
Function
All Finance
Reporting Line
Senior Manager, Finance
On-site/Remote
Hybrid
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

WHAT DOES A FINANCE ANALYST DO?
Works closely with management on initiatives and foster business partnering. Actively participate in the long-term strategic plans and ensure translation into annual financial and investments targets. Ensure financial statements present fairly the financial position of the Company in conformity with US GAAP. Support ZBB approach to ensure best in class cost and processes. Provide financial decision support to management to maximize efficiencies in our cost structure and balance sheet.  Work proactively with Shared Services and continuously seek to streamline department’s processes and look for ways to improve efficiencies and eliminate non-value-added work.

ABOUT YOU
You are an innovative business partner with experience in the Manufacturing or Supply Chain industry and a passion for crafting creative solutions. Additionally, you have a passion not only for Finance, but for business and its overall success. You thrive in a fast paced and ever evolving environment and are inspired by an enthusiasm for providing a valued perspective  using your keen ability to strategically plan for the future. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART, YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE TO:
  • Responsible for analyzing monthly results, performing root cause analysis, identifying, and communicating main drivers, challenges and opportunities and key financial / business insights to drive and influence the team’s decision-making to ensure targets are met.
  • Clear understanding of both information and material flow from beginning to end of our operations processes from receipt of materials to shipment of finished goods.  Own the daily review and analysis of processing and production work orders.  Lead the variance analysis while working together with operations and procurement teams.
  • Accountable for the calculation of liquid and material loss including working with other functional areas to define the problem, collect data, identify potential sources, define alternative solutions, prioritize, support the execution of initiatives, monitor results, and suggest adjustments, as necessary.
  • Drive the development and maintenance of product costing.  Responsible for managing SKU costing for the annual standard costing / budgeting process.
  • Clear understanding of WC drivers to maximize company resources while ensuring the highest service levels to our customers.  Work closely with manufacturing and planning teams to set quarterly targets and monitor results while minimizing any write-off exposure.  Responsible for monthly reconciliation of FGs, materials, ingredients, and spare parts inventory to general ledger.
  • Lead the preparation of monthly performance review for external manufacturing and present to top-management.
  • Work closely with all functional areas including commercial team to support revenue growth via the innovation process and improve efficiencies and/or ways of working via key projects that should translate in financial benefit for the operations.  Coordinate with plant operations personnel and the product development team to develop new product standards from commercialization through production start-up.
  • Ensure financial management reporting and processes are in place to improve data accuracy / transparency and on time deliverables and support the ongoing needs of the operations including the preparation of dashboards, establishment of KPIs and presentations to top-management. Leverage the Bacardi Enterprise Services (BES) and its Center of Excellence (COE) team located in Costa Rica for management reporting and analysis.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls, policies and procedures are maintained to certify accounting practices are in line with US GAAP, comply with government reporting, safeguard inventory and equipment, provide accurate financial records and achieve standards consistent with Sarbanes Oxley requirements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY:
  • BA with a concentration in Finance and/or Accounting (CPA is a plus) plus +3 years of experience, in manufacturing/supply chain or related is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to communicate in a clear and concise manner while building a good rapport with Primos across all levels. Capable of translating numbers into a business story.
  • Must be detailed oriented. Able to identify discrepancies in company data and should be able to identify mistakes made in calculations to ensure financial accuracy.
  • Able to make difficult decisions. Demonstrates ability to make educated business decisions anticipating outcomes and see logical consequences while navigating risks and uncertainty.
  • Be an internal change agent. Partner /work closely with others to enhance performance, foster strategic enablers and develop solutions to achieve Company’s objectives.
PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • Proven ability to understand, relate and influence others maximizing their efforts towards the achievement of common goals.
  • Aptitude to have in an effective manner cross cultural communication, facility to collaborate with Primos from different levels across the organization, be an active listener and work well with others towards the same goal.
  • Flexible to move from one project to another, know how to prioritize and allocate task to take care of the most pressing matters first, and be able to delegate assignments to others when needed.
  • Able to think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand possibilities by making fresh connections.
  • We are looking for a Primo that is eager to continuously learn and progress, as well as get things done in a timely manner.  Willing to take on and/or be involve on tasks that are not included your job description or doing more duties to help a teammate out.  Must have a can-do attitude.
  • Be creative and curious.  Have the expertise to think of new ideas and follow through.  Able to come up with interesting tasks and find solutions to pressing issues within the workplace.
  • Foster a work environment of respect and integrity caring about Primos health and well being.
OTHER
  • We are looking for people who are globally mobile and aspire to experience different cultures.

LEADERSHIP AGILITY

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.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

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.

BEHAVE LIKE Family

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.

THINK LIKE A Founder

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.

LIFE INSIDE BACARDI Career Stories

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.