Posted
30-Oct-2023
Job type
Full time
Country
India
Location
Gurgaon
Lead recruiter
Neha Malik
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

Your Opportunity

Here is an opportunity for you to make a difference at the regional level by providing finance business partnering support to the regional team.

About You 

If you embody the fearless, founder and family values and are ready to make a difference to an effervescent growing business then Bacardi India is a place to be in.

RESPONSIBILITIES

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Understand and manage the full Profit and Loss (P+L) to Earnings from Operations (EFO) level for the region and co-ordinate and consolidate the regional P&L.
  • Understand the cost cards (value chain) for the region and gain understanding of the excise policies impacting the pricing and value chain. Work with the Region team for price increases and representations wrt to price changes/product introductions.
  • Analyse and provide commentary on monthly performance, creating appropriate reporting required to sufficiently analyse the business across key metrics. Analyse monthly deviations against budget / forecast and propose corrective actions.
  • Perform and communicate regular Gap analysis versus targets and bring ideas to the team how to mitigate risks. Financialise action plans based on identified risks and opportunities in order to ensure strong financial performance.
  • Analyse key P&L components viz. discounts, distribution costs for assigned brands and communicate findings to brand and cluster leadership team. Develop MIS reports wrt to performance management.
  • Lead the monthly “Connect Calls” and S&OP process for the Region giving heads up on the NSV/GP and Risks & Opportunities for the Region.
  • Deep dive into internal (viz. Width of Dist., Rate of Sale) & external data points (viz. Industry report, market share) for performance evaluation and recommendations.
  • Ensure Measurement and Evaluation is embedded in the DNA of the business, developing processes and tools to enable this and working hand in hand with Trade Marketing teams and Region Heads.
  • Act as Marketing Decision Support on A&P budget definition & management for the Region, review & validation of business cases for activations or any other business opportunity.
  • Help drive strategic plans by providing relevant financial analytics and business insights to key stakeholders in the region, while developing robust tracking mechanisms.
  • Work on customer and 3rd party service provides contracts – rates and terms negotiations and support to the Region Team.
  • Work on special projects as and when they arise.
  • Provide Business Partnering and Support to the regional leadership.
  • Work closely with other members of the finance team to drive reporting improvements, targeting efficiency improvements at critical times, e.g. month end.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Accounting qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) 
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or overall beverage Industry is a distinct advantage 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to convincingly stakeholders a case with supporting backup.
  • Financial Analysis: Ability to create advanced spreadsheets, explain variances to estimates, identify business risks and opportunities, and then make appropriate recommendations.
  • Assertive, and should be able to work in a matrix setup.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, financial and forecasting procedures. This includes the ability to develop sound assumptions and produce relevant financial projections and models from those assumptions. A familiarity with standard financial accounting methodology.
  • Ability to work and think independently and confidence to share and persuade management on the validity of the analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Understanding of internal controls, standards, and processes to ensure accuracy and consistency in data used for decision-making, internal / external reporting, and communications.
  • Basic Operating Systems: Knowledge of basic software and operating systems and related aspects (e.g. system tools, software, hardware, related products and controls). Knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
Personal Qualities
  • Positive energy, playing well with others
  • Curiosity and a passion for learning, exploring the why and how we do things to develop yourself, the business and those around you
  • An organized approach, with the ability to multi-task at busy times, particularly with a varied workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to your work, the team and helping others, not just willing- but wanting to go the extra mile to make your work and the team’s output the best it can be

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.