Job type
Full time
South Africa
Lead recruiter
Vibhuti Shrotria
Supply & Logistics
Reporting Line
Senior Manager Finance, Supply Chain AMEA
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type


Your Opportunity

This Supply chain Finance Analyst Africa role focuses on leading the financial reporting and business partnering function for Africa Supply chain and providing valuable analytical insights to the Africa Supply chain, commercial & leadership teams to drive performance excellence.

About You 

You are expected to support the team in periodic performance reviews for the Supply chain team, evaluating new manufacturing & supply initiatives, new products and provide analytical and decision support to the business.

The individual will provide key support to the Supply chain and Finance teams in the areas of monthly cost analysis and support projects focusing on cost control & optimization.

The role is a key interface between AMEA Supply chain Finance, and the African Supply chain, Commercial & leadership teams. Providing support on budgeting exercise, reporting, and ensuring compliance with all controls & policies, analysis & insights on operational spend is a key requirement to the role.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:

Performance measurement & Reporting:
  • Leading financial reporting activities, including Monthly/Annual closure of books
  • Periodic review of working capital, close monitoring of slow-moving stocks and ensure adequacy of Inventory provisions as per policy.
  • Support the periodic reviews for the Africa Supply chain team, highlighting key variances vs budget and providing insights into operational spend and areas for cost optimisation
  • Forecasting and highlighting risks & opportunities across manufacturing & supply chain
  • Supporting the budgeting activities for Africa local Manufacturing and regional Supply chain operations, to work closely with Supply chain, Commercial & leadership teams
Supply chain projects:
  • Support new product development, Manufacturing and strategic projects
  • Assess Cost of Goods for new innovation projects & business cases
  • Identify measures to optimize distribution costs
  • Highlight inefficiencies in supply chain processes and work closely with supply chain team on cost saving / value engineering projects.
  • Continuous identification of opportunities to improve processes, optimize costs
  • Interact closely with all relevant stakeholders across functions to ensure commercial/Finance support for new projects, such as SAP readiness, master data setups and other activities as per project timelines
  • Compliance of all applicable SOX and internal controls & financial policies with respect to Capex, Opex, procurement, physical verification of stocks across all warehouses and other supply chain process controls.
  • Ensuring green status in all Statutory or Internal audits.


The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • A proven track record of financial reporting and performance management across manufacturing operations;
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – English
  • Strong business partnering skills; ability to influence market stakeholders and build trust with key stakeholders
  • Experience of working in cross functional environment
  • Advanced Excel skills, including financial model building
  • Experience working with SAP and BI desirable
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience


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.