Brown-Forman Senior Financial Analyst in Amatitán, Mexico
Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table.
Meaningful Work from Day One
Directly responsible for the preparation, analysis and projection of the production variances report.
CAPEX monthly reporting and forecast, cost savings project validation.
Preparation and analysis of the annual Budget Casa Herradura expenses wich includes Distillery, Processing, Warehouseing, Bottling/Canning operations. Related Brands include Herradura, El Jimador, Antiguo and Nex Mix.
This role also provides financial analysis and decision support to the Casa operations team, Mexico-based commercial team, and to the Louisville-based corporate finance group.
How You'll Know this Role Is For You
Preparation and analysis for the Production Variance Report, monthly and projections. Capex monthly reporting. Plant expenses analysis in a monthly basis and forecast. Monitor monthly spending in relation to the Budgets and alert operations and management of material variances. Unit Cost variances analysis and presentations. Physical inventories in Plant and Domestic Distribution Centers annual participation. KPIs consolidation report. Works collaboratively with the Brown-Forman Tequila Mexico commercial controlling area to ensure the accuracy and completeness of Mexico tax and statutory reporting.
This includes compliance with external audits, providing analysis of cost variances, ensuring compliance with Payroll and Accounts Payable policies, and maintaining effective communication between the two controlling areas.
Support the work of the Continuous Improvement teams. This includes analyzing. ost savings opportunities and validating cost savings justification.
Preparing financial modelling for various “what if” scenarios and the overall impact on the organization.
"We Are Looking For People Who"
Demonstrated proficiency in applying US GAAP principles.
Budgeting & Planning, General Accounting.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
Ability to build productive relationships and partnerships and influence others. Excellent business planning and analytical skills.
Microsoft office (advanced excel, Google software, Comfortable with complex data sources and the understands the importance of data integrity.
Demonstrated proficiency with SAP-ERP software (or a similar ERP system).
5 years accounting experience in a manufacturing/production environment including accounting management experience or 2 years in the spirit industry.
Strong analytical and numerical ability.
Works well under pressure and independently.
Strong and assertive communication skills.
What Exactly Are We Looking For?
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business-related
English - advanced
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Supply Chain
Req ID: JR-00005745