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Brown-Forman Senior Analyst - SAP FICO in Guadalajara, 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.

What You Will Do in This Role:

The scope of this position covers Finance business systems and process improvement as a senior analyst at Brown-Forman Corporation in the disciplines of Finance and Administration. This person will serve as a liaison between IT and the user community to provide support primarily for the SAP Finance and related sub-modules (e.g. Profitability Analysis, Treasury, Product Costing and Material Ledger) and functions, work closely with cross-functional team members to resolve business process issues, and manage and/or participate in multiple division level projects/assignments with typically high degree of complexity and change management components. Participate in virtual project teams consisting of various cross-functional roles and consultants. Provide excellent on-going system and client support.

What You Can Expect:

  • Research, analyze, design, identify and facilitate process improvements. Makesolution recommendations to various business units.

  • Implement new functionality and improvements for business processes utilizingintegrated system technologies (e.g. SAP, Coupa, Salesforce, OneSource, Concur)where appropriate.

  • Provide SAP Finance second level support for global operations to resolve reportedincidents, advise users on the proper use of the system, and implement approvedupgrades, enhancements, and project requests. Extremely flexible and open tocollaboration and to adopting new ideas to resolve complex business problems.

  • Project management, process analysis, systems design, documentation, applicationssupport, configuration, and training.

  • Manage and participate in enterprise-wide projects/assignments with somecomplexity and change management components.

  • Follow IT PMO project methodology, responsible for all aspects of project lifecyclemanagement.

  • Act as a liaison to key business clients and technology resources, coordinatingrequirements definition for multiple strategic finance and related initiatives.

  • Directly interface/collaborate/partner with process owners and super users in thedevelopment of business requirements.

  • Expertise on enterprise-wide technologies (e.g. SAP S/4HANA Finance andintegration with SAP and non-SAP cross-application modules, Salesforce, Coupa,OneSource, Concur), business processes and end-user information delivery tools.

  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of Business Scenarios, Business ProcessSwim Lanes & Procedures, Testing, and Quality Assurance documents related toproduction system changes.

  • Follow standardization of business processes and technologies within InformationTechnology and among operating unit super users.

  • Participate in identifying, training, and supporting a network of finance super usersacross the enterprise.

We Are Looking For People Who:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related fields.

  • 7 or more years of relevant work experience in IT applications.

  • At least 5 years of experience configuring SAP ERP systems in the Accounting orFinance areas.

  • Proven ability to quickly learn existing Business Processes and combine knowledgefrom multiple disciplines (e.g. SAP capability, industry-standard best practice) inorder to produce an optimal business solution.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement multiple enterprise-wide level projects with somedegree of complexity.

  • Experience with the core functions of SAP Finance and Sub-modules includingTreasury, Profitability Analysis, Product costing and Material Ledger.

  • Participate in leading, managing, designing, and facilitating multiple concurrentworkshops and presentations that are effective and valued by the Business Partners.

What You Can Add to the Team:

  • Master's degree in business (MBA) or related field.

  • Certified project manager (PMP).

  • Experience leading change by implementing enterprise-wide business planning andprocessing applications, and knowledge of integration points with SAP applicationareas such as SD, MM, PP, FI/CO, BW, etc.

  • Experience working with consumer products, process manufacturing and/or thebeverage industry.

  • Experience with international organizations with diverse business operations andneeds.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possess the skills to initiate, evaluate, develop, defend, and influence users onadoption of solid, actionable recommendations.

  • Ability to lead, manage and participate in multiple division level projects/assignmentswith some degree of complexity and change management components.

  • Be a participant on project teams consisting of various cross-functional roles andconsultants.

  • Provide excellent ongoing system and client support.

  • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent workshops and presentations that areeffective and valued by the client.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Demonstrate success in the ability to lead technology initiatives by projecting apositive attitude. Exhibit a high degree of professionalism, customer service, andenthusiasm, combined with the ability to build relationships with business andtechnology stakeholders.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, along with the ability to utilize the appropriatetechniques to plan, organize, control and coordinate activities.

  • Accountable for the timely resolution of specific issues and problems within aparticular area, application, database, technology or system.

  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writingincluding the ability to inform, advise, instruct, and persuade.


Business Area: Global Information Technology

City: Guadalajara


Country: MEX

Req ID: JR-00005146