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Brown-Forman Commercial Finance Analyst in Gurgaon, India

Main activities and responsibilities: • Monthly analysis of brand performance and market business results for the entire region, relative to budgets, last year and competitive set, incorporating both internal and external data and metrics. Develop and communicate understanding of the key business drivers of the variance through monthly analysis. Communication of IMENA consolidated financial and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted results via monthly business reporting. Identifying potential risks / upsides based on trend analysis and market insights. • Synthetize big data in actionable reports • Assist the FP&A Manager during the annual financial planning and monthly forecast (Outlook) process. • Work closely and collaboratively with sales teams in managing pricing by adhering to the pricing process including interpreting and standardizing price structures. Preparing analysis and recommendations for all price changes for approval. • Create and implement dashboard reports that provide insightful analysis, identify required action items and effectively frame decisions to be made. • Work closely and collaboratively with sales teams in the development and execution of market business reviews with distributors. • Monitor on a monthly basis Shipments/Depletions and distributor inventory • Provide monthly analysis on discounting, SNS and GP analysis • Provide support in managing the Discount, COS and A&P budget by reviewing invoices with sales and operations managers, coding and approving them in SAP and providing monthly tracking, analysis and reporting. • Review T&E and SG&A on a monthly basis; identify and communicate reasons for variances and follow-up action steps. • Perform ad hoc deep market analysis, determining the key business drivers; analyze and identify potential problem areas or opportunities. • Provide ad hoc financial analysis and support to the IMENA team. • Provide financial forecasting based on price elasticity modelling.


Studies/ Skills:

  • Degree in Finance, CA .

  • Previous Experience/Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in similar positions.

  • Work experience in international consumer product companies.

  • Verbal and written fluency in English

  • Data driven and strong analytical with detail oriented

  • General knowledge of accounting/financial/operational principles

  • Able to create, analyze and interpret financial data and effectively communicate insights

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills to influence and collaborate across areas

  • Ability to independently plan and prioritize multiple diverse work projects.

  • Proactive self-starter with the intellectual curiosity to seek relevant questions to be answered.

  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of SAP and BI reporting tools

  • Literacy in Statistical systems and reporting tools such as Tableau, Cognos, BexAnalyzer

  • Ability to Travel across the region 10%.


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Business Area: Global Finance

City: Gurgaon

State: Haryana

Country: IND

Req ID: JR-00003196