Brown-Forman Accountant Japan in International, Japan
Scope of Position:
Manage day-to-day accounting matters in timely and accurate manner
Manage administration of the country operation with supervision of Finance Manager
Assist in preparation of monthly management reports (including P&L and GL reconciliations)
Assist in preparation of Annual Financial Statements, Tax Return and Budgets
Brown Forman Core Competencies:
Operating with Integrity
Living the Brown Forman Vision and Values
Driving for Results
Acting as a Brand Ambassador
Modeling Diversity and Inclusion
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Customer service focus
Eye for detail and accuracy
Excellent problem solving skills
Managing and measuring Work
Sound Excel skills
Integrity and trust
Drive for results
Responsibilities – Financial
Daily and monthly
Prepare vouchers for vendor payments and expense reports
Prepare the payment record in e-banking
Assist in preparation of Monthly P&L as per timetables.
SG&A reporting and contact point for SG&A queries
Generate weekly / monthly depletions / inventory reports
Coordinate payroll of BF Japan LLC with third party provider.
Assist with SG&A Projection preparation and reporting
Assist in A&P and rebate Reconciliation
Budgets – assist with preparation of budgets and input into COGNOS.
Assist in Tax Return – preparation, review with the accounting firm
Other Ad Hoc
Responsibilities – Office Facilities & Support
Manage all office facilities, supplies and equipment
Liaise with building management on the upkeep of office areas
First point of contact for TSG in Louisville(HQ) and manage acquisition of new technology hardware.
Receive guests visiting the office as required
Provide translation assistance to Japanese field team when working with HQ requests.
Plan and manage meetings of visiting company executives
Qualifications & Requirements
Accounting qualifications (Nissho Book-keeping 2 nd Grade)
3-5 yrs experience in a similar role
Ability to work under constant deadlines
Superior oral and written communications skills –English
Excellent PC skills in Excel
Experience in the FMCG or liquor industry
Knowledge of SAP or similar accounting software
Knowledge of Yayoi Kaikei or similar accounting software
HR, IT and Admin. experiences
Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in more than 135 countries across the globe. These include many of the most well-known and best-loved wines and spirits brands, including Jack Daniel’s, Finlandia Vodka, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Herradura and el Jimador Tequilas, and Korbel champagnes. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.brown-forman.com.
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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 mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: ANZSEA
Req Type: Exempt