Brown-Forman Marketing & Supply Chain, Business Controller in Paris, France
The main focus will lie in Operations Controlling, that will analyze and report on operational costs and marketing expenses, make sure that the company has the right practices and processes in place in order to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the operational organization of B-F France.
The incumbent will increase transparency and understanding of costs and will drive special projects to lower costs and increase profitability along our value chain. Thus, he/she will have to work closely together with and act as a Business partner to other functions like Marketing and supply chain mainly.
Being support and business partner to all operationally relevant functions
In charge of the budget planning process for all marketing and cost of sales expenses
Analyzing and reporting of Cost of Sales and Marketing expenses
Profitability Analysis all along our operational value chain
Co-operating with other departments (Supply Chain, Marketing) to ensure that right practices, policies, and processes are in place and followed
Integration and reconciliation of planned, reported and maintained data key factors especially in regards to our gifting and special packaging processes
Special projects to lift potential savings in Operations
Ad-hoc analysis, work, and support in all other areas of the France Finance Team
Bachelor Degree in business / finance
First significant experience (at least one year)
Good English speaking and writing
IT literate: very good knowledge in MS Excel
Financial / ERP System – SAP
Strong Analytical skills
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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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Business Area: Europe
Req Type: Exempt