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Brown-Forman Financial Analyst in Cour-Cheverny, France

Accounting and financial analysis.

Responsibilities include independently managing local daily, monthly and annual accounting operations within the Chambord Liqueur team. These tasks include: accounting entry (purchases, OD, payroll...etc), payments, account reconciliations, payroll coordination, travel reports (Concur), insurance records, VAT returns, corporate tax returns, overhead tracking, depreciation and assisting the Finance and Administration Manager.

Participate in IT and other development projects (as needed) by providing testing and knowledge of accounting and VAT processes.

Actively seek ways to improve accounting processes to ensure efficient turnaround times and appropriate controls are in place and implemented. Understand that Chambord Liqueur is part of a U.S. company and follow BF policies and practices. Understand BF and Chambord Liqueur rules, regulations and guidelines and ensure they are followed. Treat others fairly. Able to work with people from different cultures and communicate respectfully within and outside the team. Support a feedback culture and have a continuous learning mindset. Work consistently and to a high standard, even under pressure, commit to deadlines and keep team members informed.

Understand that he/she is part of the team and have a good team spirit.

  • Daily tasks

  • Ensure that purchase invoices are entered correctly into CADOR and Excel as they are received

  • Check bank transactions, reconcile and inform the Finance and Administration Manager of the account balance.

  • Make payments (suppliers, Concur, Product Promotion, Live Well, Oppositions...etc)

  • Track exceptional expenses for the end of the month

  • Track overhead expenses

  • Follow up on training

  • Support the Administrative and Financial Manager when needed

  • Capital project analysis and support to operating teams

  • Reporting and analysis projects as assigned

  • Monthly tasks

  • Ensure accounting is complete, correct and on time

  • Enter payroll entries and ensure that it is correct

  • Control the provision of CP and 13th month

  • Review expense reports and make the necessary OD's

  • Monitor fixed assets and depreciation

  • Proactively check and monitor prepaid and accrued expense accounts to ensure they are properly recorded.

  • Prepare month end (entries, clock in inventory, cost inventory...etc)

  • Integrate sales (Back Up)

  • Prepare the SCOPE and LOAD with the Finance Manager

  • Collaborate with the Finance Manager regarding any issues or anomalies found

  • Prepare and declare the monthly VAT

  • Update the overhead file

  • Verify inter-company balances and prepare payments

  • Verify SAP balance after LOAD

  • Quarterly tasks

  • Prepare BF reconciliations and submit for review

  • Perform accounts analysis and intercompany reconciliations.

  • Ensure inventory adjustments and obsolescence are processed and properly documented.

  • Communicate with the group on timelines, content, instructions, local accounting process...etc

  • Annualy tasks

  • Assist in the budget preparation

  • Prepare the annual fixed asset inventory and manage the exit entries

  • Prepare VAT reconciliation and duty free reconciliation

  • Participate in developing annual cost standards

What You Bring to the Table

  • BTS Accounting and Management

  • Experience in a complex and varied environment

  • Minimum experience of 5 years

  • Good command of oral and written English

  • Good understanding of monetary, financial and accounting processes

  • Proven experience with computer applications in a financial/administrative environment

  • Proven knowledge of VAT and corporate tax legislation

  • Personal honesty, integrity and organized work style, down to earth spirit, willingness to grow and adapt to changing environments.

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and accomplish them efficiently within deadlines.

  • Ability to work and cooperate professionally in an international environment and global network.

What Makes You Unique

  • Knowledge of SAP and/or another accounting system.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Experience in a multinational company.

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 Finance

City: Cour-Cheverny

State:

Country: FRA

Req ID: JR-00002372

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.

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