Brown-Forman Global Cash Application Technical Analyst in Guadalajara, Mexico
Brown-Forman Corporation is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top ten largest global spirits companies with its headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Brands of the Brown-Forman portfolio are, amongst others, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodka and Woodford Reserve.
Meaningful Work From Day One:
Serving as a business partner within the GBS structure with emphasis on the Americas region, the position will be responsible for leading the global cash application process including standardizing and automating processes to ensure accurate, timely and efficient posting of billions in customer receipts to clear open invoices, etc. The position is also responsible for the overall integrity of accounts receivable, including monthly subledger close and cut off. The position works with Credit and other personnel to resolve payment discrepancies.
What You Can Expect:
Serve as global cash application subject matter expert leading the standardization and digital transformation of the global process, including necessary collaboration with, and knowledge transfer to, the global team\
Partner with other business areas to ensure systems and processes are utilized to the maximum efficiency. Utilize technology to ensure continuous process improvement through more efficient and streamlined procedures.
Over time, identify, analyze, and help implement and maintain automation tools (SAP search strings, RPA, etc.) as well as its global rollout and knowledge transfer to more efficiently apply payments to the global customer subledgers
Manage global customer payment remittance tools, processes and infrastructure to streamline and automate information transparency and clearing of A/R
Perform other misc duties:
Clears Unapplied Cash Accounts.
Manually record and clear miscellaneous payments
Prepares Monthly Account Reconciliation of Unapplied Cash Account.
Identifies short-pays by SAP Reason Codes and assists Credit personnel in resolving.
Support year end external audit (confirmation letters, account analysis, etc.) and SOX Revenue Cycle compliance audits and testing.
Responsible for coordinating the monthly close of SAP Accounts Receivable and Sales - Distribution modules.
Publish timely and up-to-date Blocked Billing and Billing Due List Logs to employees.
Accountable for clean financial cut-offs with respect to Sales, Receivables, Cost-of-Sales and Inventory.
Responsible for preparing and reporting Commercial Liabilities to the New York Federal Reserve Bank (Form CQ-2)
What You Bring to the Table:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or IT with a minimum of three years of related experience
Working knowledge of accounts receivable, collections, cash application, dispute management and tools for digital transformation and automation
Demonstrated ability to work in a diversified environment with different functions
Strong attention to detail
Fluent in English and Spanish Preferred Experience:
SAP Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) or other ERP related experience
Meaningful experience using digital transformation tools, such as Alteryx, Tableau, robotic process automation in the A/R and cash application space
Knowledge of the beverage alcohol industry
Strong analytical skills to solve problems with tools and technologies. This includes having a technical aptitude and continuous improvement mindset.
Able to drive continuous improvement
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ability to work remotely and independently as part of a team
Strong intellectual curiosity, problem solving and conceptual skills
Strong sense of accountability and ownership
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy
Resourceful, creative, and comfortable with varied job responsibilities
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
Req ID: JR-00002736