Brown-Forman Financial Analyst - Germany (m/f/d) in Hamburg, Germany
We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best self to work.
Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman- We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.
Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.
Enriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.
What’s It Like To Work Here:
For more than 150 years, the Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the lives of generations with high-quality alcoholic brands. In the German market, Hamburg-based Brown-Forman Deutschland GmbH distributes and markets a selection of premium and super-premium spirits from the international portfolio. These include American Whiskeys Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Woodford Reserve, and Old Forester; Scotch whiskys Benriach and The GlenDronach; as well as Slane Irish whiskey. Fords Gin, Gin Mare, tequilas el Jimador and Herradura, and Chambord liqueur round off the range. The family-controlled company founded in 1870 is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies©" 2022.
In Germany, the company has around 175 employees and was again certified as a Great Place to Work© in 2022/2023. Brown-Forman advocates for the responsible enjoyment of alcohol through global and local initiatives. Further information: brown-forman.com , massvoll-geniessen.de
Meaningful Work From Day One
The position will manage all relevant financial objectives with regards to the Super Premium/Emerging Brands Portfolio. The position is designed as a crucial interface function between the marketing and sales perspective for the strategically important emerging brands portfolio. As finance business partner the incumbent will interact with the brand and trade marketing teams as well as the sales department to actively drive business decisions. In addition, close collaboration within the Finance Planning & Analytics team and with the Supply Chain team is another factor of successful business support. The role requires both: The long-term, strategic view as well as the analyses and evaluation of actionable marketing- and sales investments. The dedicated financial analyst for Emerging Brands is holistically managing the profitability drivers with entrepreneurial and visionary thinking through impactful analysis.
What You Can Expect
Being business partner for (Brand/Trade) Marketing and Sales department for all financial objectives with specific focus on Emerging Brands:
• Managing Emerging Brands P&L with entrepreneurial growth mindset - Crucial interface function, merging marketing and sales perspective - Play a vital part in cross functional Emerging Brands team
• Provide both, long term strategic view and evaluation of actionable investments
• Actively drive and influence business decisions through data-driven analytics
• Develop new reporting structure with value adding insights (persuasive storytelling)
• Close collaboration within Finance department and with Supply Chain
• Maintain master data in several systems for linked brands and customer universe in the periodic planning and reporting process
• Actively participate in budget planning
• Enrich through brand related insights
• Contribute to further improve content/processes other areas of responsibility
What You Bring to the Table
•Bachelors Degree in Finance / Business or equivalent experience
•Demonstrable experience in Finance Planning & Analytics
• Fluent in English speaking and writing
• Strong financial and analytical abilities
• Very good interpersonal skills, someone who has the ability to build relationships with ease cross functionally and at all levels in the business
• SAP knowledge and proficient in Excel/Powerpoint
What Makes You Unique
• FMCG experience would be an advantage
• Fluent German is desired, but not a must
What We Offer:
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay & bonus for individual and company performance. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.
We offer our employees individual and structured onboarding, a family-like working environment and flexible working hours, as well as a range of attractive additional benefits in the area of professional and private life.
At Brown-Forman Germany, you can expect:
An individual and structured on-boarding process
A familiar working atmosphere with motivated colleagues
Flexible working hours for a good balance between work and private life
Attractive additional benefits, e.g. family service, product allowance, JobRad, gym cooperation and a company pension plan
The opportunity to get involved in one of our Employee Resource Groups for topics that go beyond the actual job and give you the chance to gain new perspectives
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: Europe Division
Req ID: JR-00005996