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Brown-Forman Junior Finance Analyst, UK & Ireland in London, United Kingdom

Meaningful Work From Day One

In this role you will be responsible for financial analysis and controlling issues for Brown-Forman UK. A key function of the role will be to provide analytical support and managing reporting to the UK operation. This will include providing reporting to the Commercial and Brand teams, enabling them to make informed business decisions, increase effectiveness and efficiency and better execute their commercial strategy.

You will work closely with the Commercial Finance Manager for UK and establish effective and trusted business partnering with Brown-Forman UK’s marketing and sales team including Key Account Managers and customer marketing. You will take ownership for the analysis and reporting of depletions, budget reporting and quarterly projections for the UK. This position will also assist the UK Senior Finance Manager/Analyst on any other monthly tasks as needed.

This is an office/hybrid role out of our fantastic modern office in Fitzrovia in central London.

What You Can Expect

Financial Reporting and Analysis

● Analytical support for commercial units by preparing meaningful and actionable reporting including budget reporting, variance analysis, depletions reporting

● Profitability Analysis on product and customer level as part of the company wide financial planning process

● Development and maintaining of a corresponding sales reporting

● Business partner support to operationally relevant functions

● Financial modelling

● Preparation of monthly reporting pack for management

Systems support

● Preparation of systems for annual planning cycle

● Monthly systems preparation for month end close

● Management of forecasting system maintenance for monthly sales reporting

● Other ad hoc system support requests

Assist Senior Finance Manager and Finance Analysts with Tasks as Needed

● Month End reporting/analysis

● Brand Spend/SG&A Management

● Budget/Projections submission

● Sox controls covering all aspects of Net sales

● Ad-hoc requests

What You Bring to the Table

● Demonstrable Finance Experience

● Assisting with different projects through to completion

● Proven understanding of the commercial environment & able to demonstrate clear understanding & inter dependency of commercial, brand & trade strategy

● Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently based on logical assumptions and factual information

● Experience with computer applications in accounting, budgeting and financial analysis. In particular, advanced Excel proficiency (must be proficient at advanced formulas, pivot tables, Vlookups)

● Strong interpersonal skills; able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external contacts and with diverse cultures

What Makes You Unique

● Great analytical skills, commercially savvy and solution focused to solving problems

● Self-starter with proven ability to identify issues and projects, plan and prioritize with demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects to completion by specific deadlines

● Studying towards accounting qualification

● Ability to build strong relationships at all levels with strong stakeholder awareness

● Excellent MS Excel skills

Who We Are

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.

Nothing Better in the Market

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

Please find below some highlights of the competitive benefits we offer include:

  • Hybrid-working options;

  • Medical & dental insurance;

  • Product allowance;

  • Paid gym membership;

  • Financial wellbeing benefit;

  • Along with global career opportunities.


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

Function: Finance

City: London


Country: GBR

Req ID: JR-00007564