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Brown-Forman Accountant, Procure to Pay - Americas in Louisville, Kentucky

Meaningful Work From Day One:

Serve as a business partner with the corporation and its operating units within the Global Business Solutions Group’s Procure to Pay Team, performing all aspects of the analysis and processing activities associated with the company’s Expense Management system, Corporate Card Program(s) and Purchasing Card Program. This position will also assist in supporting the accounts payable function as needed. This position will have significant employee facing communications through email and phone. S/he will exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical principles. Other valued attributes that we are seeking are a strong work ethic, positive attitude, great communication skills, and capacity to get things done independently.

What You Can Expect:

  • Administer and configure Brown-Forman’s expense management system and provide support for approximately 3500 employees.

  • Responsible for configuring systems used for managing corporate card programs.

  • Audit expense reports against the company travel and entertainment policy and notify employees when they are not compliant with the policy

  • Prepare monthly statistics and analysis for monthly GBS PtP reporting.

  • Provide training and guidance on travel and expense business practices and expense reporting processes to employees.

  • Prepare monthly internal management travel and expense reports and deliver to

  • Finance reviewers.

  • Perform all accounting activities including but not limited to to Expense Processing, Accounts Payable and the Purchasing Card programs (i.e. Accruals, Account reconciliations and Journal entries), while ensuring all activities are performed timely and accurately.

  • Responsible for leading year-end close activities for the PtP team, including the coordination, tracking and communication of timelines and activities, within and outside the department as appropriate.

  • Lead and assist with tools and systems upgrades as appropriate (eg. Concur, Citibank, etc.).

  • Maintain documentation of processes and procedures, and ensure updates are made as new processes are created or changedAssist and lead efficiency efforts in area of responsibility to include streamlining processes and automation to help improve overall productivity (continuous improvement focus).

  • Act as a back up to Global Procure to Pay Analyst position

  • Assist with annual IRS 1099 process

  • Perform other GBS duties as assigned

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Education: College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent); Accounting, Finance, or

  • Business Administration

  • Experience: 3-5 years of accounting or expense reimbursement experience or accounts payable.

What Makes You Unique (Preferred Requirements):

  • Education: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent);

  • Experience: Experience in Corporate Card Administration.

  • A working knowledge of the SAP environment.

  • Experience implementing and administering the Concur Expense application

  • Proficient in Microsoft Access

  • Intermediate to Advanced skills with Excel, Google sheets, etc.

Competencies for Success:

  • Must have the ability to execute multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment.

  • Experience in the administration and configuration of an automated expense system.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all areas and levels of the company.

  • Proactive, assertive, and creative approach to problem solving.

  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality of company information and activities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Problem-Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Communications

  • Detail Orientation

  • Analytical

Who We Are:

Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do

better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table!

● 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 We Offer:

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

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: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00005966