Brown-Forman Sales Controller Accounting in Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description:


This position covers Sales Controlling functions described below and acts as a primary point of contact between Accounting, Sales and Finance to make sure that the Sales related transactions are booked correctly and timely.

Basic functions:


  • Post and clear incoming payments from customers on daily basis

  • Sales bonuses for customers – calculate, post, clear and reconcile accruals

  • Free goods for on trade – calculate, post, clear and reconcile accruals

  • Calculate and post bad debt provision

  • Post received invoices from customers and DHL in Coupa

  • Collect confirmed credit notes from customers for VAT purposes

  • Manage the charge-out process for agency A&P

  • Prepare quarterly reconciliations for the assigned balance sheet accounts – AR, sales related accruals

  • Prepare Intrastat report on monthly basis

  • Reconcile AR balances with customers on annual basis

Sales Logistics and support:

  • Maintain sales price list and discounts in SAP based on approved price changes from Sales

  • Maintain sales master data in SAP

  • Daily report on goods movement in the excise tax warehouse report for Customs Authority

  • Revision and management of Sales contracts

  • Sales training na GAAP, closing, evidence and other as needed

Credit Control and Collection:

  • Maintain credit limits in SAP

  • Release blocked sales orders SAP

  • Report weekly on accounts receivables and overdues to the Czech management team

  • Report weekly on customers turnover for sales department

  • Collect due and overdue receivables (in cooperation with the sales team)

  • Secure proper evidence of all received invoices or credit notes from customers


  • Setup processes to secure smooth cooperation between related departments and prevent any PnL distortion

Must Experience:

  • University degree in the areas of accounting, administration or similar

  • At least a 3-5 year experience in a similar position

  • Understanding basic accounting and tax principles

  • Very good knowledge of Excel; knowledge of SAP is a plus


  • Ability to work independently with punctuality and attention to details

  • Good communication and influencing skills, service oriented.

  • Fluent in Czech and English

  • Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS#ND 1

About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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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

City: Prague

State: Int'l

Country: Czech Republic

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 4076BR