Brown-Forman Senior Finance Analyst - Asia in Singapore, Singapore
Brown-Forman Asia is one of the operational units of the Brown-Froman International division. Asia presents one of the largest opportunities for Brown-Forman globally and is expected to continue to be one of the most significant growth contributors to the company. With Japan and China as key markets, B-F Asia is composed of 19 countries with 100+ employees distributed across offices in 10 key mega-cities. From a portfolio perspective, Asia is largely led by our flagship Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, presenting a large opportunity for our Super Premium portfolio of American Whiskeys and Single Malt Scotches
Meaningful Work From Day One
The position’s primary responsibilities include supporting the Asia region business planning, analysis and reporting needs on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Driving improved analytics and assisting the Director Finance Asia on projects such as risk/opportunity identification and forecasting, resource allocation, and competitive analysis. This position will also collaborate with the regional finance, commercial and marketing teams on analysis of the business results. Support for strategic projects across the region and collaboration with corporate and division FP&A teams.
What You Will Experience
Planning and Forecasting
Support the annual and periodic planning, forecasting and processes. This includes accurately compiling, consolidating and submitting region plans and forecasts.
Work with country/region finance teams to ensure that annual plans and periodic updates are submitted in the required timelines, to understand and communicate key assumptions and to assess risks/upsides to the country plans.
Perform and assist the country/regions to consistently perform various business, competitive and financial analysis to identify key drivers of business performance and communicate these insights to inform business decisions.
Provide SG&A reporting and analysis to the region.
Provides ad hoc analytical support to Finance Director Asia and country businesses.
Support regional revenue growth management projects and capability building.
Collaborate with global advanced analytics team to develop and support global Tableau models for the Asia region.
Drive continuous improvement on the analysis, reporting and insights within the region.
Business Reviews and Story telling
Lead monthly and quarterly country business reviews including driving the process, templates, and presentations.
Support the Asia region in identifying insights and consolidated regional financial and operational key performance drivers and preparation of the monthly/quarterly business review presentations to B-F Emerging International Division.
Financial and strategic modelling
RTC and commercial scenario planning
Other ad hoc projects as required
We Are Looking For People Who Has
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business-related degree with 5-8 years related experience
Experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, preferably for a multinational FMCG company
Demonstrated ability and knowledge of various software packages, particularly SAP, Business Warehouse or similar software, Google Suite, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint,, etc.
Experience with Tableau and external data such as IWSR, Nielsen a preference.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills(English and any other language in Asia is an advantage) with ability to discuss financial strategies and translate into actionable insights
Exhibit the intellectual integrity and professional maturity to provide management with objective and impartial analysis
Ability to independently plan and prioritize multiple diverse work projects
Due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19 and the escalating visa/travel restrictions in place, we're currently unable to extend offers to anyone who cannot work from Singapore due to lockdown visa/travel restrictions, or other restrictive measures until further notice. Consequently, we will be prioritizing candidates who can start in this location by set date as expected. We're keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position should the restrictive measures be removed later on
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-00001805