Brown-Forman Senior Financial Accountant in Sydney, Australia

Job Description:

Senior Financial Accountant – CPA

Are you:

 An astute accountant with business acumen looking for a great career opportunity?

 Wanting to lead people and manage change across a truly valued business function?

 Excited about global, iconic brands that are internationally respected?

About Us: Brown-Forman is an American owned and publicly listed (NYSE) company, which produces and markets some of the world’s leading liquor brands. Founded in 1870, the company has grown its brand portfolio, selling more than 30 brands in over 160 countries. Some of these brands include, Jack Daniel's, Finlandia, Chambord, Jägermeister, El Jimador, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve and Herradura.

Our Culture: Brown-Forman has a unique culture based on heritage, tradition and stewardship of our brands. Our core values of integrity, respect, trust, teamwork and excellence shape our corporate vision and the way we interact with our customers. The Australian teams are a progressive, forward thinking and collaborative group of people who contribute to the global Brown-Forman vision of building brands forever.

About You: You have strong financial accounting and taxation expertise with CPA / CA qualifications and proven experience in a similar role. You have advanced computer literacy skill, knowledge of SAP accounting software (or similar) and advanced excel skills. You are an excellent communicator with people management experience. Previous experience in, or a keen interest in the FMCG and/or liquor industry is preferred.

About the Role: This role will report to the Accounting Manager and lead a team of two. You will be responsible for accounting, tax compliance & internal controls for Australian and New Zealand businesses. Key duties include month end completion, ledger reconciliations & review, lodgment of tax returns, audit, intercompany charges and cash flow management. You will also be required to identify and implement business and process improvement. To be successful in this role, you will need to work effectively both with the global accounting team and local business stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunity employer, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds.

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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: ANZPI

City: Sydney

State: Int'l

Country: Australia

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 4107BR