Brown-Forman Rebate and Pricing Analyst in Tokyo, Japan
Meaningful Work From Day One
This fixed term position will report to Commercial Finance Lead Analyst, Japan to facilitate and coordinate financial reporting, and analytical activities with regards to Japan’s Direct and Indirect Customer Rebates. This position requires the attention and focus on communicating quantitative and qualitative information in a clear, accurate, and timely manner to the finance, accounting and commercial teams.
What You Can Expect
Budget planning and tracking of Indirect & Direct Customer Rebate programs:- Work in collaboration with sales team for by activity planning by customers and budget consolidation, Conduct monthly actual tracking by programs vs budget, Prepare and provide monthly rebate status summary and assess any risks or opportunities
Setting up customer rebate price in the system
Support the Commercial Finance Lead Analyst on pricing & rebates related IT projects
Collaborating with Accounting before month end to ensure that accrual numbers are correctly reflected/calculated in the P&L with account analysis and reconciliations
Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
Identify & investigate discrepancies between calculated discounts against what is claimed by customers working with accounting and sales.
Create and reconcile monthly financial data and create needed report
Support the development of reporting tools required for recognition & analysis of discounts Other Financial activities that may arise.
What You Bring to the Table
Bachelors’ degree in finance, accounting or business administration, or equivalent
1+ year experience in position similar to this with a strong ability to analyze/interpret data & generate/clearly communicate insights
Sound commercial knowledge of trade environment including, not limited to, the promotional analysis
Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and to make recommendations 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)
Fluency in Japanese and strong business English with good oral and written communication skills
Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and strong analytical skills
Proactive self-starter with intellectual curiosity
What Makes You Unique
Experience in alcohol beverage or branded consumer products, multinational organization preferred
Experience with Salesforce, SAP
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.
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 diverse workforce.
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: Emerging International Division
Req ID: JR-00007296