Brown-Forman Finance Manager - Poland in Warsaw, Poland
Who is Brown-Forman?
Brown-Forman Polska is part of international company Brown – Forman Corporation. We are leader on the imported premium alcohol market in Poland. We offer such brands as: FINLANDIA VODKA, JACK DANIEL’S, WOODFORD RESERVE.
We are committed to maintain and expand our leadership in the Whisky and Premium Vodka categories in Poland, through a solid commercial strategy, diverse and inclusive culture that inspires and develops people, celebrating teamwork and rewarding agility.
Meaningful Work From Day One
The holder of this role will manage the Finance function and provide support and analytical insight to the business in the BF Poland organization. This role will ensure competitive advantage to the Polish leadership team by providing financial and commercial analysis and insights. The holder will be also responsible for effective and trusted business partnering with managers across all departments in B-F Polska & Finance Leadership in Europe as well as leading a team of financial analysts and close cooperation and support Revenue Growth Management.
This function will manage, develop, and grow Finance team (including Credit Controller and Revenue Growth Analyst) to contribute to successors bench planning and ensure best availability of skills and competences in the finance area for the company
What You Can Expect?
Ensure a proper functioning of operational planning & control cycles like - budgeting, forecasting, operational reporting, strategic planning, pricing
Support and provide input to the planning & control cycle of the company (monthly closings, quarterly business review, budget and strategic planning cycle)
Provide analytical support for short & long term forecasts and new brand initiatives, by working alongside the Sales, Marketing and Supply Chains teams to model potential scenarios. Translate financial and operational results into concrete advises
Prepare monthly financial presentations on results for the BF Poland Team
Lead Finance part of S&BP and Executive meeting
Continuously challenge business processes in order to improve efficiency of company
Responsible for integrity of data, variance analysis and management reports, and key liaison with the European Financial Planning team.
Support preparation of presentations, analyses and documents relating to the Budgets and Projections.
Maintain Internal Control Function of BF Poland organization
Manage Credit Control and AR
Manage the BF Poland SG&A budget including monitoring and controlling SG&A
Review and control budget with Brand Managers via the Commitment System to ensure compliance with budget and accounting rules.
Build excellent relationships with key decision makers in and outside the company
What You Bring to the Table?
Years of experience in various senior finance / accounting positions
People development experience
Advanced technical skills (Excell, Data Mining)
Experience in working with large international FMCG
Understanding of Sales and Marketing Management
Fluent in English, Polish (Preferable)
Nothing Better in the Market
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay & bonus for individual and company performance. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.
In Brown-Forman Poland we can offer the competitive benefits package including, but not limited to flexible-working options, products allowance, private medical care, participation in private pension plan and life insurance, along with global career opportunities.
*A more detailed JD is available on request
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-00002046