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PTP Buying Center Analyst with French or Italian

Job Name

PTP Buying Center Analyst with French or Italian






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Supervisor, BES, PTP Buying Center

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Adriana Warchal

About the role

Your Opportunity

You will be a crucial part in ensuring we deliver best in class service when it comes to purchasing and paying. Your mission will be to be the gatekeeper of PTP processes and improve them through client management.

In this role you will get to work with different people around the globe, providing you an opportunity to develop insight into other cultures while developing in a very familiar environment. 

About You 
  • You are a passionate individual and willing to continue growing within Bacardi. Your previous experience within operational procurement or accounts payable will help you succeed.
  • Your strong communication skills will enable you to interact with a multitude of organizational levels, typically from individual contributors to directors.
  • Your analytical skills will be key to assist your stakeholders and continuously improve existing processes.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • General Client management of the local market(s) assigned in scope.
  • Daily contact with budget owners for financial commitments and any other support related with the PTP process.
  • Daily contact with other functions in PTP to monitor End to End PTP process.
  • Perform Month End tasks (Accrual input, PO Open Commitments follow up, reporting, etc.).
  • PTP KPI analysis, monitoring and actions.
  • Drive process efficiencies.
  • Attend corporate and BES trainings.
  • Help to develop training materials for budget owners jointly with Manager and provide training sessions.
  • Raise tickets to resolve issues, to add or remove SRM users, etc.
  • Manage the vendor master data requests and coordinate the execution with the MDG super user.
  • Monitor accuracy of master data.
  • Support with process controls, internal and external audit.
  • Assist the clerks in the team whenever there is a peak in workload with PO creation, maintenance and follow up

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Previous AP and/or procurement experience
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated team player.
  • Strong ownership of the PO’s raised
  • Strong work ethic, willing to go the extra mile.
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer service 
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Works well in a team environment and is a self-starter who requires minimal direction and support.
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism in a customer service environment
  • Good understanding of internal controls, standards, and processes to ensure data integrity.
  • Language skills: high command of English and any of the following languages is required (French, or Italian). The proficiency in any other language is a plus.
  • IT Skills: Experience with SAP and SRM are a plus.
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and resource constraints to optimize results.
Personal Qualities
  • Culturally sensitive and a strong communicator – able to interact effectively with all levels with the organization.
  • Creative and passionate
  • Positive attitude 
  • Ability to work effectively and achieve results in a matrix organization.
  • Process focused with an understanding of end-to-end business processes and their financial impacts
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior leadership.
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.