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Cost & Inventory Analyst

Job Name

Cost & Inventory Analyst

Country:

Costa Rica

City:

Escazu

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Manager, BES, FAS, Global Ops COE

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Pablo Segura

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

The Analyst perform transactional level tasks such as costing  and material views creations, keep accuracy on master data, Bacardi trading flows maintenance in costing legacy system and account reconciliations.

The position is also responsible of generating reports, performing checks of the cost of sales, inventory/sales volume between different reporting systems and analysing the drivers of the differences

During month end close, person will work in processes to ensure integrity in the  financial statements.

ABOUT YOU

This role requires interactions across many functions (Finance  & Non-Finance), including acting as a resource   to  the  international  markets  due  to  daily tasks  in which you will need to provide customer service to different markets across the world.

On the  role you will  be able  to drive standardization and reinforce correct  procedures  to make sure all the countries comply with the global guidelines.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE
  • Processing Sysaid/MDGM tickets related to: Material creations, costing creations, cost calculations, transfer price calculations and accounting views maintenance.
  • Reconcile  across both systems  SAP & STC: standard costs, inventory, sale volumes and cost of sales to ensure accuracy  on financial data.
  • Maintain trading flow structures in STC proactively  and clear STC links (reactive load of structures during close).
  • Work with local contacts and master data organization to solve different  issues.
  • Work on Balance Sheet reconciliations and different SOX controls in place  in our  team.
  • Run validations, checks and controls to ensure data integrity at each point of each cycle (specifically in MEC).
  • Proceed with the annual processes (budget and transfer price).

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY  
  • Experience on SAP system  and MS Excel applications with intermediate pivot tables and formulas experience.                      
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize tasks and manage his/her time efficiently.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences.
  • Works well in a team environment  and is a self-starter who requires minimal direction and support. 
  • Detail oriented with the ability to operate with discipline in terms of deadlines completion and follow ups execution.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced  environment  and successfully  manage a rapidly changing environment.
  • Desired but not mandatory: possess technical mastery in topics such as: standard costing, inventory flows, transfer pricing and variances accounting. 

PERSONAL QUALITIES - SHARE OUR FOUNDER'S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR

  • Communication skills: positive experiences communicating with other members of the organization at different levels.
  • Ability to train other members of the team, in a way that his/her technical mastery  can be transmitted  to them.
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate  and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization. 
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism  in a customer service environment.
  • Willingness to assume new responsibilities and tasks according to business needs.
  • Influence others, including the markets to follow the correct procedures and policies.
  • Previous accounting experience 2 years or higher.
  • English 75-80% or higher written and oral skills.


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.