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Finance Manager

Job Name

Finance Manager




São Paulo - Brasil


Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Senior Finance Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Renan dos Santos

About the role


Local Finance Manager is responsible for the overall direction on the daily finance and accounting routine in Brazilian Market. The coordination, implementation, execution and controlling of finance measures provided by Statutory P&L Results, Balance Sheet Analysis, (In/Ex) Audit Controls, Alignment with Shared Services Center and Working Capital Management are most valuables responsibilities on this challenge.

Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.


You will bring significant experience on Brazilian Business.

You are skilled at building deep, trusting partnerships with Business Leaders, Shared Services Center Teams and Regional Finance Primos.

Speed, Hands-On and Action-Orientation define your approach as you navigate multiple high priority topics

Decisive and confident, you can see the big picture, define best direction and deep dive into execution


Across roles, leveraging your experience, expertise, and financial acumen to help us building a sustainable and strong business in Brazil. Make History!

Drive results & Excellence in Execution:
  • Monitor local cash-flows and Balance Sheet providing management with accounting technical information to aid decision-making process.
  • Liaise with local banks and Business Customers.
  • Ensuring legal entity compliance with transfer pricing guard rails.
  • Working closely with Brazil Leadership to deliver reports, analysis findings, potential risk areas and forecast opportunities.
  • Ensure adequate level of Internal Controls. SOX Process Country Leader.
  • Act as an effective Business Partner to Brazilian Bacardi Cluster.
  • Ensure right level of service agreed in the SLA is provided by the Shared Services Center.
  • Coordinate Tax audits with local tax authorities following Global Tax guidelines.
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff.
  • Liaise with Internal / External Audits and implement action plans from audit recommendations.
Creating a Winning Team
  • Leading the Controllership agenda/area for Brazil and work in close partnership with Business Leaders, Shared Service Center Teams and Regional Finance Leader.
  • Create a culture of excellence in execution that recognizes and rewards High Performance Primos.
Measure of Success
  • Local statutory compliance with regulations ensuring integrity and accuracy of financial information.
  • Coordinate right level of funding and capital structure aligned with Global Treasury.
  • Ensure new regulations affecting (or potentially affecting) the business are communicated to the relevant people.
  • Shared Service Center service is in line with SLA. Management and Financial Reporting.

Skills and Experience


  • 10+ years of accounting / finance experience in multinational environment
  • Strong accounting and financial technical skills. Ability to work independently.
  • Authentic, inclusive leadership, with the demonstrated ability to inspire and engage a diverse team.
  • Acknowledge of accounting principles/procedures and experience with creating financial statements.
  • Ability to form strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Energetic and motivated personality with great multi-tasking approach.
  • Developing great talent and high performing teams.
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Bachelors or master’s qualifications in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration.
  • English is a must have. Spanish is nice to have.
  • SAP knowledge.

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.