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Commercial Finance Manager- MISM

Job Name

Commercial Finance Manager- MISM




Kuala Lumpur


Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:


Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Adriana Betancourt

About the role


Working in close collaboration with the markets to drive business growth and help ensure informed and timely decisions.

Providing first class business partnering and supporting key projects or initiatives across both Commercial and Finance agendas.


You inspire others to work collaboratively and you actively promote your team to think creatively.

You are not afraid to challenge the status quo but do so whilst championing our Family culture.


  • Manage the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting process (P&L forecasts, preparation & submission of Budgets etc).
  • Manage the statutory accounts for the Singapore entity (accounting, audit, taxation, transfer pricing etc).
  • Prepare Indonesia Rep Office expenses and payment for month-end activities
  • Ensuring business performance is appropriately monitored and measured against forecast and budget. 
  • Develop a detailed understanding of value chain and distributor account profitability and support the Commercial team in identifying opportunities to take price and drive margin improvement.
  • To track and monitor rebates, advertising & promotional and overhead expenses and provide explanations for variances between actual results and budget and reconcile on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor and track the monthly shipments and depletions.
  • Conduct promotion (price and advertising & promotional), outlet spending decision support through pre and post evaluation of promotional activity using ROI tools to drive spend effectiveness and provide recommendations.
  • Ensuring integrity of price list in the system by reviewing the completeness and correctness.
  • Support sales forecast and Distributor Depletion/Stock Trackers Update and analysis.
  • Timeliness and quality of financial support and analysis to business functions in decision-making and setting strategy.
  • Effectiveness of internal control environment through the standardization of business policies and procedures.

Skills and Experience

  • Solid financial, analytical and commercial capabilities.
  • Being pro-active with strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Able to manage projects/tasks independently to ensure successful delivery while identifying potential issues/risks. Able to prioritize effectively and manage workload against tight deadlines.
  • Experience with major ERP platforms (preferably SAP) and strong computer skills.
  • 8 – 10 years of related work experience in finance/accounting/analysis. Experience in leading consumer goods or retail company is a plus.

  • You have a strong bias for action and focus on results, seeing the business as if it is your own.
  • You have good and effective communication and negotiation skills, leadership who is proactive and a good team player.
  • You have the ability to promote cross functional effectiveness, are decision making oriented and able to quickly react to changing environments.

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.