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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Japan

Job Name

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Japan






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:


Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Miho Nakagawa

About the role

Bacardi Japan’s FP&A Manager’s objective is to help entity’s management succeed in executing their responsibilities by providing timely and relevant financial information and analysis.
The role is responsible for all aspects of financial analysis and performance management, including but
not limiting to planning and preparing budget and forecasts, preparing financial dashboard, preparing
quarterly closing deck, preparing monthly volume / shipment / depletion report, and performing other ad
hoc analysis and reports as required by the management.


Performance Reporting
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis that facilitate the performance management of Bacardi Japan.
  • Group reporting: Prepare variance analysis and dashboard / deck for financial reporting based on global guidelines
  • Management reporting; Prepare monthly and regularly scheduled reports relating to volume, sales, A&P, S&C, etc. on time to support effective decision making
  • Budgeting: Prepare full company P&L budget based on Global guidelines
  • Forecasting: Prepare full company P&L forecasts (quarterly plus periodical landing forecasts) based on global guidelines
  • Manage ad hoc financial analysis and reporting requests from management
  • Support global and regional financial initiatives / projects as required.
Financial Governance and Controls
  • Secure compliance through maintenance, documentation and execution of internal controls in
  • line with Bacardi policies, procedures and manuals.
  • Support in driving strong governance and controls within Bacardi Japan

Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualified Bachelor’s in Accounting, or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in general accounting and finance, of which minimum 2 years of experience in financial analysis utilizing advanced management reporting systems
  • Experience in consumer goods sales and marketing financial analysis preferred
  • Native Japanese language skill
  • Excellent spoken and written English 
  • Good time management and prioritizing abilities – ability to manage multiple tasks; drive to get the job done on time; anticipate and identify bottlenecks or issues
  • 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.

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.