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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Japan

Job Name

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Japan






Finance - Administration

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.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

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

Measures of success

As above

Critical experiences for success

  • 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 ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit – both in our home markets and across the world.