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Global Finance Analyst: Performance Management,GTR

Job Name

Global Finance Analyst: Performance Management,GTR


United Arab Emirates




Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Global head of Performance Management, GTR

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Roona Krishnakumar

About the role

A truly unique role offering the opportunity to influence GTR Global performance with the chance to help dynamically manage fast-growth P&L & gain multi geographical experience
On the one hand you will be involved in Global strategic planning discussions, resource allocation modelling, Global P&L reporting and management and review of regional budget estimates. Also, you will be working very closely with GTR global leadership team & interacting, learning & influencing larger Finance leadership team.

You must be Fearless to challenge & influence decision making across GTR, mixing the detail & bigger picture to identify opportunities for growth in line with strategy & to manage P&Ls.
You must demonstrate a Founder’s mentality, balancing brand & commercial priorities to help us achieve the best results with our customers, to help GTR beat our dynamic plan.
As a member of the GTR Family you will be in your comfort zone working & contributing across the matrix as part of a global team.


Global Performance Measurement & reporting
  • You will help in preparation and distribution of periodic management P&L reports, including performance in total, by market, by brand line and by customer 
  • You will help in preparation of monthly analytics and commentaries for Global Travel Retail leadership and Bacardi Corporate, highlighting explanations for variances from agreed plans and for unusual entries
  • You will help in consolidation of various Global reports along with providing analytical support on the output
  • You will be pro-active in running analysis to identify opportunities for improved performance or to pick up on trends or risk factors for which mitigating action should be taken
  • You will help in identifying opportunities to improve reporting – efficiency of the process and the value-added reports 

Business planning and forecasting 
  • You will support in planning and managing the processes for timely and accurate submission of GTR dynamic plans, latest forecasts, and risks and opportunities schedules
  • You will prepare critical information and templates to assist in the development and submission of forecasts 
  • You will prepare the consolidated GTR P&L and review against KPIs following submission from each GTR region 
  • You will support the development of final outcomes at end of each latest forecast and budget cycle 
  • You will look for continuous identification of opportunities to improve the process and work with the Regional Finance Teams to ensure effective implementation 
  • You will help in governance from IT systems standpoint e.g Approval matrix/Account codes mapping etc
  • You will expand GTR relationships with the wider Bacardi business and Finance function, actively looking for opportunities for further growth of our brands, better collaboration and sharing of best practice
  • You will work seamlessly with the global GTR Finance team and carry out any other ad-hoc projects as required

Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in financial/ strategic analysis gleaned from experience in a consumer goods/ retail environment or professional services
  • Strong communication, influencing & collaboration skills required in order to achieve results across the organisation
  • Comfortable organizing & prioritizing multiple deliverables & resource constraints to optimize results
  • High comfort modelling & understanding large & complex data sets into useful information & insights
  • Education: Accounting qualification preferred (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CA or equivalent). Degree level with strong results

  • A positive, can-do, attitude to problem solving in supporting the team as we continue our journey towards the Best10
  • A team player, comfortable working across cultures, with a global mindset (occasional travel will be part of the role!)
  • A passion for understanding the international consumer and how we can appeal to them as they travel
  • An agile mind and a desire to always be learning
  • An ability to see the bigger picture as well as the detail, to help GTR set our longer-term targets and to act as a navigator as we head towards them
  • Ability to understand & influence decision making, especially commercial decisions

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.