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Global Pricing & Trade business model Specialist

Job Name

Global Pricing & Trade business model Specialist

Country:

Switzerland

City:

Geneva

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Senior Manager Global Trade

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Silvana Bossi

About the role

Your Opportunity·       

ARE YOU READY TO EMBARK ON YOUR NEXT MOVE?

·       Do you dare to be different?

·       Are you willing to question, challenge and innovate in pursuit of excellence?

·       Can you work collaboratively and inspire others?

·       Are you ready to make your mark?

·       Do you have proven analytical skills and a challenging mindset?

·       Are you an expert in understanding the business needs in terms of pricing practices?

·       Are you agile and bring capacity in process and continuous improvement initiatives ?


ABOUT THE ROLE


Tradall is an important trading company for Bacardi being the transaction partner for the vast majority of manufacturing and distribution companies in our supply chain.

This role is part of global trade and pricing team that creates value through optimal pricing and ensures that we have strong adherence to our pricing policies enabling sustainable trade. When trade flows are created or changed support needs to be given to ensure appropriate approval is received and design of changes to the global trade flows is optimal, also to confirm stakeholders understand what is required and can implement the agreed flow on time.

You would be expected to play a proactive role, resolving issues though analysis and action. We seek a good team player who can co-ordinate and liaise with relevant functions and markets with a positive and continuous s improvement mind set. 

Responsibilities


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be:

Excel in our pricing and transfer pricing process:

Drive controls to ensure alignment with the policy, ensure compliance throughout the trading chain, raise exceptions for approval.

Cooperate in the new fiscal year purchasing price requests renewal (plants) and selling price requests (group/ 3rd party distribution entities) and maintain the relevant pricing conditions.

Support during the year for price changes brought by innovation or model changes in both the pricing mailbox and in our master data tool.

Recommend and calculate new customer, vendor and products prices or transfer prices.

Drive discount control: check sales order to be released in accordance to group policies

Develop and present monthly pricing KPIs and action on required follow ups.

Drive internal pricing tool improvements recommendation and implementation.


Partner with stakeholders to support our Global trade activities:

It is important that you gain an understanding of the principles and functioning of our trading structure. With this you can actively support the approval and design of changes to the global trade flow by coordinating local, regional functional alignment. Including risk mitigation and escalation for approval.


Drive alignment of stakeholders to the agreed trade flow and ensure smooth execution on the approved flows, support TECH team in the implementation and coordination of user acceptance test.

Accountable for new route to market pricing analysis including Free Trade Agreement benefits and statutory margin through the supply chain.

Partner with our head office to maintain the global trade flow database ensuring alignment with Tax, Operation centers and regional supply chain.

Build partnership with the supply chain to guide on market-to-market process requests, to track and coordinate reviews with management.

Drive action and coordinate the weekly operating trading meetings focusing on near term deliverables.


Close collaboration with the markets and external partners, on a quarterly basis, prepare and review the financial situation on our minority investments partnerships and take corrective action once approved.

Engage with markets and global functions to review and recommend action on transfer pricing adjustments between manufacturing entities and Tradall and between Tradall and distribution entities. Once approved drive completion with the various stakeholders.

Accountable to calculate and recommend action on segmented Tradall statutory results on a quarterly basis and support global functions in statutory P&L basket allocation every year.

Partnering with consultants and global function to complete Tradall local transfer price file, on time, with the relevant stakeholders review and approvals.


Partner with various functions (global, regional finance, our share services center) for projects as may be required.




Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy

Education:
  • Master degree in finance
Experience:
  • 5-7 years in finance and experience of cross border transactions
Languages:
  • English. Other language an asset
Functional Excellence:
  • IT literate (SAP, Excel, Word)

Other

Key relationships and interdependencies
Internal:
Global Functions, Operation center finance and manufacturing leads
Tech team and shared Services functions

External:
Consultants, Auditors, partners



  

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.