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Manager Operations Finance

Job Name

Manager Operations Finance






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Controller Operations Finance

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Reshma Bara

About the role

Your Opportunity

You will manage plant accounting, cost analysis, ensure controls & compliance, logistics and procurement support to all south copackers. Internally your key relationships will be with plant operations team, regional and HO finance team, sales team and externally with regulatory officials, tax consultants & copacker teams.

About You 

You are a passionate individual and willing to continue growing within Bacardi. Your previous experience within operations finance will help you succeed. Your strong communication skills will enable you to interact with a multitude of organizational levels, typically from individual contributors to directors. Your analytical skills will be key to assist your stakeholders and continuously improve existing processes. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Monthly closure of Plant Accounts.
  • MIS and monitoring budget at Plant level.
  • Highlight inefficiencies at all locations and work closely with operations team on cost saving / value engineering projects.
  • Extend support to new projects, work closely with IT team on ERP readiness, testing and other activities as per project timelines.
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Items, Cost of Goods Sold and Distribution cost.
  • Statutory and Legal Compliance - Commercial tax Assessments (VAT, professional tax and other taxes), and labor Laws (PF, ESI and Factory Act).
  • Compliance of ICFR / SOX controls & financial policies with respect to Capex, Opex and procurement.
  • Periodic review and ensuring accuracy of all accounting transactions along with monthly trial review across south plants.
  • Inventory Physical stock verifications and reconciliation entries as per company policies.
  • Ensuring timely GRN (Receiver) to AP Creations.
  • Assistance in Statutory and Other Audits. 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Up to 10 years of experience in manufacturing industries.
  • Postgraduate / MBA / ICWA
Language Skills
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or Beverage Industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in additional functions beyond the ones listed above 
Personal Qualities
  • Culturally sensitive and a strong communicator – able to interact effectively with all levels with the organization.
  • Creative and passionate
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work effectively and achieve results in a matrix organization
  • Process focused with an understanding of end to end business processes and their financial impacts
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and resource constraints to optimize results
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Language Skills: English advanced - any other language is a plus

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.