Skip to content

Bacardi

Careers at Bacardi

FP&A Structure Costs Senior Analyst

Job Name

FP&A Structure Costs Senior Analyst

Country:

Costa Rica

City:

Escazu

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Structure Costs Senior Specialist

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Pablo Segura

About the role

Your Opportunity

This role will own the analysis and insights generation related to Structure costs for North American countries. Will be responsible for presenting and following up on this monthly analysis with the Senior Leadership of the region and will be responsible for annual processes such as budgeting, Latest Estimate (LE), Outlook, among others. This role requires interactions across different functions as a resource to the markets and BES.

This role will regularly interact with several organizational levels, ranging from staff to the Senior Leadership team in the region.  As a key enabling position in the service center, a customer service mindset is essential. 

About You 

The Prim@ in the role requires a strong analytical skill, being able to transform big amounts of financial data into meaningful insights for market decision makers.

A great customer service and well-developed communication and presentation skills is required for the success of this position. 

In this role you will be able to influence the decision-making process for the structure costs spending to impact positively the business performance and achieve the BEST 10.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Prepare the Monthly forecast for the structure costs as part of the Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
  • Monthly variance analysis including employee cost and other structure cost components
  • Annual Budget and quarterly LE Process, including monthly outlooks  
  • Cost center master data administration and financial management
  • Monthly review presentation for Country and Regional Directors 
  • Propose and perform process improvements for the Structure Costs management.
  • Coordinate any correction required in the actuals.
  • Keep close communication with the regional leadership team to ensure the actuals are aligned to the budgets. 
  • Influence the business to make correct decisions about structure costs spending to influence positively the performance and achieve the BEST 10.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong financial background, including knowledge of the Balance Sheet and P&L.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, and manage his/her time efficiently
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues.
  • Ability to transform financial data into key insights for decision making 
  • Great stakeholder management
  • Being able manage sensitive/confidential information with markets.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, and manage his/her time efficiently
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite (particularly MS Excel).
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to encourage creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing company practices and mindsets.
  • University degree in Accounting/Business/Finance or related discipline
Personal Qualities
  • Strengths in building trusting relationships and influencing stakeholders to provide the necessary inputs to create accurate insights for markets
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and change approach as required
  • Advanced English – written and verbal (C1 level)

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.