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Finance Manager, Poland

Job Name

Finance Manager, Poland






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Finance Director, CEEBB

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Paulina Siwek

About the role

Performance Manager, PL is responsible for financial management and performance analysis of Bacardi Martini commercial business in Poland. A person in the role is critical for tracking business profitability by preparing financial analysis, leading plans development, monitoring performance and serving as a business partner for commercial and marketing functions.

The requirements for a successful candidate are having functional financial expertise, strong analytical skills, a strategic mindset and interpersonal skills required to effectively influence individuals at different levels across a diverse range of functions outside of the Finance team.



Drive results & excellence in execution 
  • Be a trusted financial Business Partner role for internal stakeholders
  • Lead and coordinate Financial Forecasting and Budgeting processes
  • Supervise monthly financial closing ensuring timely accruals and book entries
  • Through regular business Performance Reviews monitor company performances and KPIs to drive profitability as well as customers and product portfolio mix improvement agenda
  • Reconcile COGS and report in the systems
  • Financialise S&OP outcomes to provide Gross Profit perspective YTD/YTG on a monthly basis
  • Support commercial negotiations by evaluating all elements of trade agreements such as efficiency, compliance, matching RGM pricing requirements, profitability
  • Collect, assess and challenge A&P Budget and Forecasts and conduct regular reviews of A&P investments 
  • Provide financial expertise and constructively challenge Sales and Marketing Teams on proposed strategies, activities and promotions to ensure delivery of financial targets
  • Provide decision support to the commercial team ensuring that financial consequences of decisions are clear, resources are utilized in the most efficient way and activities are pre/post evaluated
  • Continuously improve ways of working to drive efficiency and ensure non added value work is eliminated
Creating a Winning Team
  • Develop and mentor one direct report, providing leadership and continuous coaching in order to ensure high performance behaviour and results.
  • Create a culture of excellence in execution that recognizes and rewards high performance
  • Ensure all employees have a knowledge of Bacardi company history and culture
  • Be an active partner in the market and regional Finance Team 

Skills and Experience


Professional Experience & Skills
  • 5 years of relevant Finance Management experience in a multinational FMCG/Retail environment
  • Minimum 3 years experience cooperating with commercial functions in an advisory/business partner role
  • Solid experience in preparation of scenarios/recommendations based on in depth knowledge of the business and market
  • Proficient IT skills, excellent MS Excel knowledge, familiarity with SAP system and any integrated business analysis tool is a strong plus (TM1/Cognos)
  • Higher education in Economics/Management/Finance/Science or another relevant field
  • Strong accounting experience (Polish Accounting Standards & IFRS)
  • Excellent Polish and English skills, written and spoken
Personal Capabilities
  • Highly analytical, able to quickly identify and analyse risks, propose alternatives
  • Strategic agility, has perspective and anticipates future consequences and trends
  • A quick learner, self developer, focused on continuous improvement
  • Strong accuracy, attention to detail, able to quickly connect the dots 
  • Reliable, results oriented and self driven with a sense of urgency and an ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills with varied stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
We offer:
  • Private healthcare (Medicover)
  • MyBenefit cafeteria system or co-financing for the MultiSport card
  • Employee shop
  • Employee Pension Program
  • Corporate Social Fund
  • Work in the international and dynamic environment
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Hybrid work mode

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.