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Pricing and Export Markets Junior Analyst

Job Name

Pricing and Export Markets Junior Analyst

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


Embrace this opportunity and join us in Geneva:


-          You will be part of a truly global team within a diverse working environment

-          You will have the premium possibility to understand the business, learn and speak up your mind

-          You will start a first-class development journey start: purposeful, valuable and enriching

If you are globally mobile and have aspirations to experience different cultures, please send us your application.


ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Trading company TRADALL is the center of our Bacardi supply chain network dealing with many markets throughout the world through both internal Bacardi distributors and third-party customers. This role is part of our team that creates value through optimal pricing and ensures that we have strong compliance with adherence to our pricing and credit policies. 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 improvement mind set.


Responsibilities

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

Export markets - Know your Customers
  • Third party customer creation and maintenance in the internal MDG tool
  • Responsible for customer/ distributor creation approval for all Tradall Export Markets, including:
    • Validation of the financial information and credit review (payment terms, credit limits, invoicing currency…)
    • Validation of compliance and legal information
    • Responsible for the set-up and follow-up of the bank guarantees with specific distributors
    • Preparation of KPIs at customer creation level (from the request to creation in SAP)
    • Monitor and anticipate the quarterly cut-off adjustment, perform investigations when unexpected
    • Account receivables balance monthly review and variances understanding, resolution with the regions.
    • Responsible for customer/ distributor changes review and approval
    • Responsible to validate the creation of vendors that are also customers
    • Responsible for the set-up and follow-up of the bank guarantees with specific distributors
    • Oversea Tradall legal presence in Export markets via Representative Offices / Branches. Coordinate the unwinding and the set up of local structure and transfer the payment release process to BES
Advertising & Promotion (A&P)
  • Reinforce internal control on A&P and Discounts expenses via the coordination and execution of internal audit
  • Follow-up on A&P spending, ensure process compliance
  • Advise on Value Added Pack (VAP) accounting treatments
Global Trade Pricing - Price/Transfer price
  • Price approval (raw materials and finished goods), master data records
  • Purchasing and selling price request, check, analysis, approval and request maintenance in SAP
  • Pricing recommendation for intercompany purchases and sales
  • New fiscal year purchasing price requests renewal (plants)
  • New fiscal year selling price requests (group/ 3rd party distribution entities)
  • Calculations and approval of Customer, Vendor and New products transfer prices
  • Discount control: checked sales order to be released in accordance to group policies
  • Monitoring controls to ensure alignment with the policy, ensure compliance throughout the trading chain, raise exceptions for approval
  • Monthly pricing KPIs follow-up
  • Propose internal pricing tool improvements
  • Pricing support (supply chain, customer service, plants …) as required
  • Support in the pricing mailbox queries
Analysis
  • Pricing and profitability analysis
  • Margin reviews for key / sensitive brand-market combination and take corrective actions when needed
  • Dashboard pricing
  • Perform a timely FX impact analysis on pricing in local currencies, take relevant action when needed
  • Perform a monthly review of price variances and their impacts on the Markets, take corrective actions when needed
Projects
  • Invoice To Cash KPIs (DSO, Ageing)
  • Main contact for the markets / regions for questions related to Legal Entity Tradall
  • IBP project including the rebates process (through automated rebates agreements instead of SRM)
  • MDG P Database improvements, including roll out to production entities
  • Ad-hoc projects: active participation as necessary

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy:

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or equivalent
Experience:
  • 2-3 years in finance
  • Similar experience is an asset
Languages:
  • English, any other language knowledge would be an asset
Functional Excellence:
  • IT literate (SAP, Excel, Business Warehouse (BI), Cognos TM1)


PERSONAL QUALITIES

Be curious in understanding our business and be inspired by our legacy, our brands and our stakeholders knowhow
Have a strong inclination to share your personal view, offer contribution and influence with persuasion
Bring a challenging and reflective mindset to help shaping our continuously evolving business with sustainable solutions and our consumers at the heart
Triggered by learning&growing aspirations and be energized by exploring from close our consumers' cultural and geographical diversities 


OTHER 

Key relationship and interdependencies

Internal:
Export Markets Leadership Team
Regional controllers and Finance Directors
Customer Service
Shared Services functions
BI IT Team
Internal Auditors
Global Functions including Legal, Compliance, Treasury, Master Data
Other Tradall Finance departments (Accounting, standard costs)

External:
Consultants
External Auditors
Local Bank
 
 

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.