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SDS Controller Iberia

Job Name

SDS Controller Iberia






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Finance Director

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Adriana Betancourt

About the role

In this role you will be accountable for providing consistent financial performance analysis and business partner support to the Commercial Team (Sales, Customer Marketing, Revenue Growth Management) and thus fostering a culture of performance across the business. You will play a key role in supporting business decisions through the optimization of commercial and brand investments in Iberia. In doing so, you will play a key role in creating the legacy of the Bacardi business. 


  • Perform the monthly review of risks and opportunities as it pertains to the achievement of the Financial objective and execution of commercial policy (price, mix, discounts) and the potential impact on full year financial performance and health of the commercial P&L (Gross to net key movements, gross profit, and sales controlled A&P) with a view to providing insight to support effective business decisions. 

  • You will have a general knowledge and understanding of the Commercial strategy and an in depth knowledge of the Commercial Policy per channel to align the financial elements of that Policy with annual targets and P&L. 

  • You will support your Manager to provide ongoing support and evaluation of actual performance against targets to ensure timely decision making. 

  • Help evaluate and communicate risks and opportunities to the business. 

  • Provide expertise to Local Commercial Teams on key financial aspects of the Commercial. plans; support execution of Commercial policy in Iberia. 

  • Build and foster solid business partnering relationships with internal customers. 

  • Ensure the continuous flow of financial information and analysis to internal stakeholders. 

  • Collaborate with all departments, and senior management on budget knowledge / skills. 

  • This role is varied and, while based in the Barcelona office, you will be required to interface with your key client groups in Portugal and Spain to fulfill your role.

Skills and Experience

  • BS in Finance, Accounting, Business (or equivalent). 

  • Strong track record of performance and delivery within Finance in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment, with at least 5 to 7 years of delivery in a contributor role. 

  • Proven ability to work seamlessly within a matrix organization. 

  • Experience of managing a P&L, forecasting, price structures and financial reporting, ROl calculations, A&P management, Excise & Duty impacts, risk management. 

  • Advanced expertise in MS Office including Excel (Pivots, Vlookup, Conditional Functions, etc.) and proficiency in excel, data collection and analytics. 

  • Fluency in Spanish and English language. 

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.