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Finance Analyst, Client Services (Barcelona- Spain)

Job Name

Finance Analyst, Client Services (Barcelona- Spain)






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

SDL Europe Supervisor

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Adriana Betancourt

About the role


Bacardi Global Business Solutions (GBS) is looking for a high performing individual who is success driven and interested in a position within GBS-RTR acting as the point of contact between GBS and the Local Finance Organization.

The RTR SDL position is a highly competitive role structured to strengthen communication, strategy and issue resolution for stakeholders in the different finance markets.

The desired individual will gain experience managing internal client relationships between GBS and their assigned region/countries. This role provides the support and training required to develop a well-rounded skillset, which can be the foundation for advancing at Bacardi.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to the Local Finance Organization on RTR related issue resolution and perform front line troubleshooting both on going and during month end close. Engage the operation team and follow up with them on the necessary action for resolution.
  • Act as the single point of contact between the Local Finance Organization and RTR organization, aiming for issue resolution, process improvement and standardization.
  • Propose process changes.
  • Perform accounting analysis and checks over balance sheet for the markets under scope. Validate trends and swings.
  • Drive the necessary analysis and develop Local Finance Organization understanding to be able to complete high quality Balance Sheet commentaries.
  • Provide support to the local market finance organization on account analysis and propose accounting adjustments when needed.
  • Serve as the point of contact for market projects impacting accounting, and for the local audits. Provide a front line troubleshoot and service.
  • Provide support to Controller team on accounting queries and communicating any specific situation occurring in the market.
  • Perform the GCR forms for the entities under scope.
  • Support pension accounting or other complex accounting processes.
  • Keep close communication with RTR operative teams and Local Finance Organization to be able to identify touchpoints and opportunity areas. Also serve as the unique communication channel between both organizations.
  • Foster a customer service culture in all interactions with internal customers and Local Finance Organization (stakeholders)
  • Ensure accounting procedures according to GAAP, Bacardi financial policies and procedures and influence markets and organizations to comply with this goal.
  • Influence the local finance organizations to comply with policies and procedures, as well as the month end close calendar.
  • Provide support to team’s activities and commit to the team goals.

Skills and Experience

Critical Experiences for Success

To be successful in this role you will have / be:
  • University degree in Business/Accounting or related discipline
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish. Any other language is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, and manage his/her time efficiently
  • Strong operations experience in Finance and Accounting.
  • Knowledge of RTR related processes.
  • Hands-on experience with major ERP platforms including SAP and Cognos Controller.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite (particularly MS Excel).
  • Ability to encourage creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing company practices and mindsets.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Advanced communication skills (as a presenter, leading conference calls, communicating with other members of the organization at different levels).

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.