Brown-Forman Accounting Analyst SouLA/ CARCAM in Guadalajara, Mexico
What You Will Do in This Role
The Accounting Analyst supports the SouLA & CARCAM Team Leads and is responsible for a wide range of accounting for SouLA & CARCAM (South Latin America,
Central America & Caribbean). This position will work with SouLA & CARCAM Finance and other cross functional groups within the organization. This position will lead
initiatives to identify accounting, process or SOX control issues within SouLA & CARCAM; will have an opportunity to recommend process re-engineering to drive
accuracy and efficiency; and will work with the Mexico and Soula-CARCAM Controller to strategize accounting and control advice to the region’s Controller and Finance leads
What It’s Like to Work Here
Prepare Full Accrual entry (i.e. estimate of brand expense)
Prepare Discount Accruals entries
Prepare payroll journal entries based on data provided by third party processor and Corporate teams.
Perform Colombian bookkeeping, coordinate MSA payments and maintain cash flow reports.
Manage miscellaneous journal entries, e.g. consultants or agencies expenses accruals, payments and prepaid amortization.
Review Blue Sheet Reports accounting related to A&P and Discounts (paid thru Distributors) as such as complete payment process by using Coupa.
Ensure accuracy and documentation of reclass entries and year-end accruals requested by the region's finance team.
Manage year-end accounting close process for SouLA & CARCAM.
Prepare Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliations.
Ensure SOX Control compliance.
Analytics and Advisory:
Work with Regional Controllership to understand significant Full Accrual adjustments,
Review contracts prior to execution (e.g., consultants, licenses, commissions) and determine accounting treatment and provide business adviceLead CARCAM & SouLA Accounting training.
Country Tax/Legal Liaison:
Work with the local tax and advisory firms on posting the corresponding entries to USGAAP books.
Ensure statutory compliance is met in accordance with tax firm agreements.
Prepare reconciliations between local statutory books and corporate US GAAP books.
Coordinate monthly MSA invoicing and payment (includes coordinating Central Bank currency authorizations).
File Argentinian Corporate Income Tax Return,
File Puerto Rico Sales Tax and Use Return.
Assist/Lead Special Projects and Initiatives.
Analyze and implement US GAAP requirements e.g. change in GAAP for revenue recognition, expense classification changes/reviews, etc.
We Are Looking For People Who
Education: College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent)
English (Advanced or 90 % - MUST)
Experience: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related with solid knowledge in the accounting field.
3 a 4 years of experience in the accounting field (accounting records, closing processes, reconciliations, payroll records). Preferably in transnational companies.
What You Can Add to the Team
Extensive knowledge in Administration and General Accounting
Knowledge of USGAAP, SOX.
Personal skills: communication, responsible, honest, teamwork, dynamic, proactive, organized, initiative, decision and perseverance.
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Finance
Req ID: JR-00002574