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Brown-Forman Financial Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

Meaningful Work From Day One:

This position will be performing accounting functions for both the broader Corporate Accounting and IT teams. As

the individual in that role becomes more comfortable with the B-F hierarchy and expense management practices,

they will likely become responsible for several other functional areas’ accounting and budgeting needs. The analyst

will ensure the accuracy of Brown-Forman’s financial records and compliance with controls. This position will be vital

in tracking budgetary variances, compiling departmental results for project teams’ use, and ensuring expenses are

accrued in accordance with GAAP.

What You Can Expect:


● This position will serve as a business partner to provide corporate accounting support to IT and other back

office departments as needed. Primary duties will include reporting, decision support, analysis, and business

forecasting for the IT group.

● They will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all financial records, including financial statements and

general ledger data.

● Provide guidance on corporate accounting policies and procedures to operations and other supporting


● Identify and implement measures to improve efficiency in current and future processes.

● Observe, apply and ensure US GAAP and appropriate internal controls are followed for the business.

● Ensure complete processes/system documentation, and develop materials for the training of finance/IT

professionals on applicable concepts and/or applications; lead or participate in actual training sessions as a

subject matter expert.

● Special projects may include involvement with:

○ Miscellaneous Corporate Accounting back office functions as the need arises

○ External reporting and audit requests

○ Digital Transformation initiatives (creating efficiencies through workstream reconfiguration,

automation tools, and taking advantage of system functionalities).

○ Account reconciliation process improvements and gaining responsibility as primary individual

responsible for particular accounts

○ Ad-hoc project work and requests from Management

What You Bring to the Table:

● Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field plus a minimum of 4 years experience in finance /

accounting -or- BS or BA in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of two years experience in finance /

accounting field. Demonstrates working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and

financial reporting / analysis.

● Proficiency using the Google (Sheets, Slides, Docs) and Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Suites,

including advanced spreadsheet tools.

● Working knowledge of SAP is preferred, but not required.

● Ability to work with minimum supervision and with heavy workloads. Proven ability to complete high quality

work product within established time frames. Work with ambiguous situations with little supervision.

● Strong analytical skills with ability to validate, analyze, and sort through large amounts of data and transform

complex data into succinct, clear communications.

● Possess the ability, desire and skills necessary to interact with upper management and to advance within

the organization.

● Strong oral and written communication skills.

Who We Are:

We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a

career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and

professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold

ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best

self to work.

  • Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman - We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

  • Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

  • Enriching Life. Enriching Careers - At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.

What We Offer:

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable

growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for

individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of

premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

#USA #Diversity

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

Function: Finance

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00007519