Brown-Forman Financial Analyst, Belgium & Luxemburg (6 month FTC) in Paris, France
Who is Brown-Forman?
In January 2014, B-F France opened its own distribution unit after 17 years with a local distributor. Brown-Forman is today the leader of American Whiskeys in the market.
The main brands of the portfolio in France are: Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Woodford Reserve, Chambord, Finlandia, Herradura and El Jimador, BenRiach, GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh.
Brown-Forman France has been a Great Place to Work since 2016 and, since 2021, Great Place to Work for Women.
Brown-Forman France is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion and is a signatory of the Diversity Charter.
Excellence, caring, teamwork, creativity and respect are essential values in any role within this organization.
Meaningful Work From Day One
The focus will lie in Operations Controlling, that will analyze and report on operational costs and marketing expenses for France and Belgium, make sure that companies have the right practices and processes in place to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the operational organizations.
The incumbent will increase transparency and understanding of costs and will drive special projects to lower costs and increase profitability along our value chain. Thus, he/she will have to work closely together with and act as a Business partner to other functions like Marketing and supply chain mainly.
What You Can Expect
• Being support and business partner to all operationally relevant functions
• In charge of the budget planning process for all marketing and cost of sales expenses
• Analyzing and reporting of Cost of Sales and Marketing expenses
• Profitability Analysis all along our operational value chain
• Co-operating with other departments (Supply Chain, Marketing) to ensure that right practices, policies, and processes are in place and followed
• Integration and reconciliation of planned, reported and maintained data key factors especially in regards to our gifting and special packaging processes
• Special projects to lift potential savings in Operations
• Ad-hoc analysis, work, and support in all other areas of the Finance Team
What You Bring to the Table
Education: College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent); Finance
Experience: 1 or 2 years in Finance
Fluent French & English, both written and verbal
Financial / ERP System – SAP
Strong Analytical skills
Nothing Better in the Market
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to offer our people a Premium Experience to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay & bonus based on individual and company performance. We offer a range of benefits that reflect company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.
At Brown-Forman France, we can offer a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to flexible-working options, Assistance program, product samples, private pension plan and providency insurance, participation in private health insurance, a company savings plan and top IT tools (IPad, Iphone, Laptop), along with career opportunities and development plan.
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-00004574