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Brown-Forman Senior Accountant - Taiwan in Taipei City, Taiwan

Brown-Forman Taiwan will be a strong focus market for us and is to become a key contributor to generate the next wave of growth for Brown-Forman Asia. We are optimistic of the market potential it has for us and we wish to get a fair share of the market by setting the fundamentals right for long term growth with the solid and relevant portfolio that we have. We are dedicated to the Taiwan market and we are building the organisation from the start with a vision for success and growth. We invite you to become a part of this legacy.

Meaningful Work From Day One

This role will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the accounting books in Taiwan, and comply with both US GAAP and local statutory requirements, in a timely manner. You will ensure the successful implementation of SAP for Taiwan under its own distribution model by Go Live date of Aug 1, 2021. You will be partnering with Taiwan Commercial teams on all business related activities and establish local processes and a solid internal control environment.

What It’s Like to Work Here

Record to Report (R2R)

a) Tax

  • Prepare, issue & file monthly and quarterly VAT or WHT tax returns/ bill

  • Support & liaise with EY on corporate income tax provision and year-end corporate tax return including updating OneSource

  • Be the point of contact for tax queries

b) Accounting

  • Prepare month-end close

  • Prepare all account reconciliations and journal entries

  • Coordinate and complete external audit which include preparation of schedules, provide supporting documents and response to auditors’ inquiries

  • Prepare unaudited financial statements that include balance sheet, profit and loss statement and bank reconciliations for corporate income tax return filing

  • Be the point of contact for accounting queries

Procure to Pay (P2P)

  • Maintain vendor master data

  • Prepare vendor payments for payment and record in SAP

  • Facilitate recording of discounts and A&P proposals in Salesforce

  • Respond to any ad hoc banking requests such as providing remittance receipt or bank transfer history to customers

  • Provide support to local Taiwan team on Concur expense processing system

  • Liaise with bank relationship manager, corporate accounts payable team and treasury team to resolve banking or payment related issues

System implementation

  • Facilitate SAP implementation including data migration and establish new business processes as per B-F requirements

  • Perform and complete UAT for Go Live under a tight timeline

Internal control

  • Implementing a robust internal control system by identifying control gaps, establish local policies & processes and ensure segregation of duties

Process improvement

  • Drive accounting process efficiency and effectiveness through liaison with key stakeholders

What Makes You Unique

  • 5 -7 years’ experience in an accounting function with similar responsibilities

  • Accounting degree

  • Experience working with SAP or similar ERP platforms

  • Experience in Taiwan GAAP and local tax regulations

  • Experience in food and beverage industry is highly desirable

  • Verbal and written fluency in English required

  • A registered member of the Federation of CPA Associations of Chinese Taiwan (FCPAACT)

  • Experienced working with third party provider, or payroll provider is preferred

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work independently or in a diverse team environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • High level of integrity and trust

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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

City: Taipei City

State: Taipei City

Country: TWN

Req ID: JR-00001804

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.

Accommodations available upon request including an Interpreter.

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