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Posted January 23rd

Manager, FP&A Customs, Duty & Excise

New York, New York

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Posted January 23rd

Manager, FP&A Customs, Duty & Excise

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Manager, FP&A Customs, Duty & Excise

Location: New York, NY (Headquarters)

Position Summary:

The position of Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis is a critical role in Pernod Ricard USA organization. We are looking for an experienced FP&A Manager, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback to become an integral part of the US tax team. Reporting to the VP of Tax, the Director of Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback will be responsible for overseeing the duty drawback operations and the customs and excise tax management of the U.S. group of entities. This role collaborates and works cross-functionally with Operations, Finance, Supply Chain and HQ Customs & Excise.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration:
  • Collaborate and interface cross-functionally with other departments to identify and maximize duty drawback opportunities

  • Recommendations to Management:
  • Support strategic customs, excise and duty drawback recommendations to Management
  • Communicate monthly updates on financial performance and feed the Group budgeting and forecasting process for P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash
  • Tracking of internal and external trends to explain to leadership decisions related to the drawback

  • Simplify processes & ways-of-working:
  • Streamline of internal processes and systems
  • Facilitate strategic alignment between tax, finance, and HQ
  • Play integral role in PR USA change management

  • Requirements:

  • Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • MBA/CPA preferred

  • Experience / Background:
  • Minimum 5+ years in a financial planning and analysis or commercially focused business analytics role with demonstrable career progression
  • High level of comfort with planning, budgeting and forecasting, navigating and managing a financial P&L, and delivering insight-driven commercial analysis

  • Skills:
  • Effective project management and implementation skills
  • Highly analytical, with ability to use the power of facts to bring insight make clear finance recommendations and commercial decisions;
  • Ability to confidently interact with non-finance departments, understanding their key requirements and tailoring financial data to satisfy these requirements;
  • Strong influencing skills, proactive in challenging and influencing the business based on insight, knowledge and fact;
  • Ability to understand market dynamics and be able to clearly articulate strategic priorities for the business from both a finance & commercial perspective;
  • Ability to manage numerous work streams simultaneously to tight timelines;
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Strong accounting & reporting skills;
  • Thorough approach with high level of accuracy;
  • Team player and capability to translate effectiveness across the wider team

  • Person Specification:
  • Highly motivated and can work with autonomy
  • Accountable and takes responsibility for own outputs; Can prioritize and make clear choices
  • Growth mindset, with openness to change
  • Good relationship building and communication skills

  • Estimated Travel: Limited, position is office based.

    Who are we?

    Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

    Working at Pernod Ricard

    Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


    Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

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    New York, New York