Position Title: Senior Finance Analyst, A&P
Location: New York, NY (Headquarters)
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 http://www.pernod-ricard-usa.com/
The position of Senior Finance Analyst , A&P is a central role responsible for driving efficiencies in tracking, reporting and effectiveness of our spends at PR USA. It is a critical role focusing on the main "spend" areas of the organization and an ideal position to join PR USA, understand its structure and grow as a professional.
The individual will work in cross-functional teams and partner with multiple stakeholders (Marketing, Portfolio Finance , Commercial Finance, Human Resources, etc ) to develop and design reports and analysis aligned to PR USA's strategic objectives.
Responsibilities include working with teams across the finance, field, marketing and human resources communities to help drive business performance through fact-based analyses and insights.
Major Responsibilities: Overall business performance monitoring, identifying and bringing solutions for key risks and opportunities for A&P (advertising & promotions)
Ensure accurate, on time and reliable reporting deliverables related to A&P and structure costs to PR USA stakeholders and PR HQ, for PR USA and IT North America
Share A&P tracker on a monthly basis as well as structure costs executive deck while smoothing and improving efficiency of the reporting process
Preparation of strategic reviews relating to the A&P and structure costs as well as other ad hoc senior management/stakeholder presentations
Build analysis materials to allow risks and opportunities tracking on a regular basis
Build documentation related to A&P processes and help as needed on ad hoc project s
Strategic Thought Partner Work with finance team to deliver insights
Facilitate strategic alignment between marketing, brand finance, reporting and other areas of the business
Play integral role in PR USA change management
Conduct periodic team training sessions to improve the analytic capabilities and commercial acumen of the sales teams
Ad Hoc analysis and reporting
Education: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics
Experience / Background:
Minimum 3-5 years in a financial planning & 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: Highly analytical, with ability to use the power of facts to bring insight and make clear finance recommendations and commercial decisions;
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Other database or analytical tools experience a plus;
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 manage numerous work streams simultaneously to tight timelines;
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels;
Strong analysis & 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 one's own outputs; Can prioritize and make clear choices ;
Growth mindset, with openness to change ;
Good relationship building and communication skills .
Estimated Travel : 5% - Limited, position is office based.
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.
Company Perks & Benefits
Agile working environment with remote working capabilities
Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.
Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Offers will be subject to United States local terms.
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