Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst, Business Planning & Analysis - Direct to Consumer, Mumm Napa
Department: Wines, Champagnes, Prestige
Reports To: Manager, Business Planning & Analysis - James Buonocore
The position of Senior Finance Analyst, Business Planning & Analysis is a crucial role within the Wine, Champagne, and Prestige team at Pernod Ricard USA. As part of the Wine, Champagne, and Prestige finance team, the role helps drive fact based commercial insights to the facilitate and influence strategic decisions on specific brands.
Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Direct to Consumer / Emerging Channels Performance: 60%Assistance in the preparation of financial and depletion budgets for Strategic & Emerging channels (DTC, B2B, eComm)Work closely with DTC Operations Team to give accurate monthly updates on Net Sales through to structure cost movements for DTC P&Ls (includes post all DTC and A&P related accruals)Assistance in the preparation of business cases & to support commercial decisions through PRUSA's strategic & emerging channels (e.g. pricing strategy, product opportunities, etc.)Preparation of commercial and strategic review relating to the strategic and emerging channels as well as other ad hoc senior management/stakeholder presentations.
Brand Performances: 20%Tracking of internal and external trends (including depletions, Nielsen and NABCA data) and interactions with various departments to explain and/or forecast brand performance and drive decisionsAssistance in the preparation of business cases to support brand-related commercial decisions (e.g. price changes, product/range extensions, etc.)
Strategic Thought Partner: 20%Work with finance team to deliver insightsFacilitate strategic alignment between marketing, field finance and other areas of the businessPlay integral role in PR USA change management
Ad Hoc analysis and reporting: 10%
Nature & Scope:
This position reports to the BP&A Finance Manager. This position will interact directly with Pernod Ricard WCP Sales and Marketing, Commercial Finance, PR USA Finance and Pernod Ricard brand companies in support of commercial plans and reporting & analyzing actual results.
Embrace cross-functional ways of working and strive to embed in the organization DNA
Champion Pernod Ricard culture of entrepreneurship and conviviality
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics; MBA a plus
Experience / Background: Minimum 3-5 years in a financial planning & analysis or commercially focused business analytics role with demonstrable career progression. Should have a high level of comfort with planning, budgeting & forecasting, navigating & managing a financial P&L, and delivering insight-driven commercial analysis. Industry experience preferable but not essential
Key Skillset Required: 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;Ability to work under pressure and capable of managing numerous work streams simultaneously;Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels;Strong accounting & reporting skills;Detail oriented with a high level of accuracyTeam player and capability to translate effectiveness across the wider teamHigh proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint & Finance Software(s);
Person Specification: Personable, with ability to interact across the organization delivering a high level of customer service;Highly motivated and can work with autonomyAccountable and takes responsibility for own outputs; Can prioritize and make clear choicesGrowth mindset, with openness to changeGood relationship building and communication skills.
General Office: Position is office-based with limited travel
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 (through a joint venture with Tequila Avión); 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/
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 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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