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Posted July 24th

Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis – Portfolio

New York, NY

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted July 24th

Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis – Portfolio

New York, NY




Senior Level


Full Time

About The Position
The position of Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis – Portfolio is a key accelerator role in Pernod Ricard USA organization, business partnering in 3 core Portfolio areas.
The position of Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis – Portfolio is a key accelerator role in Pernod Ricard USA organization, business partnering in 3 core Portfolio areas
  • With the Commercial Advocacy Program
  • With the Edge team to develop the PR USA innovation pipeline
  • With the Marketing services team, to drive operation excellence in Sponsorships, VAPS and POS management

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Business Transversal Business Partner to; 

Commercial Advocacy
  • Deliver robust analytics and decision support for the Sales and Marketing team as it relates to Commercial Advocacy programs
  • Bring recommendations to further drive Commercial Advocacy efficiency and effectiveness
Edge (Innovation Focus)
  • Partner with the organization to build an innovation ‘eco-system’ (ideation to execution)
  • Drive high quality decisions as it relates to the innovation pipeline with full stakeholder involvement
  • Define appropriate measurements & KPIs to track innovation performance
Experiential Marketing and Market Activation Services
  • Bring visibility, analytics and decision support to portfolio-wide programs, namely:
    • Sponsorships
    • VAP
    • POS
  • Deliver recommendations to drive efficiency and effectiveness of portfolio programming.

Nature & Scope:
This position reports to the Finance Director, Business Planning & Analysis – Portfolio. This position will interact directly with the Pernod Ricard USA VP, EDGE, Marketing Services, wider BP&A and the Pernod Ricard brand companies.

Communications will include sensitive information, requiring confidentiality and discretion.

Expected to embrace cross-functional ways of working and strive to embed in the organization DNA, as well as championing the Pernod Ricard culture of entrepreneurship and conviviality

Key Skillset Required: 
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact & provide recommendations to senior stakeholders.
  • Analytical, with ability to use the power of facts to bring insight support clear finance recommendations and commercial decisions;
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Capable of managing numerous work streams simultaneously;
  • Comfortable in interacting with non-finance departments, understanding their key requirements and tailoring financial data to satisfy these requirements;
  • Proactive in challenging and influencing the business based on insight, knowledge and fact;
  • Thorough approach with high level of accuracy;
  • Team player and capability to translate effectiveness across the wider team
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint), internal information system for reporting (Hyperion / Oracle Financial Management + Essbase
Person Specification: 
  • Personable, with ability to interact across the organization delivering a high level of customer service;
  • 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.

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related area, MBA a plus

Experience / Background:
5-7 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, and delivering insight-driven commercial analysis..

Working Conditions: Position is office-based with limited some 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

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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