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Posted September 22nd

Senior Finance Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis,

New York, NY

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Posted September 22nd

Senior Finance Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis,

New York, NY






Full Time

Position Title: Senior Finance Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis,
Location: New York, NY

Careers that unlock the magic of human connection!

Who we are

Pernod Ricard is a global premium spirits and wine company. We're the team behind leading brands such as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila, as well as many more superior wines and exquisite champagnes!

Working at Pernod Ricard is all about igniting conviviality in that all that we do. Derived from the French word, convivialité means human connection, authenticity, friendly, and jovial. Conviviality is energy and spirit with a splash of je ne sais quoi and is a core philosophy around how we live and work at Pernod Ricard. Here, we are team players, dream makers, trailblazers, movers and (cocktail) shakers. We have a passion for living life to the fullest, making a new friend every day, and realizing our potential as people and as a business!

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. As of December 1st, 2022, Covid vaccinations will not be required of new and existing employees, but we strongly encourage everyone to follow local public health recommendations, including keeping vaccinations up to date.

The salary range for this role, based in New York is $130,400 to $195,600, range will vary if outside of this location. Base salaries are determined during our interview process, by assessing a candidate's experience, skills against internal peers and against the scope and responsibilities of the position.

Position Summary

The position of Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning & Analysis is a critical role in Pernod Ricard USA organization. As the primary Finance Business coordinator for the organization, his key objective is to coordinate all teams across US and the region to produce US and regional P&L for the upcoming 18 months, balancing current risks and opportunities for each P&L line and driver.

Major Responsibilities

Financial Planning

  • Create and ensure governance clarity, understanding and visibility of Reforecast (RF) process while supporting organization evolving ways of working
  • Manage monthly Reforecast process from planning to final deliverable:
  • Develop timeline, set up checkpoints / workshops with key stakeholders to drive progress
  • Coordinate and track team progress to ensure proper sequencing
  • Identify teams' roadblocks and act as a resource to solve problems (be resourceful and creative)
  • Review teamwork and challenge financials to ensure development of strong financials
  • Influence and navigate multiple stakeholders to gain alignment on key decisions and move forward
  • Leverage strong presentation skills to develop executive-level presentations to communicate results

  • Risks & Opportunities Management

  • Maintain frequent and open discussion with broader teams and mostly with Finance Manager, Financial Reporting & Analysis on state of the business and any developing R&O's
  • Properly track risks and opportunities across the organization to support risk mitigation decision making throughout the planning cycles
  • Monitor, analyze and deliver PR USA and PR North America Region RF P&L, including tracking and analyzing of the performance vs LEs and previous RF on a timely manner
  • Work in collaboration and maintain strong relationships with Operations, Accounting, Portfolio and Commercial finance teams to ensure full coordination and full financials and their analysis
  • Ensure reliable, accurate and timely financial statements performance data for financial communication to the group (COMEX, QBR's, RF)
  • Collaborates with Operation Excellence team on all transformation initiatives and systems development needed. Work with IT to ensure systems, process, tools are set-up in order to ensure smooth planning cycles and updates needed from latest reporting requirements
  • Manage and develop two direct reports, ensure clarity on roles and responsibilities as well as clear development plans and career mapping
  • Manage the relationship with Paris HQ, Corby and N. America Accounting teams

  • Requirements

    Experience / Background

  • Minimum 7+ 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, delivering insight-driven commercial analysis
  • Experience in relationship management and driving improvements in process and ways of working
  • Industry experience preferable but not essential

  • Skills

  • A true business partner, able to confidently interact with other departments and understand and balance key priorities and needs of all stakeholders
  • Strong prioritization skills, with the ability to manage numerous and competing work streams simultaneously, to tight and often overlapping timelines
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilities; Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Understand market dynamics and be able to clearly articulate strategic priorities for the business from both a finance & commercial perspective
  • Strong accounting & reporting skills
  • High attention to detail, while maintaining sight of the big picture and understanding of "why"
  • Strong influencing skills, proactive in challenging current ways of working in order to achieve better results in a more efficient manner

  • Person Specification

  • Personable, with ability to interact across multiple functions and levels within the organization delivering a high level of customer service
  • Highly motivated with a "roll-up the sleeves and get the job done" mentality, can work with autonomy
  • Accountable and takes responsibility for own outputs and outputs of immediate team; Can prioritize and make clear choices
  • Growth mindset, with openness to change
  • Good relationship building and communication skills; able to drive collaboration across teams

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • MBA preferred

  • Estimated Travel: Limited - position is office based. 1-2 weeks per year as needed for seminars or company events

    Ready to work with spirit? Read on...

    Life and perks at Pernod Ricard

    Proud to belong - Just as we help to create moments that matter for our customers, we lead by example every day...bringing our whole self to work and building bonds that celebrate the human spirit, diversity, and foster deep connections.

    Empowered to soar - We set high expectations and seek to get the most out of life. Through flexibility and a hybrid workstyle, as well as unique learning opportunities, generous tuition reimbursement, and one-of-a-kind learning programs, we passionately grow our skillset.

    Committed to care - We are deeply committed to the long-term sustainability of our people, our industry, and our planet. We call this return on responsibility. From environmental sustainability to supporting local communities, our commitment is steadfast.

    Inspired to dream - We treasure new experiences and are proud to develop as people, not job titles. From rich immersive learning programs in Paris to exciting high-profile events, we blend a love of exploration into all that we do.

    Our hybrid work style

    At Pernod Ricard North America, our work philosophy celebrates the magic of human connection with the flexibility needed to provide one's most meaningful contribution. Our hybrid teams will work remotely the majority of the time and unite on-site two days per week or 40% of the time. Our team is empowered to start and finish their day at a time that works best for their lifestyle with the whole team available during the core hours of 10am-3pm.

    Plus, great benefits and perks to toast to a life filled with support including:

  • Competitive compensation including performance bonuses
  • Domestic & international career development opportunities
  • Competitive paid time off plan + wellbeing days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits including nutrition, sleep, executive coaching, etc.

  • And much, much more! Check out to view our extensive people programs and support.

    Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It employs qualified individuals based solely on ability, training and experience, and does not and will not, discriminate for or against any employee or applicant for employment or promotion based upon actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service or any other classification protected by law. Offers will be subject to United States local terms .

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