About the role
Bacardi Global Service Center is looking for high performing individuals who are success driven and interested in a career at Bacardi.
The accounting specialist / professional position is a highly competitive role structured to strengthen accounting and finance competencies.
You will gain experience managing Fixed Assets processes while also gaining exposure to the entire R2R organization, Month End Close & Global organizations.
This role provides support and training needed to develop a well-rounded accounting and finance skillset, which will be the foundation for advancing your career Bacardi.
The BGSC is a global business operation supported by the Bacardi executive and senior leaders throughout the organization.
Key accountabilities and responsibilities
Perform transactional and analytical level tasks related to Fixed Assets team within the Bacardi Global Services Center.
Participate in the execution of the following tasks :
Fixed Assets master data creation (WBS s) and maintenance
Fixed Assets capitalizations, additions, disposals and transfers
Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation (BBSR)
Calculation, review and posting of accounting journal entries
Development and issuance of financial reports
Financial data reporting
Month end processes including checks and running depreciation
SOX control owner related to Fixed Assets processes
Be able to respond and support auditor s requests
Support implementation of new projects related to Fixed Assets
Communicate effectively with internal Bacardi clients as necessary to ensure that work is properly delivered.
Consistently meet or exceed Service Level Agreements pertaining to Fixed Assets accounting processes.
Identify and execute on potential process improvements.
Lead demanding projects for Fixed Assets team, such as Leasing, Forging the Future initiatives, Fiscal Year End coordination, audits, etc.
Develop capability and technical mastery within the team.
Measures of success
Month end close compliance
Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations (green accounts and quality execution)
Projects delivered on time and with excellence
SLA compliance over tickets
Audit requests and SOX delivered on time and with quality
Number of entries posted late and escalations
THE REWARDSFor this role, you will receive the following : A competitive base salary, annual bonus in line with our Annual Incentive Plan and competitive local market benefits.
Critical experiences for success
To be successful in this role you will have / be :
Previous experience in Accounting roles (Fixed Assets desired but not mandatory).
Knowledge of SAP environment.
Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage the time efficiently.
Ability to push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing company practices and mindsets.
Ability to create capability in other members of the team, in a way that the technical mastery can be transmitted to them.
Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences.
Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
Works well in a team environment and is a self-starter who requires minimal direction and support.
Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism in a customer service environment.
Advanced knowledge MS Office (outlook, excel, word, PowerPoint).
English 90% (oral and written).
The following experiences are preferred :
Experience in the Spirits and / or FMCG industry is a distinct advantage
Solid knowledge of Bacardi Business Partner / Shared Services / Centre of Expertise
Experience in Shared Services environment preferred
Foreign language skills (French, Portuguese) preferred
Relevant education :
University degree in Accounting / Business / Finance or related discipline.
Ability to communicate in English. Advance speaking is a must since the market contact is a daily task.
LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.
We have a clearly defined Leadership Excellence framework, and you will be expected, as a Specialist / Professional to be a role model of all 6 elements : Focus Externally to Win / Drive Execution and Results / Lead Strategically and Know your Business / Make the Matrix Work / Lead by Example / Develop and Inspire Talent
Our ways of working
Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire.
We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly.
We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure.
We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work : we commit energy, heart and soul.
We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of : our True Heart and Winning Spirit both in our home markets and across the world.