Pernod Ricard USA Senior Finance Manager, External Reporting in New York, New York
Position Title: Senior Finance Manager, External Reporting - Business Planning & Analysis
Reporting To: Finance Director, Reporting
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, Kahla Liqueur, Beefeater Gin, and Avin Tequila; such superior wines as Jacob's Creek and Brancott Estate; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jout Champagne, G.H. Mumm Champagne and Mumm Napa sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at
The position of Senior Finance Manager, External Reporting - Business Planning & Analysis is a critical role in Pernod Ricard USA organization. As the primary Finance Business Partner to the organization on all external reporting topics, key objective is to provide the data, high-level analytics and insights, and tools and processes needed for the organization to monitor, understand, and make decisions impacting PR USA and PR North America P&L and Cashflow.
Management of the PR North America Reporting and Financial Delivery, with a specific focus on PR USA (P&L and Cash)
Ensure booking of all entries for monthly close either by own team or other stakeholders
Monitor, analyze and deliver PR USA and PR NA Region P&L and Cash, including tracking and analyzing of the monthly performance vs LEs and Budget on a timely manner
Ensure reliable, accurate and timely financial statements performance data and related outputs and comments (COMEX, QBR's, Budget, Monthly Management Book)
Business Planning and performance monitoring:
Maintain frequent and open discussion with broader teams on state of the business and any developing R&O's, elevate any issues as necessary
Properly track risks and opportunities across the organization to support risk mitigation decision making throughout the planning cycles
Work in collaboration with Finance Manager, Internal Reporting on planning to ensure full coordination between depletions' P&L, shipments' P&L
Work in collaboration with Operations, Accounting, NBV teams to ensure full coordination between P&L, B/S and cash submission
Collaborates 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 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
Experience / Background:
Minimum 5+ 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
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;
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
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics
Limited - position is office based. 1-2 weeks per year as needed for seminars or company events
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, Kahla Liqueur, Beefeater Gin, and Avin Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avin); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek and Brancott Estate; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jout 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.
* Offers will be subject to United States local terms.
Job Posting End Date:
Target Hire Date:2020-05-01-07:00
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Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities