Financial Analyst

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Louisville, Kentucky
Job Type:Full Time

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A career at Brown-Forman is just like a good bottle of bourbon: unique and refined, with a bit of a kick. Making our products from barrel to bottle requires detailed planning along each step. Just like bourbon production, our employees work in many different aspects to create the best possible product. This way, our customers can enjoy the world-class brands we promise to deliver. Here’s the kicker - we, too, get to enjoy this process, just one of the sweet benefits of leading the market with the world’s favorite whiskey. Whether in the ground, in the store, or in the office, we hand pick all of our ingredients in order to be proud of what we achieve.

Meaningful Work from Day One
As a member of the Global Production Finance team, the Financial Analyst role will encompass general accounting, reporting, decision support, budgeting, financial analyses, and ad hoc projects as necessary to support the department. This position will work with multiple sites and cross functional groups within Brown-Forman.

What You Can Expect

  • Perform month end closing entries and related activities for Europe Operations sites according to deadlines
  • Prepare quarterly account reconciliations and clearings
  • Support statutory audits with documentation preparation and project management
  • Coordinate and complete compliance tasks as assigned
  • Assist Europe Operations sites with monthly reporting and analysis
  • Develop tools and processes to continuously improve and streamline accounting operations across sites while improving quality and efficiency
  • Prepare desk procedures/processes/training materials to be shared across sites
  • Support Global Production financial and operating partners during the annual budgeting cycle through coordination of tasks and deployment of common processes, analytical tools, and consistent reporting formats (Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Assist with development of contents cost standards for Scotch and Irish whiskeys
  • Assist with distillery production planning analysis and presentations
    Special projects as assigned

We Are Looking for People Who

Have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business


  • 2 - 4 years of business experience with a financial/accounting focus
  • Superior attention to detail with top-notch accuracy
  • Good working knowledge of accounting principles and their applications
  • Self-motivated to work independently and manage multiple projects within deadlines
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Excel (including graphing, pivot tables, V-lookups and other advanced functions) and PowerPoint
  • Experience SAP/ERP and Business Warehouse (BW) or similar enterprise software packages

What You Can Add to the Team

  • Team-player with the ability to create partnerships and build effective relationships
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy
  • Resourceful, creative, and comfortable with varied job responsibilities
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership

Grade 26 National

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