Bacardi-Martini Ltd

Financial Commitments Analyst

Netherlands, Europe


About the role

This new role is created to centralize the administrative support in the Procure-to-Pay process. You will perform the activities of the PTP process according to defined operating procedures. This role is part of the Finance team of Bacardi-Martini B.V. in Gouda, the Netherlands.

You will be part of a Centre of Excellence with highly specialized PTP professionals with main focus to streamline, monitor, simplify and improve the Procure-to-Pay process for its internal customers and the Bacardi group.

The role is reporting to the Process and Project Manager of the Finance department of Bacardi-Martini B.V., the main subholding company of the Bacardi group. You will be crucial in materializing the ambition to become recognized as best-in-class for our processes and services within the Bacardi group.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • Raise purchase orders for all Advertising and Promotions (A&P) and structure costs

  • Daily contact with budget owners for financial commitments

  • Daily contact with shared service center in Costa Rica and Barcelona to monitor PTP process

  • As PTP Superuser be an active member of the Bacardi PTP Super User community

  • Drive process efficiencies

  • Monitor and improve PTP KPI’s

  • First point of contact for budget owners with PTP questions

  • Attend corporate and GBS (shared service center) trainings

  • Develop training materials for budget owners jointly with Manager and provide training sessions

  • Raise tickets to resolve issues, to add or remove SRM users, etc

  • Maintain approval matrix

  • Create/change vendor master data requests

  • Monitor accuracy of master data

  • Support with audit and controls testing

Measures of success

Succesfull on above

Critical experiences for success

To be successful in this role you will have / be:

  • Strong business acumen

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated team player

  • Strong ownership of the PO’s raised

  • Strong work ethic, willing to go the extra mile

  • Good understanding of internal controls, standards and processes to ensure data integrity

  • Culturally sensitive and a strong communicator â€" able to interact effectively with all levels with the organisation

  • Creative and passionate

  • Positive attitude and humor

Level

  • Bachelor by education or experience

Experience

  • IT Skills: Experience with SAP and SRM are a plus

  • Language Skills: Fluent in English, any other languages are a plus

Functional Excellence

  • Ability to work effectively and achieve results in a matrix organisation

  • Process focused with an understanding of end to end business processes and their financial impacts

  • Ability to identify root cause issues and develop plans to resolve

  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and resource constraints to optimize results

  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior leadership

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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 â€" both in our home markets and across the world.

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