Brown-Forman Finance Analyst and Credit Controller Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey
What You Will Do in This Role
This role is established as a role with a blend of 2 responsibilities: Financial Analyst and Credit & Cash Apps Controller. Assumed responsibility split is 60/40.
The role’s responsibility is to support the Senior Finance Analyst and the Finance Manager with both operational and analytical tasks, reporting, data processing and consolidation. The Financial Analyst will play an important role along the S&OP process, Forecasting and Planning and forward focused analytical efforts that should support decision making and uncover profitable growth opportunities for B-F portfolio in Turkey.
In the capacity of Credit Controller the incumbent will serve as a business partner with the Europe GBS (Global Business Services) structure and the Turkey business unit. Will be responsible for facilitating credit related agenda coordinating financial accounting, reporting, assessing credit limits of customers, release shipments, and prepare credit & A/R analyses focused on communicating quantitative and qualitative information in a clear, accurate, and timely manner.
What You Can Expect:
Basic Function - Finance (60%):
Support the Senior Finance Analyst and the Finance function in consolidating annual, quarterly and monthly financial Forecasts
Support the monthly S&OP process
Identify and explain key variance drivers of actual results vs. financial projections
Provide analytical insights, forward looking analysis and support the decision making in areas such as volume forecasts, pricing analytics, margin management, investment efficiencies and new product launches
Provide ad hoc support for Turkey team in special projects by conducting tailor made analysis
Basic Function - Credit Controlling (40%):
Prepare weekly customer ageing & credit limit reports. Share information & track the issues together with Sales Department
Manage all Account Receivables in cooperation with Customer Service and the Sales Force
Collect due and overdue receivables (in cooperation with the sales team)
Establish and maintain customer credit limits in accordance with Global Credit Policies and Procedures while working closely with Commercial Finance and other partners.
Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
Set up and maintain accounts receivable files and other financial records
Reconcile the customer balance and the credit situation in collaboration with Finance and Sales teams
Coordinate creation and maintenance of customer files with the GBS Master Data Manager.
Prepare regular periodic and special accounting reports
Coordinate with the Accounting Manager and Customer Services Manager regarding credit & cash application & banking operations
Oversee and coordinate eventual customer hold releases with Finance and Customer Services teams
What you bring to the table
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
At least 2 years of relevant financial analysis and Credit Controlling experience
Experience in working with SAP, Business Warehouse or similar software
Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and credit management
Demonstrated ability to work in a diversified environment with different functions
Demonstrated Ability to Communicate clearly and impactful
Fluency in English and Turkish
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Finance
Req ID: JR-00002307