Business Reporting & Analysis Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Pernod Ricard

  London, England

About the role:

  • The Business Reporting and Analysis Manager is responsible to submit the full P&L reporting figures for actuals, annual budget and periodic forecasts in the systems used by Pernod Ricard (HFM, Essbase, etc.)

  • Ensures corporate reporting and planning deadlines are met.

  • Ensures IT solutions use accurate assumptions to calculate Rebates and Commissions for actuals reporting and performs bottom up calculations for budget and periodic forecasts for the accounts under the role’s scope. 

  • Proactively seeks solutions to streamline processes.

  • Responsible to integrate perimeter changes and ensure ways of working and processes are clearly rolled out and documented. 

  • Develops, coaches and manages three direct reports one of which is a VIE.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate all P&L accounts submissions from various stakeholders and report them in Pernod Ricard systems (for all reporting scenarios).

  • Perform variance analysis and bridges to validate reporting (all scenarios) and provide comments for key variances within the area of responsibility.

  • Ownership of master data mappings; liaise with the Business Intelligence Analyst to ensure systems alignment and data integrity.

  • Ensure the smooth and accurate performance of IT solutions sourcing and calculating actual rebates charges.

  • Perform bottom up calculations for forecast and budget on the accounts under this role’s responsibility. 

  • Maintain the price list master used in the calculation of turnover and rebates and commissions calculations; timely and accurately update of pricing information

  • Maintain standard costs and transfer pricing databases

  • Support FP&A Manager and Commercial Finance Managers by providing month-end variance analysis on net turnover after rebates and commissions and other accounts under direct responsibility(e.g.: travel and entertainment / training / distribution), leading 'deep dive' investigations into key emerging or unexplained trends feeding into the budgeting and forecasting cycles

  • Supporting the identification of improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of reporting processes, accuracy and assumptions that underpin forecasts

  • Audit liaison on the accounts under this role’s responsibility. 

  • Work on local and group projects; liaise with IT, external consultants and the wider finance team

  • Ensure SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) are maintained and developed when processes change.

  • Develop, coach and manages three direct reports one of which is a VIE; ensure training plans are in place and followed.

  • Perform ad hoc queries on specific topics from FP&A Manager and commercial team.


Key Relationships:

  • Finance (FP&A Manager, Financial Accounting Manager, Commercial Finance Managers – EMEA and USA)

  • Prisma team in PR Holding

  • Central Finance team

  • BU Head and Commercial Team


About You:



  • Degree in Finance or Accounting or related fields

  • Part-qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)

  • Experience in Financial Reporting

  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills

  • A goal driven individual with an eye for detail that can work independently and be adaptable to meet tight deadlines but also a strong team player

  • High personal integrity and ethical framework

  • Ability to work well under pressure and committed to deliver to tight deadlines

  • Must be able to multitask and manage several deliverables simultaneously

  • Previous line management experience

  • Systems: Hyperion/Essbase, Excel Advanced

  • Exposure to multiple currency environment



  • Fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)

  • Financial Accounting

  • Audit role in a big 4 firm (E&Y, PwC, Deloitte, KPMG)

  • ​Preferred background: Retail, FMCG, Drinks industry, Travel Retail


About Us:


Pernod Ricard Travel Retail EMEA is a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard Group. Pernod Ricard is the world’s leader in the Premium spirits industry. Pernod Ricard has chosen to focus on sustainable growth through a large portfolio of international brands and a high-end strategy, known as Premiumisation. Pernod Ricard Group Turnover is 9 billion €.


PR Travel Retail EMEA sells and promotes Pernod Ricard brands in the Travel Retail channel (airports shops, cruise ships, ferries, border shops etc).


We are a convivial, passionate, entrepreneurial and dynamic company. Premium is the heartland of our business and with one of the finest collections of drinks brands in the world we have earned the reputation for our unrivalled offering in premium spirits and wines – brands that embody heritage, quality and provenance.


Our key brands include Absolut, Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s blended whisky, Jameson, The Glenlivet, Malibu, Beefeater, Ricard, Havana Club, Martell, Royal Salute, Mumm and Perrier-Jouët.

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